Transportation / Traffic Engineer – Analysis

Job Locations US-NY-New York City | US-NJ-Newark
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Transportation/Traffic Engineer – Analysis | Hybrid | New York, NY | Newark, NJ


VHB is seeking a Transportation/Traffic Engineer with strong Vissim modeling capabilities and approximately 5 to 8 years of experience to join our Mobility group. VHB’s Mobility group in NYC is a leader in the industry, working on a slate of interesting and dynamic transportation and mobility solutions. This opportunity exists with a top transportation firm interested in substantial growth in the NYC market. VHB has consistently been rated as one of the top Engineering Firms to work for up and down the East Coast, was named one of Crain’s New York Business 100 Best Places to Work in New York City and has a high CEO approval rating on Glassdoor.



  • Work within a team of professionals in developing mobility and transportation planning and engineering solutions for a multitude of transportation projects
  • Participate in performing traffic impact studies
  • Develop and calibrate traffic microsimulation models to evaluate multiple scenarios, debug models to generate realistic results, explain the results of microsimulation models to clients in an accessible manner, and have the ability to independently accomplish these tasks with minimal oversight
  • Develop, analyze, and evaluate traffic improvements
  • Research and interpret transportation data, community statistics and demographics to assess the mobility needs of a community
  • Prepare conceptual designs for roadways, intersections, pedestrian and bicycle paths, etc. design
  • Prepare and review technical memoranda and reports
  • Participate in meetings with clients, consultant partners, and other stakeholders
  • Prepare and deliver analysis findings, concerns, and recommendations in a collaborative fashion
  • Serve as a task leader on small to mid-size projects

Skills & Abilities:

  • A strong background in traffic engineering, traffic modeling, task management, and supervision of professional staff where applicable
  • Substantial technical project experience and project management experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong writing skills for proposals, technical reports and memoranda
  • The ability to balance multiple concurrent assignments
  • The ability to train, mentor, and lead staff on a wide range of project assignments
  • Excel in working in a team environment
  • Experience with PTV Vissim, ideally with a demonstrated history of developing and calibrating multiple complex Vissim models
  • Experience with PTV VISWALK and VISUM preferred
  • Experience with other traffic microsimulation tools such as Aimsun or Sim Traffic is a plus
  • Experience with VBA, PYTHON, SQL and databases a plus
  • Experience with AutoCAD or MicroStation a plus


  • 5-8 years of professional transportation engineering experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or transportation required (master’s degree a plus and may substitute for 1 year of experience)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license in the State of New York or New Jersey expected (or the ability to obtain registration within six months)
  • Strong Vissim modeling capabilities required
  • Experience with HCS and Synchro required
  • Experience in the NYC/NJ area would be a plus
  • Experience with major agencies in the New York City metropolitan area including NYSDOT, NYCDOT, NYCEDC, PANYNJ, MTA-Bridges and Tunnels preferred

Our best estimate of the salary range for this position located in New York City is $92,000-120,000. The final compensation will be based on a variety of factors such as individual qualifications, education, and experience. 

Job Description Banner (June 2023) 

We are VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments. Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment. 


Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience, which includes: 

  • Diverse and inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects
  • Community and social responsibility as sustainable stewards
  • Focus on learning, development, and career growth
  • Best-in-class benefits, including flexible, hybrid workplace  

We are consistently rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing, and we hope you’ll join us! 


VHB is a proud Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Since our founding, we have intentionally fostered a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion—supported by deep-rooted core values, one of which is diversity. All individuals receive consideration for employment based on their qualifications without discrimination for race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.




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