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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Lead Traffic Engineer (ID# 44392) in Las Vegas, Nevada

Lead Traffic Engineer (ID# 44392) Las Vegas, NV

Category: Traffic Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 7

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Las Vegas Transportation Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Lead Traffic Engineer for our Las Vegas, NV office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform traffic design tasks requiring creativity, foresight and mature engineering judgment in the evaluation, selection and substantial adaptation and modification of standard design or engineering techniques and procedures

  • Design traffic elements (Traffic Signal, Signing and Striping, ITS and Lighting Plans)

  • Lead traffic studies and operational analyses of intersections, corridors, interchanges, freeways, and ramps

  • Develop maintenance of traffic and traffic control concepts and plans

  • Manage project or direct traffic tasks on projects and monitor project progress for technical accuracy and adherence to schedule and budget

  • Attend project progress meetings, design review, operations, and project production and delivery

  • Perform field work, including site inventories and/or traffic data collection

  • Coordinate with other design disciplines, including roadway, structures, environmental, hydraulics/drainage, storm water, electrical, utilities and right of way

  • Prepare project reports, plans, specifications, and estimate bid packages

  • Bicycle and pedestrian facility review and design

  • Supervise and perform MicroStation or AutoCAD drafting to support various design teams

  • Take an active role in business development related to traffic/ITS engineering projects in the regional market

  • Other duties as assigned

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field from an accredited program

  • Seven (7) years of experience in traffic and transportation engineering, including traffic signal and ITS design

  • Nevada PE registration, or ability to receive within 6 months

  • Experience developing bid packages, including plans, construction cost estimates, and technical specifications

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and ability to work within a team environment

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and traffic engineering software, e.g., HCS, Synchro & SimTraffic, VISSIM, and/or CORSIM

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited program

  • Familiar with MUTCD, HCM, AASHTO, ITE guidelines, ADA Accessibility Guidelines, and the NVDOT Roadway Design Manual

  • Experience with AutoCAD, MicroStation, AutoTURN, GuideSIGN, and/or ArcGIS

  • Experience and/or ability to perform field work, including site inventories and/or traffic data collection

  • Experience with site trip generation, operational analysis of intersections and roadways, crash and safety analyses, signal design, and/or signing and striping layout and design

  • PTOE certification


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.www.wsp.com/usa

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status