Traffic Engineer

ID: 38341 Location: Houston, TX
Discipline: Traffic Posted Date: 12/29/2021

Langan provides expert land development engineering and environmental consulting services for major developers, corporations, energy companies, healthcare systems, colleges/universities, and large infrastructure programs throughout the U.S. and around the world. Our employees collaborate seamlessly among 30+ offices and gain valuable hands-on experience that fosters career growth. Langan culture is entrepreneurial from advancing innovative technical solutions, to participating in robust training and knowledge sharing, to making progressive change within the communities we live and work.

 

Langan is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where employees are empowered to contribute their skills and knowledge to make impactful contributions. Langan is pleased to be recognized for three consecutive years as a top 10 “Best Firms to Work For” and top 100 “Hot Firms” in the nation.

 

Langan is seeking a Traffic Engineer to join its collaborative team in Houston, TX.  This individual will serve a key function in planning, design and permitting of traffic/transportation engineering and will assist with preparing technical reports, design plans and specifications. In this role, you will have an opportunity to fuel Langan’s growth in the Texas market, with the backing of a well-established firm.
 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Assists with the planning, design and permitting of traffic/transportation engineering, land development and infrastructure projects;

  • Uses engineering equipment and design software (AutoCAD, Civil 3D, etc.) to prepare engineering and design documents;

  • Applies knowledge and techniques of engineering and advanced mathematics;

  • Sets up field data collection efforts including traffic and parking counts;

  • Collects field data that affects traffic operations such as road geometry and traffic signal phasing and timing;

  • Assists with the preparation and modification of various engineering documents including reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, cost estimates and design plans for projects;

  • Calculates trip generation for projects by identifying and applying published trip rates;

  • Prepares gravity models to form the basis of project trip distribution;

  • Assigns project trips over road network using route assignment logic and engineering judgment;

  • Prepares scope of study reports to define traffic analysis locations for projects;

  • Summarizes field traffic volume data and prepares peak hour traffic volume networks for formal traffic analysis (existing, no-build, and build conditions);

  • Runs capacity analysis using various software (HCS and SYNCHRO);

  • Prepares individual sections of traffic impact studies;

  • Prepares conceptual road design, parking, site access and traffic signal layouts; and

  • Performs other duties as requested.

 

Qualifications:
 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering required with Traffic Engineering or Road Design focus preferred;

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0;

  • FE/EIT certification is preferred;

  • Prior related experience is desired;

  • Proficiency in HCS, SYNCHRO and the MUTCD is highly desirable;

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation software are a plus;

  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities;

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and 

  • Possess reliable transportation to access job sites and a valid driver’s license in good standing.

 

Langan is committed to employee wellbeing and providing a healthy and safe work environment.  Langan provides a rich array of programs and benefits to help its employees advance their careers and enhance the quality of their lives. Our comprehensive compensation package includes: full-time employment company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, and paid pregnancy disability leave; 401(k)/Roth with company match; paid time off including parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses; and educational reimbursement.

 

Langan offers flexible work schedules; extensive training; wellness programs; buddy and mentoring programs; employee resource groups; and much more!

 

Langan is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer committed to building a team that represents and values diverse backgrounds. Langan promotes a positive work environment of inclusion, where we respect each other’s differences and recognize that a diverse and inclusive environment is a key to our success.