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Traffic Engineer

Company: HDR
Location: Jackson
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

Watch Our Story:' https://www.hdrinc.com/our-story'

We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

HDR Engineering, Inc., is seeking a Traffic Engineer for our Jackson, MS office. Primary duties include working as part of a traffic team on a variety of traffic forecasting, analysis, and planning needs for a variety of transportation projects. Operational traffic analysis may include using a variety of modeling tools ranging from highway capacity software to complex micro-simulation models in VISSIM in order analyze everything from isolated intersections and roundabouts to urban arterials and freeway segments. Projects also include operational analysis, traffic safety studies, complete streets, multimodal studies, innovative intersection analyses, and report preparation.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Prepare traffic safety study reports, intersection and interchange operational analyses using HCS, VISSIM, SYNCHRO, SIMTRAFFIC and other applicable Transportation Engineering Models
  • Analyze, optimize, implement and fine tune traffic system timings along major corridors using SYNCHRO, SIMTRAFFIC, and VISSIM
  • Working with large data sets; field visits; write and prepare reports. #LI-JS6

    Required Qualifications
    • BS or MS in Civil or Traffic/Transportation Engineering
    • MS PE License or ability to obtain within 6 months
    • A minimum of 4 years experience in traffic engineering position
    • Knowledge of Synchro, HCS, MS Word and Excel is required
    • Experience must include traffic operations and safety; corridor studies, traffic impact analysis, highway capacity analysis; traffic
    • operational analysis; report preparation
    • Strong verbal and written skills
    • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must Preferred Qualifications
      • Knowledge of VISSIM, SIDRA, Cube, and Visum is preferred
      • Knowledge of MDOT guidance regarding standards and procedures for traffic operational analyses, PD&E studies, IARs, and access management is preferred.
      • Knowledge of HSM predictive safety analysis is preferred
        Why HDR

        At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Keywords: HDR, Jackson , Traffic Engineer, Engineering , Jackson, Mississippi

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