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AECOM Traffic Analyst/Microsimulation Specialist in Pompano Beach, Florida

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

Do you want to make a difference? AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a Traffic Analyst/Microsimulation Specialist to provide in-house consulting services with Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise. Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise is a part of the Florida Department of Transportation and consists of over 500 miles of limited access roadways across the State of Florida. The candidate will be part of a dynamic team, working on a wide variety of high-profile projects across Florida. This candidate will have the opportunity to bring original ideas and be on the forefront of planning and design that support future transportation improvements on existing roadways and new corridors.

This position allows the candidate to explore and conduct analysis in connected/automated vehicles, managed lanes, innovative designs, and multi-resolution applications. The candidate will participate in the development, calibration, and application of small, medium and large-scale micro-simulation models. Strong emphasis will be placed on technical understanding of traffic engineering/planning principles, writing and communication skills, and the ability to ensure delivery excellence.

The position is located in Pompano Beach, Florida.

Job Summary

  • Participate in transportation planning assignments including micro-simulation, corridor studies, safety studies, Interchange Access Request (IAR) documentation and Transportation System Management and Operations (TSM&O) studies.

  • Conduct traffic analysis for Project Development and Environment (PD&E) and Design projects using HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic, and Visum/Vissim software.

  • Analyze crash data and conduct predictive safety analysis.

  • Prepare Typical Section, Equivalent Single Axle Loads (ESAL) and Lane Closure analysis memorandums for design projects.

  • Collect traffic data or perform surveys in the field when needed.

  • Coordinate with other technical disciplines including conceptual design, environmental management, traffic operations, right of way and others to develop recommendations for proposed improvements.

  • Assist with written reports and presentations of project findings that support PD&E studies, Design/Concept projects, signal warrant analysis and corridor retiming studies.


Minimum Requirements

  • BS in Civil Engineering (with a transportation emphasis) or Urban Planning + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience in traffic operational analysis software such as HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic, and Vissim/Visum.

  • Knowledge and experience in statistical analysis software (i.e. SPSS,R) and programming (i.e, VBA, C+, Python)

  • Knowledge and experience of safety analysis using HSM, SPICE, ISATe, and IHSMD.


  • Master’s degree in related engineering or planning discipline can substitute for up to two years of work experience

  • PhD degree in related engineering discipline can substitute for up to three years of experience

  • Familiarity with the FDOT Traffic Analysis Handbook, Highway Capacity Manual, MUTCD, and Highway

  • Safety Manual, Interchange Access Request User Guide.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience in making presentations.

Additional Information

  • Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Relocation is available for this role.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $85,000.00 - $135,000.00.


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: J10103794

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site