Senior Engineer Traffic/ITS

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At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That’s why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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Primary Responsibilities

The Transportation Division/Traffic Engineering and ITS Market Sector of HDR is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Traffic/ITS Engineer in our traffic engineering group for immediate employment in our LA region offices. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Traffic Engineering planning and design specific to ITS and traffic improvement projects as well as experience in emerging technology related traffic engineering issues. HDR is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects and task leadership positions. The successful candidate can look forward to projects including assignments such as the LAX Automated People Mover Project, LA Metro, OCTA, Nevada DOT On Call contract and the Shoemaker Bridge Improvement project. This candidate will be involved in the development and support of many other challenging multi-modal projects for agencies like LA Metro, City of LA, City of Long Beach, OCTA, SBCTA, TLMA and RCTC as well as other clients. The primary duties of this senior position include providing planning for the production of traffic operations analysis and design oversight for traffic design and traffic management system plans and all aspects of an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). You must be comfortable being viewed as a technical expert with recognized authority in an area of specialization that resolves problems of greater scope and complexity while planning and developing projects or design activities that have significant impact on major company programs. May serve as project manager on larger traffic projects, however, project management is not the sole focus of position.


Keywords: Senior Traffic/ITS Engineer, traffic analysis, traffic engineering, Synchro/SimTraffic.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • California PE license
  • 5 years traffic analysis and traffic engineering/design
  • Hands-on experience with AutoCAD, Microstation, Highway Capacity Software, Synchro/SimTraffic, AIMSUN
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word as well as other software integral in our business
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must


At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee ownership, employee health, performance, and success, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off, parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement. The expected compensation range for this position is $112,189- $167,555 annually depending upon skills, experience, education and geographical location. Stated benefits are for full-time regular positions. Temporary and part-time roles eligible for limited benefits.

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