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Traffic Engineer - Entry Level - Austin

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  • The candidate must have a BSCE degree and 0-5 years of experience in traffic and/or ITS engineering. They should be familiar with AASHTO, MUTCD, Highway Capacity Manual, and Highway Safety Manual, and have experience with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD. Additionally, they should have exposure to HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic, TransModeler, VISSIM, and/or VISUM, as well as experience in traffic control device design, ITS and CAV projects, and work zone traffic control. Strong communication, technical writing, and organizational skills are required, as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience working with TXDOT are a plus.
  • The candidate will be responsible for handling various tasks such as traffic operations modeling, simulations, capacity analysis, safety studies, and designing traffic control devices. They may work on high-profile projects for state and local agencies, gaining valuable experience in the field of traffic engineering.

Graduate Job



  • At Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP, we are "People Focused and Project Driven". We have been in business for more than 105 years and we are known for our quality work and quality employees. This is your chance to join our team – help us to design the infrastructure and buildings that improve the world!
  • We are currently seeking an entry-level Traffic Engineer to join our growing Transportation Practice in the Austin, TX. Our traffic team offers the opportunity to work on exciting projects such as adaptive signal systems, innovative intersections, and interchanges, TSMO/ATMS, managed lanes, and complete street projects that improve mobility for all transportation modes. 


  • BSCE degree required
  • EIT certification preferred
  • 0-5 years of progressive experience in traffic and/or ITS engineering
  • Familiarity with AASHTO, MUTCD, Highway Capacity Manual and Highway Safety Manual
  • Familiarity working with MicroStation and/or AutoCAD
  • Exposure to, or experience, with any of the following:
  • HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic
  • TransModeler, VISSIM, and/or VISUM
  • Design of traffic control devices (traffic signals, signing, pavement markings, lighting),and work zone traffic control
  • ITS and CAV projects
  • Exceptional communication, technical writing, presentation, and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally/written at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams)
  • Exceptional communication, technical writing, and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and willingness to work independently and cooperatively with others
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and manage time accordingly
  • Experience working with TXDOT a plus

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Our Traffic Department works on high-profile and complex projects for state and local agencies in Texas and throughout North America. Our traffic work is challenging, interesting, and in many cases, on the leading edge of traffic engineering applications in the industry.
  • Our entry level traffic engineers gain valuable experience working on a wide range of projects from small-scale intersection improvements to complex interchange and corridor projects. Specific assignments would include traffic operations modeling, simulations, capacity analysis, safety studies, transportation planning studies, CAV studies, travel demand modeling and forecasting, and design of traffic control devices including signals, signing, pavement markings, ITS devices and lighting.
  • Position may include working at client site(s) and infrequent travel.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





  • Flexible work schedule options
  • Competitive salary
  • Leave accrual and paid holidays
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Group Life Insurance, as well as additional optional life Insurance, short and long term disability insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Parental and maternity leave benefits