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Senior Traffic Engineer - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers


Burnaby, British Columbia, CA

Requisition ID: 147659 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview


Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) has an immediate opening for a Senior Traffic Engineer in our Design Group in Burnaby, BC.

You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, roadway, maintenance of traffic (MOT), civil, drainage and rail, disciplines. KIE is a multi-faceted and leading-edge division of Kiewit with best-in-class technical expertise focused on the design-build delivery of infrastructure projects. 

As a Senior Traffic Engineer, your ultimate goal is to ensure our roadways that we design are designed in a safe and efficient way, such that a drivers’ experience is safe and efficient.  

You will be expected to coordinate with project teams in Canada and the United States to design and product traffic engineering designs for design/build projects in North America.  

District Overview


Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's design-build management team are driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects to manage their multi-disciplined design teams to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk.

Our construction-driven engineers analyze root causes and resolve design issues before they impact schedule and budget. Particularly on large design-build projects, clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and design best practices for all projects that we support.

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. 
Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. 

We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America.

With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building pension plan, challenging projects and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.



This position is based out of our Burnaby, BC office with opportunities to travel within the Canada and US regions to projects as required.



  • Produce and deliver traffic engineering components for North American projects through coordination with multiple design teams.   
  • Lead traffic modeling, analysis, and design tasks, acting in responsible charge as needed.
  • Conduct capacity analyses, traffic counts on roadways to determine traffic volume and oversee Traffic investigations in the field.
  • Conduct traffic simulation / modeling software including Synchro/SimTraffic, Vissim, HCS, and other similar platforms.
  • Recommend traffic safety enhancements on basis of field studies.
  • Design traffic signals, signage plans (urban, highway, rural), marking plans.
  • Design of bicycle facilities (marking, geometry).
  • Design of geometric layouts, including simulations of turning maneuvers.
  • Analyze and evaluate complex design and construction phasing plans to formulate effective traffic engineering strategies, and to ensure compliance with the feasibility and safety issues.
  • Create design concepts and alternatives for traffic signals, signing and striping, and  Execute final design of project traffic elements such as traffic signals, ITS, signing and striping plans, and MOT plans.
  • Lead interdisciplinary design coordination to ensure that project elements are compatible.
  • Lead project technical meetings and provide coordination to resolve design issues plans.



  • 10+ years of transportation project experience, performing similar traffic duties as outlined above.
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Civil Engineering.
  • Professional Canadian engineer registration required.
  • Extensive knowledge of the MUTCD, Roadside Design Guide and construction traffic control design.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of designing traffic signal systems, signing and striping elements for transportation projects.
  • Familiarity with design-build delivery is preferred.
  • Working knowledge and experience of MicroStation, AutoCAD platforms. 
  • Skills in traffic simulation / modeling software including Synchro/SimTraffic, Vissim, HCS, Aimsun and other similar platforms.
  • Experience in developing Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) Plans is desired.
  • Experience developing construction plans for transportation projects is preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Work will primarily be performed in the Burnaby, BC office, but must be able to travel to project sites and attend meetings across North America as needed by the project.



We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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