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AECOM Traffic Engineer (4+ years exp.) in Murray, Utah

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 looking for an experienced Traffic Engineer, with an emphasis in traffic analysis and VISSIM modeling, to support our traffic analysis team in Murray, Utah providing technical leadership and independent delivery of small to large projects.

Our team works with local and national clients to provide solutions to their transportation needs across all modes of travel. Typical projects and daily tasks focus on traffic engineering related services such as traffic projections, traffic impact studies, traffic analysis and simulation, traffic safety studies and the safety effects of design alternatives, conceptual planning and design, and other transportation related studies.

Projects may also include engineering design services for development of roadway striping, signing, signal, or maintenance of traffic plans for small to large highway and/or municipal roadways.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs or oversees—with little supervision—all aspects of traffic engineering studies including data collection, microsimulation model development and calibration (SimTraffic and VISSIM) or other deterministic models such as Synchro, HCS, Vistro, or Sidra, traffic forecasting, and analysis of alternatives

  • Documents results and procedures in technical memoranda and reports

  • Presents technical findings to internal project teams, clients, and the public

  • Support junior engineers in the execution of smaller standalone traffic engineering projects, or traffic entering tasks as part of larger projects

  • Provides day-to-day mentoring and guidance to junior engineers in the execution of their tasks.

  • Follows AECOM and client process in performing quality control tasks of other engineers’ work.

  • Works collaboratively with other discipline leads in the Murray office to perform business development activities such as identification of project opportunities, marketing clients, making technical presentations at conferences, assisting with proposal preparation, and assisting with recruiting efforts

  • Assists project managers in the development of scopes of work, cost estimates, and schedules

  • Proposes approaches to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments

  • Identifies discrepancies in results

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule



  • BA/BS + 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education


  • 4+ years of experience in traffic engineering

  • Experience in technical execution of tasks for traffic engineering projects with an emphasis of microsimulation and modeling of all modes of transportation and facility types.

  • Proficient with Synchro/SimTraffic, VISSIM, and HCS software

  • Expertise with Highway Capacity Manual and FHWA Traffic Analysis Toolkit methodologies

  • Proficient with standard Microsoft Office applications

  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing)

  • Experience in traffic safety analysis including Highway Safety Manual, traffic signal warrants, traffic signal and pedestrian crossing control system analysis, and design; and traffic signing and pavement marking analysis and design

  • Experience in supporting business development activities including preparing project proposals

  • Professional Engineer license in the State of Utah, or the ability to obtain license within 6 months

  • Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE)

  • Experience in task/project management, staff oversight, application and development of technical skills, and experience working directly with internal and external clients

  • Experience in mentorship and development of traffic engineering interns and/or entry level staff

  • Experience with traditional four step or activity based travel demand models

  • Project management experience

Additional Information

  • •Offered rate of compensation ([insert state] locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $85,000 - $105,000/yr.

  • 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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.


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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. 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: J10090447

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site