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AECOM Senior Traffic Engineer (Hybrid) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a motivated and experienced Senior Traffic Engineer (Hybrid) for immediate placement in our Albuquerque or Santa Fe, New Mexico office to lead our traffic/ITS engineering services. This is or could be a hybrid role, providing the flexibility to work from home a few days a week.

This position will work closely with local leadership to grow an existing traffic/ITS team to service a variety of clients based in New Mexico. Responsibilities include development of traffic/ITS business, management of projects, recruiting, staff development, client relationships, and coordination with peers in AECOM’s surface transportation business line. Our team works with local and national clients to provide solutions to their transportation needs. Typical projects will vary but may include development of ITS planning, traffic planning and analysis, signal/lighting design, and MOT. The successful candidate will be able to lead both planning/analysis and plan sheets, specifications, and estimates (PS&E) development for projects across the state and around the region.

Position Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Lead, build, and support a team of professionals to deliver:

  • Traffic analysis, forecasting, safety studies, traffic simulation, and conceptual planning/design

  • Plan sheets, specifications & estimates, technical memoranda, reports, presentations and other project documentation

  • ITS or emerging technology projects following the systems engineering process

  • Serve in various roles on traffic/ITS projects, or tasks as project manager, technical leader, expert advisor, or quality control

  • Actively participate in the team’s production of technical deliverables ranging from plans, specifications, estimates, reports, memorandums, etc.

  • Provide technical leadership and supervision of small-to-large tasks, working with junior staff and reviewing technical work and project documentation

  • Deliver assigned tasks on schedule and budget, while adhering to AECOM quality standards

  • Coordinate directly with other discipline groups within AECOM, as well as with external clients and sub-consultants

  • Perform work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

  • Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works.

  • Coordinate with Business Development leaders to capture project opportunities


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or related field and minimum of 8 years of related experience, or demonstrated equivalency of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent

  • (12) + years of relevant experience

  • Experience with Traffic Engineering projects and clients in the New Mexico

  • Experience with ITS or Emerging Technology projects and clients in New Mexico

  • Experience in business development activities including preparing project proposals and firm marketing

  • Professional Engineer license in New Mexico, or the ability to obtain license within 6 months

  • Experience and familiarity with traffic operational analysis including traffic projections, analysis, and simulation; traffic safety analysis, traffic signal warrants, traffic signal and pedestrian crossing control system analysis, and design; and traffic signing and pavement marking analysis and design, MOT analysis and design

  • Experience and familiarity with ITS and technology projects following the systems engineering process and local client requirements

  • The right balance of management, technical skills, and experience serving internal and external clients

  • Design Build experience

  • Familiar with or knowledge of: MicroStation, Synchro, VISSIM or other similar applications

  • Microsoft Office

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $93,000.00 - $165,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10110465

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid