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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Civil Engineer - Traffic (Dallas) in Dallas, Texas


Burns & McDonnell’s Dallas office is looking for an ambitious and talented Assistant Traffic Engineer to join our growing transportation planning team.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll be empowered to build not just projects, but your career. Our expansive service offerings means stability, job security and incredible potential for growth. Move up to technical subject matter expert, project management or sales cycle, or explore opportunities across departments and groups. Establish and achieve evolving goals along your career journey — all at the same company.

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As an Assistant Traffic Engineer in our Dallas traffic group, you will work under the supervision of a licensed professional engineer (PE) and Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) to assist multidisciplinary project teams to create world class designs for public and private clients on a variety of transportation and development projects.

Our traffic engineers assist our transportation teams through each phase of the project development lifecycle (feasibility study, Schematic & Environmental, Plans, Specification and Estimates. Projects range in type and scale from City/County arterial widenings, innovative intersection designs and traffic impact assessments to billion dollar multi-level freeway designs, intelligent transportation system architecture, and railway designs.

Opportunities as an Assistant Traffic Engineer include:

  • Working with a close-knit team of multi-discipline professionals to ensure project success.

  • Corresponding and/or meeting with clients, contractors, and vendors.

  • Developing traffic operations and safety studies, microsimulation traffic models, traffic impact analyses, and highway capacity analyses.

  • Developing traffic phasing for traffic control plans.

  • Developing skills in software such as MicroStation, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, HCS, Synchro, PTV Vissim, & OpenRoads.

  • Designing traffic control infrastructure (such as signing, striping, lighting, and traffic signal plans).

  • Analyzing crash data to identify patterns and develop safety improvement strategies.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s of Science in Civil Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program. 

  • Or Bachelor of Science in Civil or related Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

  • Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year of experience.

  • Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) strongly preferred.

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred. 

  • Prior internship and/or related consulting experience preferred. 

  • Involvement on campus or in the community. 

  • Basic knowledge in standard civil engineering techniques, principles and procedures.   

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.

  • Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)

  • Basic computer skills and understanding of civil and traffic analysis programs (e.g. AutoCAD, MicroStation, OpenRoads, BIM (Revit), Civil 3D, HCS, Synchro, PTV Vissim, PLS, PLS-CADD, RISA-3D, MathCADD),

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without requiring future sponsorship for employment visa status.


Job Civil Engineering

Primary Location US-TX-Dallas

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 232344 Job Hire Type New Grad