Transportation/Traffic Engineer - Design

Job Locations US-CT-Wethersfield | US-NH-Bedford | US-ME-Portland | US-MA-Springfield | US-RI-Providence
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Transportation/Traffic Engineer - Design | Hybrid


VHB is seeking a strong Transportation/Traffic Engineer with solid design experience to join our vibrant and growing transportation consulting practice in Connecticut. There is an option for someone to work from another VHB office to support CT projects, if meeting all qualifications.



  • Develop, analyze and evaluate traffic improvements including traffic signals and roundabouts
  • Develop traffic and transportation planning, safety, and engineering solutions for multimodal transportation projects
  • Conduct safety engineering analysis, including design and operational focused analysis
  • Design traffic control devices
  • Design work zone traffic control
  • Develop roadway and intersection design
  • Use guidance within the MUTCD to prepare and oversee traffic signal warrant analyses
  • Attend and lead meetings with transportation agencies and private developers
  • Prepare and participate in presentations to the client team
  • Prepare and review technical memoranda and reports

Skills & Abilities:

  • A strong background in traffic engineering and task management
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong writing skills for proposals, technical reports and memoranda
  • The ability to balance multiple concurrent assignments
  • MicroStation and/or AutoCAD, Open Roads and/or Civil3D, Vissim modeling capabilities, HCS and Synchro skills a plus
  • Final Design Plan Development


  • 5-8 years of transportation/traffic design engineering experience required, depending on level of education
  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering required
  • Master’s degree a plus (master’s degree may substitute for 1 year of experience)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license expected (or the ability to obtain registration within six months)
  • PTOE (Professional Traffic Operations Engineer) certification a plus

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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