Lead Traffic Engineer

Lead Traffic Engineer

Career Area: Engineering

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions, Inc. is looking for an individual to Lead its Traffic Engineer section for the states of Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia with interest in supporting general traffic engineering studies and analysis, along with safety analysis and reports. The candidate may also be asked to assist with transportation planning studies as needed and overseeing traffic signal designs, and traffic system intelligent transportation systems design for the Barge transportation business unit. These positions are located in our corporate office in Nashville, Huntsville or Birmingham, and Atlanta.

Responsibilities:
  • Serve as project manager for traffic engineering projects.
  • Ability to mentor, direct activities, and supervise work of traffic department staff
  • Lead and prepare various types of traffic studies such as traffic impact studies, Intersection safety analysis, Interchange analysis, assist with corridor planning documents
  • Lead / assists in the preparation or modification of technical reports, drawings, plans, specifications and permits for projects
  • Lead / assists in the analysis and design of a variety of Multimodal Traffic Projects.
  • Assists with transportation planning studies as needed
  • Collaborates with project team members, client representatives, review agencies to help resolve a variety of complex problems
  • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering documents.
  • Participates in project site visits with other project team members as needed
  • Provides Intersection and corridor operational analysis
  • Assists with the development of intersection operational improvements including pedestrian, bicycle, and transit facilities
  • Oversee traffic signal and signing/pavement marking designs that include multimodal facilities
  • Using Synchro software develop and help implement signal timing plans
  • Works with other disciplines such as survey, roadway design, and environmental to increase engineering knowledge and facilitate successful project delivery
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail
  • Performs other duties as requested


Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field from accredited university
  • PE certification required
  • 4-8 years transportation or traffic engineering experience preferred
  • Experience/ familiarity with Synchro, Sim Traffic, HCM and Microsoft office.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Basic familiarity with MUTCD, AASHTO, and the use of DOT Design Guidelines and Standards


Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.