Traffic Engineering Project Manager

Job Locations US-NC-Raleigh
Regular Full-Time
Career Stage Type
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VHB’s growing Raleigh, NC team is looking for a Traffic Engineering Project Manager to join our Transportation team.  Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.  The right candidate would be joining a tight-knit team of transportation planners and traffic engineers who value technical excellence, career development, pride in our work, a collaborative team environment, and a passion for finding the right solutions that enhance mobility and safety.


At VHB, we’re invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. We’re proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for over 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact, and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.



These responsibilities summarized below demonstrate a breadth of services in design, operations, safety, and policy.  The ultimate candidate does not need to be deeply knowledgeable of all technical areas; rather, the responsibilities could include some or all of these as determined by the candidate’s strengths and interests.

  • Manage traffic engineering, transportation planning, and/or safety projects and contracts
  • Complete traffic safety and operational improvement studies for localized intersections and corridors
  • Lead development of traffic impact analyses (TIAs) and/or TIA reviews on behalf of municipalities
  • Provide analyses of traffic safety issues and crash reduction measures
  • Conduct field investigations to determine crash contributing factors and identification of appropriate countermeasures
  • Oversee quality and contribute to complex technical decisions on a range of multimodal transportation engineering assignments
  • Apply deep understanding of traffic signal design, operations, and/or systems
  • Address community traffic engineering and safety issues
  • Manage projects involving the design of traffic control devices (signs, markings, signals) and/or ITS
  • Complete interchange justification, functional design and access management reports
  • Develop mobility solutions which consider all users, including motorists, bicyclists, public transit users and pedestrians of all ages and abilities
  • Familiarity with North Carolina Department of Transportation traffic operations and safety policies and practices
  • Support policy and design guidance documents for traffic, technology, and control devices
  • Manage or support projects involving transportation technology including innovative, technology-driven approaches to serving transportation agency’s evolving needs

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Presenting to citizens and at public meetings as part of project outreach
  • The ability to manage multiple projects and work independently
  • An understanding of effectively overseeing multi-disciplinary projects and teams
  • Experience managing projects and marketing transportation services
  • Motivated to lead and mentor others


  • Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • 11-15 years of experience with professional traffic engineering
  • Registered as a PE in North Carolina
  • Background in traffic engineering and project management

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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