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Job Description

  Are we the road to your future? Volkert is employee owned and a Top 100 design firm, committed to delivering the future of infrastructure in three key areas of service: Design + EngineeringPlanning + Environmental, and Program + Construction Management. We are currently searching for a talented Traffic Design Engineer to support our Southwest Region in San Antonio, TX. The successful candidate will work on challenging transportation design projects providing technical expertise and ensuring compliance with locality and state DOT standards. The candidate will serve as Task Manager and collaborate with multidisciplinary team and provide guidance and direction to project team for various traffic design tasks on roadway, bridge and interchange improvements, intersection modifications and pedestrian/bike facilities projects. This position offers an excellent career opportunity with tremendous growth potential. What you’ll be doing:

  • Prepare traffic signal design plans for new intersections and signal modifications to facilitate multimodal accommodations
  • Prepare temporary traffic control plan/traffic management plan (TMP) and signing, pavement marking plans
  • Prepare streetlight design plan and perform photometric analysis using Agi32
  • Prepare technical reports for IJR/IMR, and traffic/safety/road diet studies
  • Prepare Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) design plans
  • Prepare quantities and develop PS&E packages supporting highway design projects
  • Assist in preparing conceptual intersection layouts, schematics, signal timings and engineering reports
  • Supervise and mentor junior engineers
  • Attend project meetings with clients

What you need to have:

  • BS in Civil Engineering
  • 5-10 years of traffic engineering experience
  • EIT is required, PE is preferred
  • Proficiency in MicroStation and/or AutoCAD (OpenRoads/InRoads preferred)
  • Familiarity with TxDOT and/or general DOT traffic design standards, MUTCD and AASHTO
  • Proficiency in traffic analyses software such as VISSIM, Synchro/Simtraffic, Sidra Intersection, HCS
  • Local state DOT experience is preferred
  • Self-starter and capable of completing tasks with minimal oversight
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written
  • Characteristics of a successful Volkert team member:
    • Be a brand ambassador for the company who engages in diversity and inclusion,
    • Be self-motivated to meet individual goals and maintain accountability in a team environment
    • Exercise initiative and independent judgement in the solution of work problems
    • Be able to communicate effectively- verbal and written
    • Be able to multi-task in a team environment

Volkert Perks:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexibility and a positive work/life balance
  • Challenging and innovative projects
  • Employee referral program
  • Professional development
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan + employer matching
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • Employer-Paid Life/AD&D insurance
  • Employer-Paid short-term disability and long-term disability
  • Wellness incentives
  • Additional voluntary benefits

The words from our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas A. Hand, PE, capture best how you can make an impact while working for Volkert.  “For nearly a century, Volkert has done meaningful work that improves our infrastructure and quality of life. With our commitment to employee ownership and sustainable growth, you can build a career here that really makes a difference.”– Thomas A. Hand, PE, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Volkert does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.  

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