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AECOM Entry Level Traffic Engineer in Birmingham, Alabama

Company Description

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Entry Level Traffic Engineer to be based in Birmingham, AL

The qualified candidate should possess a strong interest in transportation.

This position has a flexible start date anytime after January 2023.

  • Will assist with work that involves conventional transportation planning and traffic engineering practice

  • Participates in conducting engineering investigations and planning work by completing well-defined tasks. These tasks may include collection and analysis of data using established procedures, performance of routine calculations, and participation in evaluating the feasibility of alternate solutions.

  • Perform traffic simulation and capacity analysis

  • Develop project level traffic forecasts

  • Analyze traffic operations and patterns to develop recommendations to enhance them

  • Analyze crash data to identify crash patterns, probable causes, and develop recommendations to address them

  • Conduct field reviews to identify traffic operational and safety issues

  • Prepares assigned sections of reports working under the close review of a more experienced professional.

  • Perform analytical and investigative tasks including traffic and crash data collection and data management.

  • Perform field review of project study areas, such as pedestrian and bicycle demand/use studies, signal operations reviews, and traffic circulation studies.

  • Assist with the technical tasks involved in urban and corridor planning studies and the documentation associated with governmental acceptance.

  • Perform traffic operations/engineering and capacity analysis for intersections, corridors, and regional networks.

  • Assist in the management of tasks related to signal retiming, traffic impact studies, corridor planning studies, and highway safety studies

  • Prepare written reports and presentations of project findings.

  • Work under the supervision of a Project Manager



  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering

  • Interested in Traffic

  • EIT or FE from the State of Alabama (or ability to obtain within six month)


  • Experience with TransModeler, TransCAD, Synchro, HCS, Sidra, VISSIM, VISSUM, CORSIM

  • Strong analytical skills and good technical writing ability

  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and work well with coworkers, clients and contractors

  • Strong working knowledge of general civil engineering principles

  • Willingness to learn new programs for design

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Additional Information

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

  • Sponsorship not offered with this position

  • Relocation not offered with this position

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

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.

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.

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: J10075321

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East