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Traffic Engineering Associate

RS&H is currently seeking an entry level Engineer for our Carolina’s ITS & Traffic Signals Group in our Raleigh, NC or Charlotte, NC offices. The position is national in scope, but the Engineer will primarily work locally and regionally with associates based in Raleigh and Charleston, SC. Primary activities will include:
  • Coordinated Traffic Signal Timing
  • Traffic Signal Design
  • Traffic Signal Electrical Details
  • Controller Cabinet Testing
  • Traffic Signal Communication plans
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Integrated Corridor Management
Secondary activities may include:
  • Tolls Technologies
  • Emerging Technologies
This position offers hands on opportunities with a greater variety of skills than most civil engineering disciplines. The position will require office and field work in support of the above primary activities. Office responsibilities include development of coordinated traffic signal timing plans using Synchro and TruTraffic; MicroStation CADD drafting on tasks related to designing traffic signals, fiber-optic communications cable routing, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) plans; and development and hands-on testing of traffic signal electrical/programming details on a controller cabinet. Field work includes verification of properly operating traffic signals, travel time studies, implementation and fine-tuning for coordinated traffic signal timing plans; utility surveys and route selection for fiber-optic communications plans; and surveys for closed-circuit television camera (CCTV) and dynamic message sign (DMS) locations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Computer Science from an ABET accredited university
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
Preferred Qualifications:                 
  • Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, and/or Electrical Engineering coursework
  • Experience with Synchro and/or TruTraffic
  • Previous internship experience
  • Exposure to MicroStation