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Sr. Transportation / Traffic Engineer

Company: Avcon
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

As part of a design team or independently, the primary responsibilities of the Engineer will be to manage the planning and design of traffic elements associated with transportation and development projects. Duties may include preparation of traffic studies, design of traffic signalization, signing & pavement marking, maintenance of traffic and ITS/Fiber design.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS(may include but are not limited to):

  • Prepare traffic studies associated with land development projects, school projects or roadway improvement projects with the assistance of junior staff.

  • Study elements would include:

  • Trip Generation.

  • Traffic Growth Projections.

  • Roadway Capacity Computations.

  • Intersection Operational Analysis using traffic simulation software, such as SYNCHRO.

  • Update of Regional Traffic Models as needed to support project specific studies.

  • Coordination of traffic counts and use of on-line systems such as Streetlight.

  • Manage Traffic Warrant Studies with the assistance of junior staff.

  • Perform Roundabout Analysis.

  • Perform Intersection Control Evaluations.

  • Perform Crash Analysis Reports.

  • Prepare project layouts to assist in the implementation of the recommendations of the traffic report or study.

  • Plans and coordinates detailed aspects of engineering work; works on multiple projects of small to moderate size or portions of major projects using time efficiently to stay within budget and deliver on time.

  • Prepare Signalization Plans.

  • Prepared Signing and Pavement Marking Plans.

  • Assist with Business Development for new traffic related assignments and with roadway projects that naturally include traffic elements.

  • Attend community meetings related to traffic studies / impacts.

  • Review Roadway Plans prepared by AVCON Staff to ensure the traffic recommendations have been implemented.

  • Nights and weekends are generally not required but may occasionally be necessary with little or no advanced notice.


    • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering.

    • 10+ years of experience.

    • Working knowledge of SYNCHRO, required.

    • Working knowledge of ITS design, desired.

    • Working knowledge of MicroStation and Bentley GEOPAK Civil Engineering Suite V8i, desired.

    • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, desired.

    • Working knowledge of Civil 3D, desired.

    • Proficiency with MS Outlook, MS Excel, and MS Word.


      • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and clients.

      • Ability to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments with minimal supervision.

      • Ability to maintain confidentially and protect privileged client information and documents appropriately.

      • Ability to work calmly and effectively in a high-volume office environment under pressure of heavy deadlines.

      • Knowledge of correct English usage including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary.


        • Valid drivers' license and maintenance of satisfactory driving record.

        • Registered Professional Engineer (PE), preferred.

          There are no immediate supervisory responsibilities associated with this position. Although the Engineer may direct other staff to assist in preparation of plans, studies and reports, with the goal of creating a traffic group with staff reporting to this position.
          Work usually takes place in a clean, pleasant, and comfortable office setting. Site visits may occasionally take place in an outdoor environment.
          While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
          As dictated by client site protocol, candidate will be required to utilize proper personal protective equipment including but not limited to gloves, sleeves, leather protectors, hard hats, safety glasses and shields, safety shoes, covers, and helmets/hoods.
          Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
          AVCON, INC. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, AVCON complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment at every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
          AVCON expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of AVCON's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
          Founded in 1988, AVCON, INC. (AVCON)is a Florida-based, full-service engineering and planning firm specializing in transportation, facilities, development, and aviation projects. As a growing firm, AVCON continually looks for talented engineers in the civil, structural, electrical, and mechanical disciplines. AVCON has a staff of over 80 professionals and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida with regional offices in Niceville, Florida and Charlotte, North Carolina. AVCON has been ranked as one of Central Florida's largest engineering firms by the Orlando Business Journal consecutively since 2007.
          AVCON's projects include facility master plans; pavement evaluation and design; power distribution, building lighting, and electrical systems design; security and low-voltage electrical design; airfield lighting and navigational aids evaluation and design; airport hangar and terminal developments; traffic assessments and roadway design; utility coordination and design; drainage and stormwater improvements; residential and commercial site planning and design; HVAC, pluming, and fire protection design; and structural inspections and design.
          AVCON prides itself on partnering with clients, colleagues, and peers in Transforming Today's Ideas into Tomorrow's Reality.
          NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AVCON does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AVCON will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AVCON explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AVCON.
          Job LocationsUS-FL-Orlando
          ID 1645
          of Openings 1
          Category Engineering

Keywords: Avcon, Orlando , Sr. Transportation / Traffic Engineer, Engineering , Orlando, Florida

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