Traffic Signal Specialist

Jacobs Engineering Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 months ago

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

We are hiring a Traffic Signal Specialist to support our Mid-Atlantic traffic engineering and intelligent transportation systems (ITS) practice. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with traffic signal timing and operations projects. Travel to a project site in Smyrna, Delaware will be required 50% of the time.

Job responsibilities may include:

  • Traffic signal design.

  • Timing and operations of traffic signals and signal systems.

  • Field visits and evaluation of signalized intersections across the state of Delaware.

  • Preparation of transportation reports and plans based on project analyses and assessments.

  • Coordination and attendance at project meetings with clients, engineers, planners and transportation system users.

  • Traffic data analysis, field data collection, and study preparation to support decisions on transportation systems, policies, and standards.

  • Project support in the delivery of technical and analytical services, including plan and specification preparation, data analysis, and research.


  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in traffic/ITS engineering including traffic signal operations and traffic signal timing plan development.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, such as word, excel, power point.

  • Synchro/Highway Capacity Software (HCS) experience required.

  • Must have demonstrable written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work with a team to meet project schedule and design challenges.

  • Experience with Siemens TACTICS traffic management software preferred, but not required.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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