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Traffic Engineer

Traffic Engineer

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Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

Our Piscataway, NJ office is currently looking for a highly-motivated Traffic Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate should have 5-10 years of related experience along with a BSCE, who is highly proactive, has excellent technical writing skills, and has familiarity with traffic analysis and simulation programs.  Prior experience as a CADD designer or Project Engineer on Transportation projects highly desired. This position also requires technical design background in at least one of the following areas: highway design, traffic engineering, as well as familiarity with NJDOT, NJTA, AASHTO and MUTCD standards. Experience using CADD/Design Software (MicroStation and/or AutoCAD Civil 3D) desirable.

  • Perform operational analyses and simulations of transportation systems using software packages such as VISSIM, Synchro/SimTraffic, Highway Capacity Software (HCS), CORSIM and SIDRA.
  • Prepare summaries of operational analyses, including documentation of inputs, processes, and outputs and measures of effectiveness.
  • Supervise data collection and field investigation efforts for transportation studies; including traffic counts, travel time runs, and inventories of roadway elements.
  • Utilize the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and other transportation standards, manuals and requirements of New Jersey to perform signal warrant studies and assist in the development of maintenance of traffic plans for highway construction and utility projects.
  • Independently develop traffic and transit travel demand forecasts using travel demand models and the Institute of Transportation Engineers’ Trip Generation Manual.
  • Independently evaluate and summarize operational and forecast data for use in transportation studies.
  • Independently develop traffic signal, electrical signal, signing & striping and maintenance and protection of traffic designs.
  • Function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Independently perform engineering design tasks for roadway/traffic projects from concept development to final design
  • Develop and review construction documents to include plans, specifications, and estimates

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering required
  • 5-10 years of experience working in Traffic Design. Design experience should include familiarity with roadway, and traffic elements, with the ability to independently develop construction documents
  • Working knowledge of VISSIM, HCS and Synchro/SimTraffic software required.
  • Hands-on traffic analysis, traffic engineering and travel forecasting is required
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to interface with all levels of personnel and management.
  • Understanding of procedures and data in the MUTCD and ITE Trip Generation Manual is preferred.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) required
  • Local candidates preferred
  • Experience working with New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) and New Jersey Counties preferred
  • Experience with MicroStation, GeoPak, AutoCAD, ProjectWise and Microsoft Office

Preference given to those possessing any of the following Technical Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
  • Synchro, VISSIM, HCS
  • Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification
  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve.

We believe in innovation and social responsibility.

We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide.

We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality.

We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work.

We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.


Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. 
No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


Location: Piscataway, NJ

Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM

Employment Status: Full-Time

Internal Requisition ID: 2017-4608


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