Traffic Engineer

Location: Portland, OR

DKS Associates provides employees with professional growth through work on challenging, cutting-edge transportation planning, traffic operations and transportation design projects. We offer a generous compensation including competitive salary, annual bonus, 401(k) and participation our ESOP. DKS also offers excellent benefits with a choice of medical plans, dental, life, and short- and long-term disability.


The successful candidate will perform technical engineering work, supporting management of projects and helping lead a team of engineers focused on delivering high quality transportation projects. The successful candidate shall have strong experience in traffic operations and/or traffic engineering design. Desired traffic operations experience includes traffic operational analysis using Vissim and/or Synchro, traffic signal coordination, traffic signal controller programming, and corridor studies. Desired traffic engineering design experience includes traffic signal design, illumination design, signing/striping design, temporary traffic control design, and ITS/communications design.

The candidate shall have a BS/MS Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Transportation Engineering and 3-5 years related work experience. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or similar,
  • 3-5 years of experience in transportation engineering, including operational analysis and traffic engineering design,
  • Knowledge of Highway Capacity Manual methodologies and Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices requirements,
  • Experience in the preparation of traffic engineering PS&E packages for approvals,
  • Working knowledge of industry practices and regulations.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree specializing in transportation engineering
  • P.E. in Civil and/or Traffic Engineering, P.T.O.E.
  • Experience with client meetings and public meetings

If interested, email cover letter and resume: Indicate “Traffic Engineer #2015-014” in the subject line when applying.

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