Traffic Operations/Traffic Engineer -Mid-Senior

Location: Seattle, WA

Join a leading transportation firm that values your expertise and rewards your accomplishments. Named as one of the “Best Firms to Work For” by ZweigWhite, DKS Associates is a growing national, employee-owned specialty transportation engineering consulting firm. We provide significant growth potential & the opportunity to work on challenging, cutting-edge traffic operations and transportation planning projects. You will be rewarded with a generous compensation package, which includes competitive salary, annual bonus, 401(k) and participation in the DKS Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Additionally, DKS offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package with a choice of medical plans, dental, life, and disability.


The 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, and ITS design.

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering or similar,
  • 5-10 years of experience in transportation engineering including operational analysis of arterial networks and traffic engineering design,
  • Knowledge of Highway Capacity Manual methodologies and Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices requirements,
  • Experience in the preparation of ITS, communications design, and 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 or Electrical Engineering,
  • Experience with design/implementation of signal systems, field equipment and development of signal timing plans,
  • Experience with client meetings, public meetings, proposals and project management,
  • Consulting and business development experience.

If interested, email cover letter and resume: Indicate “Traffic Operations/Traffic Engineer #2015-005” in subject line when applying. Be sure to label any attachment with your full name (i.e. First Name.Last Name_resume).

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