Lead Traffic Engineer - 48331
Nashville, TN

Lead Traffic Engineer - 48331

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WSP is currently seeking an experienced LEAD TRAFFIC ENGINEER for our growing Nashville, Tennessee office. This position will be a key hire to help grow our Traffic Engineering practice, including Traffic Engineering design, signal design, traffic analysis, and traffic studies. The WSP Nashville group serves clients from around the state on a wide variety of projects ranging from signal design and signal system design, corridor studies, complex roadway projects, greenways, and more. This position is an excellent opportunity to continue to enhance design, analysis, and production skills and build relationships within WSP as well as with a large number of clients around the state.
Responsibilities include:
  • Serve as task manager for traffic engineering projects
  • Work on Signal Design and Operational Improvements projects, signal optimization projects, as well as traffic engineering projects for TDOT
  • Work on traffic analyses and crash analyses for TDOT and municipal projects
  • Complete traffic studies as well as traffic impact study review
  • May also support design-build or other traffic engineering projects as needed
  • Specific tasks/project work include:
  • Traffic Signal Design
  • Signal timing development and implementation
  • Traffic Analyses
  • Traffic Impact Studies
  • Intersection and corridor improvement studies
  • Interchange modification studies
  • Safety studies (accident analysis, collision diagrams)
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field
  • 7+ years of traffic engineering experience
  • Registered Professional Engineer 
  • ITS and Signals Design experience 
  • Microstation or other CAD program proficiency
  • Knowledge of traffic engineering and planning software (HCS, Synchro, VISSIM, ArcGIS)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and Power Point 
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree
  • Registered PE in TN
  • TDOT and TN municipal experience
  • PTOE Certification
  • Project Management experience
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WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
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The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.