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HNTB Engineer III - Planning and Traffic Operations in Arlington, Virginia

What We're Looking For

HNTB is seeking an enthusiast regarding all modes of transportation and mobility of the future. The Engineer III – Planning and Traffic Operations in our Arlington, VA office provides operations planning leads tasks on major multi-modal transportation project across the Mid-Atlantic region. As a key member of our team, you provide creative solutions, direct client interaction, deliver projects successfully, and grow business. Strong interest in emerging transportation issues facing our clients is a plus.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Responsible for proactively managing the task's technical budget (direct labor and expenses, including technical sub-consultants), schedule, technical requirements, project communications and HNTB’s 4 for 4 performance: delivery of quality work, on time, on budget and to the client’s satisfaction on every project .Most importantly, has a 'can do' attitude.

  • Proven ability to develop and sustain trusted relationships with clients

  • Proven ability to deliver work in multi-modal planning and traffic operations

  • Past experience supporting complex multimodal projects involving operations analysis, traffic modeling, safety analysis and forecasting

  • Provide general technical support and assist in development of traffic engineering criteria for design projects

  • Prepare staff hour estimates, concept reports and project scopes

  • Assist in the mentoring, oversight, scheduling, and checking of work of a dynamic project team and work closely with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects

  • Develop and mentor junior staff

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master’s degree in Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, Civil Engineering, or related field

  • 6-7 years relevant experience preferred


  • In depth knowledge of principles for promoting walking, biking and transit use

  • Ability to develop creative solutions to balance travel modes within limited rights of way.

  • Understanding of traffic operations and design principles required

  • Familiarity with pertinent national, state (VDOT, DDOT and Maryland SHA), local, and industry standards

  • Thorough understanding and application of FHWA’s Volume III: Guidelines for Applying Traffic Micro- simulation Modeling Software, VDOT’s Traffic Operations and Safety Analysis Manual, HCM 2010, HSM, ISAT, and MUTCD

  • High-level of expertise in the following software: VISSIM, Synchro, CORSIM, Sidra and HCS

  • Familiarity with Cube

  • Experience in completing multi-modal traffic engineering and transportation planning projects with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), District Department of Transportation (DDOT), or Maryland State Highway Administration (MD SHA) preferred

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for completion of discipline engineering project elements such as reports, designs, specifications and plans.

  • Responsible for coordination and productivity of subordinates. Provides technical guidance to less experienced engineers.

  • Works closely with other disciplines and multi-discipline projects.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 5 years relevant experience

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

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