Traffic Senior Project Engineer

HNTB Job Title
Sr Project Engineer
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Why Choose HNTB?

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.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is currently seeking a Traffic Senior Project Engineer in our Parsippany, NJ office.


This position provides coordination of project execution and control to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through final design. Also accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to the discipline field. Coordinate efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort. Serve as technical liaison with client on project efforts. 

Job Summary

Provides coordination of project execution and control, in a given discipline area, to achieve continuity of purpose within scope, budget, and time schedules from initial start-up through project closeout. Also accountable for handling specific design aspects on projects appropriate to discipline field.  Coordinate efforts of assigned design team to ensure completeness and accuracy of design effort.  Serve as technical liaison with client on project efforts.  Responsible for gross revenue of $1-$2M.

Essential Responsibility

  • Responsible for the delivery of project discipline scope elements within budget and schedule.
  • Oversees completeness and accuracy of project team’s work. Supervises and guides team to overall project objectives.
  • Provides senior-level technical expertise to client on project aspects within the discipline.
  • Assists with project management duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

- Perform engineering analysis and prepare engineering reports in support of traffic operations, safety, signal retiming, adaptive signal control, corridor planning, feasibility studies, traffic forecasts, and traffic impact analyses.
- Perform and/or assist with signal design, adaptive signal system design, highway signing & marking, and other related traffic design work.
- Participate in traffic data collection studies and conduct project-related field work.
- Perform operational, safety and other design calculations.
- Check reports, calculations and drawings.
- Organize scheduling of specific tasks and assignments.
- Cost control on projects and quality control within discipline
- Coordination with clients
- Traffic engineering software experience (Synchro, SimTraffic, HCS, SIDRA, VISSIM)
- Highway Safety Manual application experience
- Experience in applying HCM, MUTCD, AASHTO, FDOT PPM, FDOT MUTS
- NY/NJDOT Crash Analysis application tools experience
- Experience on NJ/NYDOT traffic operations and safety work
- Design software experience is preferred (AutoCAD, MicroStation)
- Strong writing skills, including experience in writing technical reports
- Proficiency in MS Office products - Word, Excel and Power Point

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering
10 years relevant experience
PE or AICP (depending on discipline)

Preferred Qualification/Skills

- New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT)  and NJ Transit Planning experience preferred
- Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) and PTOE in New Jersey and New York or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
- Highway and/or Rail Station project experience preferred

General Work Conditions

Combination Office and Field Environment: Most work is performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use. Work may infrequently be performed at client’s job site, construction trailer, and in the field. Work may sometimes require working in inclement weather, working in a construction site, being exposed to heavy construction equipment and doing extensive walking. Adherence to applicable safety protocol is required.

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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