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AECOM Traffic Transportation Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

Company Description

We will give you 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.We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented, self-driven and motivated Traffic Transportation Engineer for immediate employment in our Arlington, Virginia office.

This position requires technical excellence in the field of traffic engineering, simulation, and analysis. The candidate must have a solid understanding and experience of various aspects of traffic and transportation methodologies and procedures.

As a Traffic/Transportation Engineer in the transportation department, candidate will work on regional and national surface transportation projects on a variety of tasks in the field of traffic simulation, planning, and engineering.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Engage in the engineering, planning, and simulation efforts for all areas of traffic and transportation projects

  • Collaborate with other engineers, planners, and modelers to research, analyze, or resolve complex transportation analyses or design issues

  • Engage in the engineering and planning effort for traffic signal design, traffic operations, and safety projects including following the agency's plan development process

  • Guide junior engineers and provide QA/QC for projects in various areas of traffic and transportation engineering, analysis, and simulation

  • Interact and coordinate regularly with clients and sub consultants in the various assignments

  • Understand trends, best practices, and innovation in the transportation industry and explore opportunities of implementing them on projects

  • Provide assistance in business development activities in providing responses to RFP, RFQ, and SOQ including technical writing, and scope and fee development

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise, and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment, and new energy. We’re one global team 47,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient, and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all our communities into the future safely and reliably.

We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.



  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/ transportation engineering + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education


  • 8+ years of industry experience in the field of traffic engineering, analysis, and simulation

  • PE license in DC and VA is required or ability to obtain through reciprocity in 3 months

  • Proficient with Synchro/ SimTraffic, HCS software, VISSIM, and MS Office Suite (SIDRA – preferred)

  • Experience with Microstation, AutoCAD, SignCAD, and GuidSign is preferred

  • Thorough understanding of traffic and transportation guidelines/ procedures/ plan preparation

  • Experience in leading the work with DDOT, VDOT and local municipalities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good time management skills, a strong work ethic, attention to detail and a strong desire to learn

  • Ability to work in multi-disciplines team environment

Additional Information

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

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10064016

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid