Transportation/Traffic Engineer

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Lowe Engineers
Atlanta, GA, United States

Phone: 7708578420
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Transportation/Traffic Engineer


Atlanta, GA 

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Transportation/Traffic Engineer
Who We Are
Lowe Engineers is a full-service civil engineering, surveying, and mapping consultant serving a wide array of public and private sector clients. We strive to provide the highest quality product with individual needs being our highest priority. We commit to always go the extra mile and do what we say we are going to do!

Our Culture
We strive to create a culture of professionalism that is relationship oriented. Our Core Values demonstrate our commitment to not only our clients, but our employees and their families, as well as our entire community. We pride ourselves on our family centered atmosphere that builds employee relationships while promoting a balance of professional and private life.
Job Purpose:
The Traffic/Transportation Engineer provides oversight of the City’s traffic engineering duties and responsibilities on behalf of the Public Works Department which provides a safe, efficient, and properly maintained transportation infrastructure for the citizens and businesses in the City, in accordance with Federal, State and City standards.

Your Impact at Lowe Engineers:
  • Assist with identifying sidewalk and traffic improvement projects
  • Assist with prioritizing sidewalk and traffic projects based on projected annual budgets
  • Make selection of consultants on sidewalk and traffic projects as directed
  • Prepare and review project delivery schedules
  • Manage project consultants throughout the project
  • Public involvement, including supporting staff at meetings, and responding to comments/inquiries (including CitySourced)
  • Assist with preparation of project presentations to City Council, Neighborhood Organizations and other stakeholders
  • Attend Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeal, and/or City Council Meetings as needed
  • Coordinate with other departments within city and other municipalities
  • Provide technical support for other Public Works initiatives as needed
  • Supervise and inspect minor construction and maintenance work on roadways, sidewalks, or other public works projects
  • Prepare designs for simple public works and traffic engineering projects
  • Prepare exhibits and descriptions for easement and right-of-way agreements and maintain records thereof
  • Determine scope and review traffic studies prepared by outside entities for site development/site impacts
  • Review zoning and variance applications for traffic and transportation impacts as well as right of way impacts
  • Review Land Disturbance Plans and/or Building Plans for traffic and transportation impacts as well as right-of-way impacts
  • Receive and respond to traffic and transportation concerns and issues and determines and recommends appropriate resolutions to maintain positive community/citizen relations for the Department and City.
  • Assist with the formulation of policies and procedures for the department; review, amend, and update department policies, procedures, rules, regulations and standards.
  • Assist with or coordinate with outside consultants on roadway design and plan preparation
  • Cost estimates, report writing, shop drawing review, quality assurance review, client coordination and permitting.
  • Develop and review signal timing-timing parameters for new installations; analyzes traffic count data; evaluate existing signal timings
  • Perform traffic calming studies; recommend traffic calming solutions to management; ensure traffic calming devices are in compliance with applicable traffic control device regulations, standards, and specifications; present traffic calming presentations as necessary
  • Perform crash data analysis and develop crash diagrams; develop and maintain top accident location list, recommends solutions, and monitors results
  • Prepare or oversee the preparation of technical drawings, schematics and installation plans for traffic control devices
What You Bring to Lowe Engineers:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • P.E. License in Georgia or ability to obtain licensure within a year
  • Experience with or working knowledge of Georgia Department of Transportation Policies and Procedures
  • L.A.P. Certification a plus
  • GSWCC Level 1B or Level II Certifications a plus
Our Perks!
Lowe Engineers offers a competitive benefits package to reward employees!
  • 100% employer paid medical insurance offered to all full-time employees
  • Competitive dental and vision plans available
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA’s)
  • 100% employer paid short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Life insurance and AD&D insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Legal Shield and ID Shield
  • 401K match
  • Work/life balance to include paid time off and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Individualized training and mentor programs
  • Professional development including certification and testing
  • Professional membership support
  • Employee discounts with Verizon, AT&T, and many others
  • Complimentary coffee bar, office snacks, free food and fun-themed employee events
  • Endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers. Past events include Habitat for Humanity, Red Cross Blood Drives, stream cleanup and multiple STEM outreach events at grade schools as well as colleges and universities.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an e-mail to Lowe also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.