Entry-Level Junior Engineer - Transportation/Traffic Designer

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Category Engineering
The successful candidate will assist with calculations, analyses and design, as well as preparing studies, technical reports and figures, and design plans.

  • Work as a member of a design team on highway/traffic projects, under the direction of a professional engineer

  • Conduct project related field visits, crash statistic evaluation, traffic capacity and operations analysis, traffic impact analysis reports, signal warrant, safety evaluation, and other related traffic engineering work

  • Perform signal design, signal timing, signal optimization, signing pavement marking plans, roadway and sidewalk planning and design, and other related traffic/transportation engineering work

  • Perform due diligence and research on projects as required to provide the background information to start a new project

  • Research and interpret transportation data, community statistics and demographics

  • Prepare written planning documents, summarize information collected by others, and assemble reports

  • Roadway and intersection design; reconstruction and widening, and designing safety improvements

  • Preparation of calculations, plans, specifications, cost estimates and the development of technical reports

Position Requirements
Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong communication skills to interact with clients and internal employees

  • Self-motivated

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent analytical and judgment capabilities

  • Strong computer skills

  • Demonstrated ability to follow direction and work in a team environment

  • Experience handling multiple tasks and deadlines


  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering

  • 0-3 years of civil/transportation engineering/planning experience

  • Willingness to provide assistance to mid and senior level engineers and project managers required

  • Experience with AutoCAD a plus

  • Experience with Microstation and InRoads is a plus/preferred

  • Experience with Synchro and HCS a plus

  • Experience with Traffic Simulation Models (Vissim) is a plus

  • Familiarity/Experience with AASHTO is a plus/highly desirable

  • Familiarity/Experience with the MUTCD a plus/highly desirable

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software

  • Relevant highway/traffic design experience with NJDOT and/or NJTA projects is a plus

  • Reliable transportation to access job sites and a valid driver's license in good standing

  • Willingness to travel as needed for project assignments required

  • Ability to work in the field potentially in different weather conditions

  • Availability to work overtime as needed

Skills and Special Requirements/ Licensing:

  • Engineer In Training (EIT) certification preferred (or be willing to obtain within 6 months of employment)


  • Qualified candidate must have a valid driver's license and retain a clean motor vehicle report (MVR) for final consideration

  • Ability to read and understand plans and direction given in the English language

  • Ability to write in English

  • Basic computer skills

    • Ability to create and or edit Microsoft Word documents

    • Ability to create and or edit Microsoft Excel documents

    • Ability to create and or edit Microsoft Exchange emails with attachments

  • Possess the ability to stand on your feet for approximately 3 hours minimum a day up to 8 hours a day

  • Be able to wear GPI standard PPE, i.e. hard hats, safety vest, work boots, safety glasses/goggles

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Shift -not applicable-
Position Junior Engineer
Division Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt
Location GP05 - Lebanon Main

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