Traffic Project Engineer/Project Manager

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/11/2024 1:02 PM)
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US-PA-Mechanicsburg | US-PA-Radnor | US-PA-Pittsburgh | US-PA-Philadelphia
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Job Description

Dewberry is currently seeking a Traffic Project Engineer/Project Manager in our Pittsburgh, Mechanicsburg, or Philadelphia Offices. Primary responsibilities will be traffic engineering design, including Traffic Signal design and TIS studies. Work may also include Safety Studies, ITS, Signing and Pavement Marking Plans, and Traffic Control Plans. Candidate will be part of Dewberry's growing transportation engineering practice involved in a wide variety of projects in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. Ideal candidate will have 5 – 15 years of traffic engineering experience on PennDOT, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) and/or design-build projects. Applicants must have strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to work effectively and cooperatively in groups. 


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. The Fairfax, Virginia based firm is locally and family-owned. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. By joining our firm, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for over 60 years.


  • Prepare signal designs, signal reports, and signal plans. Complete intersection analysis, signal/pedestrian timings, wiring diagrams, and special provisions. Coordinate with PennDOT/ PTC staff and municipalities.
  • Provide traffic analysis for highway projects to assist with developing alternative designs which may include roundabouts, DDI’s, interchange/ramp reconfigurations, roadway widening, and intersection improvements.
  • Coordinate traffic counts with subconsultants.
  • Participate in Roadway Safety Audits. Complete HSM analysis for transportation alternatives.
  • Complete Temporary Signal Plans, Signing & Pavement Marking Plans, and Traffic Control Plans.
  • Determine scope of work and prepare man-hour estimates for traffic engineering tasks.
  • Assist in developing statements of interest, including strategies and potential alternative designs.
  • Provide mentorship and training for junior level traffic staff and work in a team environment.
  • Work with Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Traffic Staff to complete other tasks as needed.
  • Provide quality control oversight for all aspects of the traffic engineering tasks.
  • Involvement in professional societies is encouraged.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • PA Professional Engineer license is required, a PTOE is preferred
  • 5-15 years of experience in traffic engineering, preferably on PennDOT, PTC projects
  • Proficient with Synchro/SimTraffic, HCM Methodology/HCS
  • Proficient with MicroStation
  • Working knowledge of PennDOT and PTC design standards and best practices
  • Strong technical writing skills required for reports
  • Familiarity with MUTCD and AASHTO; Highway Safety Manual; SignCAD
  • Vissim Modeling, Highway Lighting and/or ITS design experience considered a plus
  • Ability to monitor schedules and budgets
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are required
  • Maintain positive employee relations and proactive project communication
  • Driving is a requirement of the position. A clean driving record will be required.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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