Finding the right fit:

The Ayres Traffic group is seeking to hire a full-time traffic engineer. You’ll be working with a great group of people on a diverse variety of projects. As a new employee, you won’t just work anonymously on a conveyor belt of projects. Instead, you’ll interact and forge long-term relationships with clients so you can work towards creating solutions that solve their problems at a whole new level. You’ll be rewarded with flexible scheduling and opportunities for professional and personal growth within a supportive team.

 On any given day, you’ll:

  • Assist with the evaluation of traffic issues on transportation projects for freeways, arterial corridors, and intersections, including signals, roundabouts and other innovative intersection control alternatives.
  • Conduct traffic counts and surveys for existing traffic conditions.
  • Analyze volume and safety data.
  • Assist with preparing traffic impact analyses, traffic operation analyses and modeling, traffic signal warrant studies, intersection control evaluations, signal timing and phasing optimizations, alternative analyses and traffic signal design.
  • Evaluate work zone conditions and prepare transportation management plans.
  • Develop reports detailing recommendations for roadway improvements.
  • Design plans for safe control and flow of traffic.

Required qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in transportation/traffic engineering.
  • Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (FE).
  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE) or ability to obtain registration within 12 months.
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of related engineering experience.
  • A valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

Desired skills and experiences:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with several traffic engineering software including HCS, Synchro, SimTraffic, SIDRA, and Vissim.
  • Experience with traffic signal design.
  • Knowledge of FHWA, WisDOT and local operations standards.
  • Knowledge of the MUTCD and HCM.
  • Experience with traffic counting equipment.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.
  • Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE).
  • Road Safety Professional (RSP).

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