Staff Engineer - Traffic

Mcmahon Associates Boston , MA 02298

Posted 3 weeks ago


The Staff Engineer is responsible for a full-time entry-level professional who will assist with work on a variety of transportation projects under direct supervision of an experienced professional. The Staff Engineer is also responsible for written tasks including the preparation of Traffic Impact Studies, Road Safety Audits, and other technical reports. They will work with Project Engineers to apply engineering concepts more broadly and develop skills for working more independently.


  • Complete data collection, field reviews, traffic engineering analyses, conceptual design, roadway design

  • Assist in the preparation or modification of reports, design plans, specifications, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and permits for projects

  • Use AutoCAD 3D Civil and other computer assisted engineering and design software/equipment to prepare engineering and design documents. Experience utilizing AutoCAD a plus.

  • Draft transmittals, memos, meeting minutes, proposals and response letters

  • Develop and maintain organized project files

  • Assist in client contact and communication pertaining to specific projects as necessary

  • Coordinate with technical staff as necessary

  • Perform field reviews for projects within the region to collect a variety of field data.


  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions to present to Supervisors

  • Knowledge of HCS, Synchro, AutoCAD 3D Civil, and Microsoft Office


  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university

  • Relevant internship or 0-5 years of experience


  • Organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Basic written and oral communication


This position has no immediate supervisory responsibilities.


This job operates primarily in a professional office environment. This role requires frequent and prolonged use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works outside the office and may be exposed to outside weather conditions. This position may include occasional lifting up to 50 pounds.


This position may risk exposure to bright/dim light, noise, fumes, odors, and traffic.


This is a full-time position. The typical work days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Some night and weekend work may be required.


Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be required according to the needs of the business.


This company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all qualified, interested parties, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.


While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary at any time with or without notice.

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