Entry-level Traffic Engineer at Greenman-Pedersen Inc

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Location: Lebanon, New Jersey





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GPI offers excellent benefits, including a 401(k) plan, ESOP, medical/dental/vision plans, and vacation/sick/personal time, and more. GPI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. is seeking an Entry-Level Junior Engineer - Transportation/Traffic Designer to join our Lebanon, NJ office. As the successful candidate, you will have an interest in designing highway/transportation improvements, working on traffic and roadway design projects throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania. This is a unique opportunity to learn all aspects of traffic and transportation. The successful candidate will assist with calculations, analyses and design, as well as preparing studies, technical reports and figures, and design plans.


Do you value a company that puts employee satisfaction and diversity at the forefront of who they are? If so, GPI wants you!



GPI is a multi-discipline engineering firm providing planning, design, and construction services for transportation infrastructure and building system projects throughout the United States for over 50 years. Ranked in the Top 100 Firms by Engineering News Record, GPI is a forward-thinking, innovative firm with a culture that is committed to excellence and fosters staff empowerment. For more information visit: www.gpinet.com



Responsibilities:



  • Work as a member of a design team on highway/traffic projects under the direction of a professional engineer

  • Conduct project related field visits, crash statistic evaluation, traffic capacity and operations analysis, traffic impact analysis, signal warrant analysis, safety evaluation, and other related traffic engineering work

  • Perform signal design, signal timing, signal optimization, signing/pavement marking plans, roadway and sidewalk planning and design, and other related traffic/transportation engineering work

  • Perform due diligence and research on projects as required to provide the background information to start a new project

  • Research and interpret transportation data, community statistics, and demographics

  • Prepare written planning documents, summarize information collected by others, and assemble reports

  • Roadway and intersection design; reconstruction and widening; and designing safety improvements

  • Preparation of calculations, plans, specifications, cost estimates, and the development of technical reports


Qualifications:



  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering

  • 0-3 years of civil/transportation engineering/planning experience

  • Willingness to provide assistance to mid and senior-level engineers and project managers is required

  • Experience with AutoCAD is a plus

  • Experience with Microstation and InRoads is a plus/preferred

  • Experience with Synchro and HCS is a plus

  • Experience with Traffic Simulation Models (Vissim) is a plus

  • Familiarity/Experience with AASHTO is a plus/highly desirable

  • Familiarity/Experience with the MUTCD is a plus/highly desirable

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is required

  • Relevant highway/traffic design experience with NJDOT and/or NJTA projects is a plus

  • Reliable transportation to access job sites and a valid driver's license in good standing

  • Willingness to travel as needed for project assignments is required

  • Ability to work in the field in all weather conditions

  • Availability to work overtime as needed

  • Engineer In Training (EIT) certification preferred (or be willing to obtain within 6 months of employment)

  • Excellent analytical and judgment capabilities

  • Demonstrated ability to follow directions and work in a team environment

  • Experience handling multiple tasks and deadlines




Requirements



MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:



  • Maintain a valid driver's license with a clean motor vehicle report (MVR) for final consideration

  • Read, write, and understand plans and direction given in the English language

  • Basic computer skills with the ability to create and edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents, create Outlook emails and utilize SharePoint and Microsoft Teams to communicate with other team members


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