Traffic Intern - Summer 2022 at WSP USA

| Kansas City, MO
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This Opportunity

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, opportunities abound for you to help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Traffic Intern. This role will be based in Kansas City, Missouri, providing our clients with services in traffic engineering and traffic operations. The WSP Kansas City office is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri and the candidate could also be expected to work on projects that cover transportation planning, operations, design and road safety.

Your Impact
  • Transportation engineering/planning/design and road safety with department of transportation agencies and other potential clients.
  • Preparing analyses, designs, presentations and reports as required.
  • Undertaking traffic engineering and transportation planning projects: Traffic studies, multi-modal planning, Traffic impact studies, Transportation modeling, Traffic management plans, Signal optimization plans
  • Undertaking road safety projects: Local Road Safety Plans (LRSP), TEAP Studies; Crash analysis, Highway Safety Manual analysis, Transportation Safety Planning/Management
  • Undertaking transportation design projects: Traffic design (signals, pavement markings, signing, work zones) and ITS design (fiber networks, cameras, data collection devices)
  • Developing and strengthening existing skills and delivery transportation projects in accordance with client requirements and in line with company and industry best practice.
  • Understanding of agency processes and policies as they relate to transportation engineering.
  • Use of design and analysis software including: MicroStation; AutoCAD; Synchro; HCS; ArcGIS
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.
Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Working toward possession of a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis on transportation (or posession of said degree)
  • Ability to work effectively and competently with people at all levels in the organization; is a great team member
  • Ability to work without supervision; effective time management and strong organizational skills
  • Contribute on an on-going basis toward maintaining a safe working environment both for yourself and for those working with you or in your close vicinity
  • Good computer skills with knowledge of relevant software tools, in particular Word and Excel, and an ability to apply new tools
  • Ability to work to deadlines and see tasks through to completion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge and experience with any of the following software is a plus: HCS, Synchro, AutoCAD or Microstation
  • Local candidates preferred; no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship
More Information on WSP USA
WSP USA operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in New York, NY and New York, NY. WSP USA was founded in 2021. It has 5724 total employees. To see all 19 open jobs at WSP USA, click here.
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