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TRANSYSTEMS CORPORATION Traffic Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri

Founded in 1966, TranSystems is a multifaceted, national transportation-focused firm that provides consulting engineering, architectural, and construction expertise to enhance the overall transportation experience. Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, its nearly 800 professionals in more than 30 offices throughout the U.S. perform a broad range of services to all sectors of the transportation marketplace. Services are delivered throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to construction to long-term operations, maintenance and rehabilitation. We are able to draw on experts in all types of transportation modes to solve the most difficult and complex infrastructure problems that ultimately provide safe and efficient transportation solutions for the end user.TranSystems is seeking a traffic engineer to support a variety of design and planning projects. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to understand the application of engineering fundamentals on traffic engineering design and planning projects for a variety of clients, particularly states and municipalities. This position is with our Midwest traffic team.A candidate for this position should have strong listening and communication skills with the ability to write materials and develop plans that relay a clear message. Additionally, we are seeking someone who is eager to learn, is a team player and takes ownership of their work. The primary types of projects the candidate will be assigned include signing and pavement marking design, traffic signal and lighting design, maintenance of traffic design along with planning projects related to traffic impact studies, safety analysis, capacity analysis, and simulation modeling.Basic Qualifications:Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university Certified as an Engineer-in-Training, or the ability to attain within six (6) months of employmentProficient in Microsoft OfficeProficient in Microsoft OfficeKnowledge of the MUTCD, AASHTO Green Book, Highway Capacity Manual, ITE Trip Generation ManualKnowledge of various engineering software design systems, such as MicroStationKnowledge of various capacity analysis software, such as Synchro and VISSIM Preferred Qualifications of Candidates with 0-4 years of experience:Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited universityPreferred Qualifications of Candidates with 4-8 years of experience:Masters Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited universityLicensed Professional EngineerPTOE certificationGeneral Duties and ResponsibilitiesReceives instructions from a Project Manager or Senior Project Engineer as to the assigned tasks, budget for tasks, and general results expected.Conducts field work for the collection of traffic data, such as traffic counts, vehicle spot speed studies, sight distance measurements, delay studies, gap studies, etc. Prepares plans, specifications, quantities and cost estimates for the design of traffic engineering components of projects (including but not limited to, intersection geometry, signing and pavement markings, traffic signals, signal interconnect, roadway lighting, ITS, construction sequencing and work zone traffic control).Prepares traffic safety studies, traffic impact studies, and small-scale planning studies.Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing professional networks; participating in professional societies. These activities can be accomplished in person or virtually, if needed.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hand and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone keyb