Traffic Engineer (Mid Career) - TX


Westlake, TX, US Grapevine, TX, US Dallas, TX, US Irving, TX, US Fort Worth, TX, US

Requisition ID: 167235 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers 

Department: Design Engineering 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering (KIE) has immediate openings for several dynamic Traffic Engineers with 4+ years of experience, for our growing Traffic/ITS Group to work out of our Westlake Texas office and we do provide relocation assistance.  You will be part of our rapidly growing Infrastructure Design Department, which includes structural, geotechnical, MOT, pavement, utilities, drainage, roadway, rail, traffic, and materials disciplines. This infrastructure design group 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 Traffic Engineer, you will be expected to coordinate with project teams in Canada, Mexico, and the United States to design and produce traffic engineering designs for design/build and other alternative delivery projects in North America.   If you have an interest in developing your skills in Maintenance of Traffic, we offer training and development in this area.  

ENR released its 2022 Top 400 Contractor rankings. Kiewit ranks No. 1 in Transportation!  Come join a team of experts that lead the way executing design/build projects!  
•    No. 1 - Domestic Heavy
•    No. 1 - Petroleum
•    No. 1 - Transportation
•    No. 2 - Power
•    No. 4 - Working Abroad
•    No. 20 - Domestic Building / Manufacturing

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design Build/Alternative Delivery 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-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety. They analyze problems, determine 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 best design practices for all projects that we support.


Our participation leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.


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 provide training, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.


These positions are based in our Westlake Texas office.  


  • Lead/produce highway and traffic design tasks – in the following traffic sub-disciplines – for North America projects through coordination with multi-disciplinary design teams:
    • Signing
    • Pavement Markings
    • Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)
    • Traffic Signals
    • Lighting / Electrical   
  • Supervise, mentor, and evaluate junior staff
  • Conduct traffic operations and safety analysis, macroscopic to microscopic traffic simulation modeling, and various traffic engineering studies
  • Oversee Traffic investigations in the field and recommend traffic safety enhancements on basis of field studies
  • Analyze and evaluate complex design and construction phasing plans to formulate effective traffic engineering strategies, and to ensure compliance with the feasibility and safety requirements
  • Create preliminary design concepts and alternatives for traffic signals, signing and striping, lighting/electrical, and ITS features to support cost estimating
  • Execute final design of project traffic elements such as traffic signals, ITS, signing and striping, lighting/electrical, and maintenance of traffic (MOT) plans 


4+ years of transportation project experience, performing similar traffic engineering duties as outlined above
Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Civil Engineering. An emphasis in traffic engineering is desirable.
Registered as a Professional Engineer. (Or able to obtain PE within 6 to 9 months). PTOE is desirable.  
Demonstrable knowledge and experience of designing traffic signal systems, signing/striping, ITS, and/or lighting/electrical elements for transportation projects
Familiarity with design-build delivery is preferred
Working knowledge and experience with MicroStation (OpenRoads Designer (ORD)) or AutoCAD / Civil 3D platforms
Skills in traffic simulation / modeling software including Synchro/SimTraffic, Vissim, TransModeler, HCS, or other similar platforms are desired
General knowledge of MOT is preferred, and experience developing construction plans for transportation projects is ideal.

MOT Engineer, Maintenance of Traffic Engineer, Traffic Design, ITS Engineer, ITS Design Engineer, Highway Engineer, Roadway Engineer, Traffic Design Engineer, 



Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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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