SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,300 experts across 19 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialistsdevelop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces. We are deeply committed to our promise to Design a Better Future - for our clients, communities and employees. Are you ready to help us get there?
The Ann Arbor and Detroit offices of SmithGroup are looking for aTraffic Engineerto join our team.SmithGroup has been named one of Southeast Michigan's Top Workplaces by the Detroit Free Press fornine (9)consecutive years!
Working with us, you will:
Be a collaborative team member, using your multimodal traffic engineering expertise to shape and guide the development of complex projects from concept to final design that range from complete streets and urban trails to urban design, mixed-use development, and campus planning projects.
Work with a multidisciplinary team of planning and design professionals from SmithGroup offices across the country.
Independently scope and conduct traffic engineering studies across a range of scales using the latest software platforms and analytical tools.
Ability to determine and facilitate the collection of traffic and transportation data for multiple modes of travel (vehicle, bike, pedestrian), including managing subconsultants or other traffic data providers.
Engage with Marketing, Business Development and other disciplines to effectively market our services in our growing mobility practice, including involvement in the preparation of qualification and proposal packages, interview materials and technical proposals as well as participate in thought leadership opportunities.
An ideal candidate has:
A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering with demonstratable expertise with traffic engineering principles, practices, and tools.
Minimum 5 years of experience working as a traffic engineer.
Preferred office location Ann Arbor or Detroit.
Professional Registration (PE) required. Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification a plus.
Expertise in multi-modal corridor design principles and methods - especially related to active transportation infrastructure.
Proficiency with traffic engineering software platforms, which may include VISSIM, Synchro, SimTraffic, HCS, PTV Vistro and/or other modeling platforms. SmithGroup will work with you determine the most appropriate software platforms to utilize to support our project needs.
Proficiency with AutoCAD and Civil 3D
Experience utilizing AASHTO, MUTCD, FHWA, and other technical guidance to inform the design, layout, and arrangement of transportation infrastructure. Sustainable design experience a plus.
Experience with traffic signal design, phasing and timing to support multi-modal design.
Desire to think innovatively and creatively - to use traffic engineering expertise to help guide and inform design solutions within a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency with MS Work, Excel, and Powerpoint.
SmithGroup offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and wellbeing resources. We promote a healthy work/life balance for our staff which includes an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays), as well as hybrid options that give our team flexibility to work within our vibrant office culture or remotely, as needed. We also offer paid time off that is immediately available to new hires, 8 paid federal holidays, and parental leave benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
SmithGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or arrest/conviction records.