Transportation Traffic Engineer

Job Locations US-VA-Richmond | US-VA-Virginia Beach | US-VA-Williamsburg
Regular Full-Time
Career Stage Type
Entry level
# of Openings



Transportation Traffic Engineer | Richmond, VA

Our primary clients are VDOT, various local and county governments, and private developers. Our projects include a wide variety of small to large infrastructure projects including sidewalks, trails, intersections, arterial roadways, urban roadways, interstates and interchanges; traffic signal design and timing; and traffic engineering studies. This position includes working on a diverse set of transportation design and studies throughout this expanding region.


  • Work within a team of professionals in developing transportation design and planning solutions for a multitude of multimodal transportation projects
  • Develop traffic sign, markings, and signal plans
  • Prepare traffic signal timing plans
  • Perform traffic engineering studies using Synchro, VISSIM, and other analysis tools

Skills and Abilities  

  •  Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  •  Comfortable working independently as well as on a team
  •  Detail oriented
  •  Self-motivated
  •  Strong computer skills
  •  Critical thinking


  • Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of 0-1 year of engineering experience, whether through coursework or professional experience
  • 1-3 years of professional transportation engineering experience with a focus in Traffic, preferably in a consulting environment highly preferred
  • MicroStation and/or AutoCAD experience 
  • Demonstrated use of Traffic engineering/operations software such as Synchro/SimTraffic, InRoads, and/or Civil 3D


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.

  • Inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation.
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects.
  • Amazing co-workers
  • A focus on learning and development
  • Flexible, hybrid workplace

It’s not surprising that VHB has consistently been 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 proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.




Applicants must be legally authorized to work for VHB in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.


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