Senior Transportation Engineer

WSP USA Orange , CA 92856

Posted 3 months ago

Be involved in projects with our Southern California Transportation Engineering Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Senior Transportation Engineer for our Orange, California office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop transportation solutions together with our design, roadway, transit, traffic, and planning teams

  • Use cutting-edge analysis, modeling, and simulation techniques to evaluate traffic operations alternatives to best improve safety, access, and mobility

  • Perform traffic analyses and travel demand forecasting for a variety of transportation engineering and planning projects

  • Prepare and run travel demand models using TransCAD and/or CUBE

  • Support development of regional and project-level traffic forecasts

  • Analyze transportation problems and identify potential solutions

  • Perform traffic operations analysis using Synchro/SimTraffic, HCS or other software

  • Forecast traffic flows

  • Prepare tables, figures, and writing for technical reports and presentations

  • Prepare traffic studies, technical reports and/or documents in compliance with federal, state, regional, and local requirements and applicable laws and standards

  • Perform traffic design tasks and drawings related to the development of conceptual transportation projects

  • Support preparation of final design plans, cost estimates and special provisions

  • Prepare documents to summarize impacts for communities, public agencies, and decision-makers

  • Manage projects/tasks and monitor scope, schedule, and budget

  • Engage in business development activities, including client engagement and pursuit management

Talent is the essence of meeting our client's objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we'd love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related field

  • At least ten (10) years of experience in engineering or transportation-related field

  • California Professional Engineer (PE) or Traffic Engineer (TE) certification or AICP certification, or ability to obtain within 1 year

  • A core understanding of the role of traffic engineering principles and practices in the broader development and delivery of major urban transportation and infrastructure projects

  • Interest in traffic operations, traffic design, and multi-modal analysis

  • Strong technical writing, analytical and communications skills and ability to work within a team environment

  • Excellent research and problem-solving skills

  • Experience with Synchro, VISSIM, or similar traffic analysis software

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

  • Strong technical writing, analytical and communications skills and ability to work within a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Transportation Engineering, City and Regional Planning, or related field

  • AICP Certification

  • Previous experience working on projects in California

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation

  • Business development experience

  • Experience supervising and managing staff


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status

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