Traffic Engineer

Traffic Engineer

Career Area: Engineering - Civil

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions, Inc. is looking for a Traffic Engineer for the State of Tennessee with interest in supporting general traffic engineering, traffic signal design, smart corridor / Intelligent Transportation Systems design in the Barge transportation business unit. This position is located in our corporate office in Knoxville TN.

  • Help in the development of the Barge Traffic engineering group in East TN including the Tri-Cities, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Knoxville, as well as municipalities just west of Knoxville and the University of Tennessee
  • Build relationship with TDOT Region 1 and City engineers
  • Participate at high level in professional societies, ITE, ITSA, ASCE
  • Help in recruitment of Traffic personnel to Barge
  • 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 design of a variety of Multimodal Traffic Projects
  • Lead / assists in the design Signals and signal systems and intelligent transportation engineering projects
  • 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 and design 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
  • Prepares traffic signal and signing/pavement marking designs that include multimodal facilities
  • Using synchro software develop and help implement signal timing plans
  • Lead and work with young engineers and design technicians
  • 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 for the state of TN
  • 4-8 years transportation or traffic engineering experience preferred
  • Experience/ familiarity with CADD, Synchro, 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 DOT Design Guidelines and Standards (Tennessee DOT)

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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled