Burns & McDonnell Traffic Engineer in Chicago, Illinois


Performs a variety of traffic engineering assignments including completing traffic analysis and studies, developing traffic signal plans, signal timing plans, maintenance of traffic plans, pavement marking plans, signing plans, and ITS plans. Additional duties include quantity tabulations, QA/QC, and preparation of written reports. Requires working knowledge of traffic engineering design standards including ITE, FHWA, AASHTO, MUTCD, and HCM. This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving complex traffic engineering problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria, and a background with CAD software including MicroStation and AutoCAD. Typical duties include managing project budgets, QA/QC and oversight of assignments delegated to junior staff. Assigned projects will be for a broad range of DOT, municipal, and private clients on projects across the country.


Bachelor's degree in civil engineering from ABET accredited program. Minimum 5 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience). Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Experience using traffic engineering software including Sidra, HCS, Synchro. Completion of PE exam.


Job Civil Engineering

Primary Location US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

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Req ID: 181264