Entry-Level Traffic Engineer

at VHB in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Entry-Level Traffic Engineer
Job Locations

US-VT-South Burlington | US-ME-Portland




Regular Full-Time


VHB is seeking a talented Entry Level Traffic Engineer/Planner to join our Transportation Systems team in Vermont or Maine. The selected candidate will work with a team of traffic engineers and transportation planners on a variety of public and private sector projects across several markets, including municipal, state agencies, private sector, and higher education.

Our ideal candidate has an interest in the practice of transportation engineering and planning across all modes and is eager to apply practical solutions to real world problems for our clients. Our ideal candidate is prepared to build their skills through on-the-job training on a variety of projects that may include traffic and transportation modeling and analyses; infrastructure projects; traffic signal design and timing; multimodal transportation safety studies; corridor studies; and regional planning studies across all modes. This position includes developing and enhancing a diverse set of skills on transportation design, operations, and/or planning projects throughout the state.

Work within a team of professionals to develop traffic and transportation planning and engineering solutions for a variety of transportation projects
Collect and tabulate traffic and safety data.
Performing intersection and corridor operational analyses using Synchro, SimTraffic, HCS, Sidra, and other analysis tools.
Complete traffic engineering tasks and analyses; traffic impact studies; transportation planning and safety analyses.
Preparing written documents (memoranda, reports, plans), summarizing data and analysis, and assembling reports to convey findings and recommendations.
Develop intersection designs, including traffic signal timing plans, traffic control devices, roundabouts, and multimodal facilities.
Skills and Attributes
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Familiarity with some of the following systems: Synchro, GIS, AutoCAD, Excel, Word, or similar
Background or interest in traffic modeling and traffic operations
Background or interest in traffic data analysis
Familiarity with transportation standards and guidance
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Team-oriented with ability to perform multiple tasks independently in a timely manner
Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail
Enthusiasm to learn and ability to take responsibility
0-1 years of professional experience, preferably related to traffic engineering or planning
Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
EIT preferred
Hiring Salary Range - $64,000 - $70,000. However, the final agreed-upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, and experience.

WE ARE VHB! We're an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.
Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment.
Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience.
Inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation.
Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects.
Amazing co-workers
A focus on learning and development
Flexible, hybrid workplace
It's not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We're growing and we hope you'll join us!
VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.



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VHB is a proud Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Since our founding, we have intentionally fostered a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion—supported by deep-rooted core values, one of which is diversity. All individuals receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications without discrimination for race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Job Posting: 987441

Posted On: Sep 18, 2023

Updated On: Sep 18, 2023

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