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Traffic Engineer II – Nashville, Tennessee
 
( Alternate locations available – Memphis, Louisville, and Evansville)   
 
 
Opportunity :
 
 
Do you have a passion for safety on the highways? We are looking for an engineer with an affinity for simulating traffic patterns to alleviate congestion and improve safety on major road and highway transportation projects.  If you are the right one for us, you love using Synchro, take great pride in your work, and think of traffic modeling as more than just a job! Join a great team of transportation experts and help fix the roads and highways around the Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana region , including the modernization of various regional interstate systems.
 
Parsons has engineered and constructed more than 10,000 miles of roads in more than 40 countries on six continents. Our road and highway projects circle the globe, through crowded cities and empty deserts, across rivers, and over mountains.  Join our team of technical experts and make your mark to change the course of roads forever! 
 
Position Overview and Responsibilities:
 
The successful candidate will perform traffic engineering assignment duties and will be involved in:
 
  • Traffic Operations Analysis - Experience with Synchro, HCS and VISSIM (a plus) and their application on freeways, major roads and local roads. In-depth knowledge of the Highway Capacity Manual.
  • Traffic Signal Design - Experience in the preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates for traffic signal construction. Experience with Tennessee, Kentucky, or Indiana Department of Transportation projects is a plus. A proficiency in MicroStation CAD software is desirable.
  • Signal Timing - Experience with development and implementation of signal timings, including data collection, and programming of signal timings is a plus.
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
Qualifications:
  • BS degree in civil engineering, or related field,  from an accredited institution is required.
  • Candidates possessing a MS degree with an emphasis in traffic engineering is desirable
  • 5+ years of experience as a traffic/transportation engineer; experience with hands-on traffic simulation using software programs such as Synchro/SimTraffic, VISSIM, HCS, etc
  • Proficient working knowledge of, and strong hands-on experience with, major types of technical analyses (including traffic impact analyses, safety studies, signal corridor studies, capacity analyses, signal designs)
 
 
 
 
Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.
 
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