Senior Traffic Engineer


Raleigh, NC

Industry: Engineering Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 336 days ago

Major Function/Role:

  • Under direction, applies full competency in transportation engineering work and broad knowledge of precedents in specialty area. 
  • On design assignments, understands how to clearly convey the design intent to engineering drawings and specifications. 
  • On assignments involving engineering investigations and planning work, has a firm grasp of the fundamentals of engineering processes and their application to operating systems. 
  • On projects involving engineering services related to construction activities, has developed a thorough understanding of construction methods and the manner in which engineering drawings and specifications are translated into the constructed product. 
  • Upholds engineering ethics and standards of conduct.


Job Duties:

  • Performs work that involves conventional transportation engineering practice with particular emphasis on traffic control plans, signing and pavement markings, and traffic signals. May include a variety of complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials or procedures, or difficult coordination requirements.


Education & Experience:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering. 
  • This level may be achieved by Engineers with four years' experience since B.S.; three years experience since M.S. 
  • Incumbents typically have six to ten years' experience since Bachelor's degree.


Special Skills:

  • Proven technical writing and communication skills.
  • May be eligible for project management training.
  • Experience with North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) plans, standards, and specifications is desired


Professional Registrations:

  • P.E. license is required. Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification is desired.
  • For candidates without a PE, 10+ years of relevant experience will be considered to qualify at the equivalent level of Engineer III.