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AECOM ITS/Traffic Engineer IV in Atlanta, Georgia

United States of America - Georgia, Atlanta

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an ITS/Traffic Engineer based in Atlanta, Georgia.

As an ITS/Traffic Engineer in the ITS/Traffic Department, you will assist with a variety of work including traffic signal timing/operations, traffic engineering studies, safety studies, traffic signal design, ITS planning, ITS architecture, ITS design, and ITS communications. If you are a successful applicant, you can look forward to joining a large, dynamic, and highly technical team of engineers and technicians who are driven to provide exceptional traffic and ITS services to our clients.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunities 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development megaproject, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy, and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer


A senior technical resource may serve as a technical advisor for the team. Develops design, study, or signal operations procedures to facilitate high-quality cost-effective work by others

QPL Operations:

  • Manages the ITS qualified projects list (QPL).

  • Reviews vendor submittals for placing their products on the QPL.

  • Coordinates with vendors and GDOT staff to accept or reject product approvals.

  • Prepares and revises technical specifications as needed.

Signal Operations:

  • Leads team developing and implementing signal timings.

  • Leads active management of signal timing systems.

  • Provides quality reviews of reports and studies documenting active management activities.

  • Assesses the performance of traffic signal and communications equipment and prepares reports.

  • Performs troubleshooting and repair of traffic signal and communications equipment and prepares reports.


  • Leads/manages design of intersection and traffic signal design projects according to each agency’s standards and plan development processes.

  • Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

  • Prepares technical specification sections.

  • Participates in the interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.


  • Develops specialized solutions.

  • Uses expertise in all steps of completing studies.

  • Performs quality control review of analyses, studies, signal timing plans, calculations, or drawings.

  • Applies acquired expertise and knowledge to solve project challenges and provides coaching to peers and team members.

  • Actively pursues continuous learning of technical advances, emerging business/industry trends, and competitive positioning.

  • Interacts regularly with clients (internal and external) to expand work assignments or market new work.

  • Effectively manages assigned projects/tasks and be in responsible charge of task activities and schedule

  • Manages client expectations (internal and external) to ensure the client is highly satisfied with the project(s)

  • Effectively manages project teams including engineers, planners, and technicians.

  • Develop new business by fostering existing and new client relationships.

  • Assist with and/or lead proposal development opportunities, including go/no-go decisions, determining teaming partners, scoping tasks, preparing estimates, and managing the proposal development team.

  • Periodic travel required within Georgia and neighboring states to serve GDOT projects and visit clients.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS Civil Engineer

  • Six (6) or more years of ITS/Traffic engineering work experience or demonstrated equivalency of project management experience and/or education.

  • Ability to meet company standards for background checks and drug tests.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer license.

  • GDOT traffic engineering design and project experience.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250213BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.