Traffic Civil Engineer Job at TranSystems Corporation, Kansas City, MO

  • TranSystems Corporation
  • Kansas City, MO

Job Description


We are excited to share once again TranSystems has been recognized as a top 100 design firm by Engineering News-Record in 2024. TranSystems is committed to building strong relationships with our clients, partners, and communities, because we believe we can go farther together. We act with integrity, use resources wisely, and proactively enhance projects with new thinking for sustainable infrastructure solutions. Our team incorporates these core values every day: All-In Always - Passionate Problem Solvers - Driven to Serve .

Interested in joining our team? Great! Were looking for top talent to grow with our firm.


What you'll be challenged to do:

TranSystems Kansas City office, located in the heart of downtown, provides transportation engineering services on highway, bridge and rail projects throughout the country. We are growing, and have an immediate opening for a Traffic Engineer with 4 or more years of experience.

We are looking for a candidate to join our team who is excited to work on a variety of complex projects with colleagues who enjoy all aspects of design. The Highway & Traffic Team is currently involved in safety and design alternative analysis, corridor reconstruction projects, interchange and intersection improvements, bridge preservation projects and bridge replacement projects. Our success has been built on teamwork with our colleagues in highway, bridge, stormwater, and utility design. We strive for innovation and ingenuity in our designs so we can provide the best outcome for all transportation users.

TranSystems embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values of our company culture. We recognize the importance of diverse perspectives and backgrounds on our teams. Our goal is to foster an inclusive and accessible workplace where everyone has opportunities for success. TranSystems is currently working and onboarding employees remotely. TranSystems appreciates the importance of work-life balance and offers flexible work schedules and environments.

General Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review design calculations.
  • Research design alternatives, code requirements and present findings.
  • Prepare and review reports, contract drawings, cost estimates and specifications.
  • Communicate regularly with the Project Manager as to expected results, workload, and progress.
  • Advocate for, lead, and mentor entry level engineers.
  • Communicate and attend meetings with clients, subconsultants, and other project stakeholders.
  • Engage in business development activities including information gathering, preliminary design and proposal writing.
  • Develop accurate engineering designs and plans with quality presentation, while meeting project budgets, schedules, and company standards.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.


What you bring to our firm:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • At least 4 years highway and engineering experience
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
  • Microstation & Geopak, Open Roads Designer, VISSIM, VISUM, AutoCAD.
  • Traffic signal design and Synchro experience, knowledge of MUTCD, HSM & HCS
  • Actively engages multiple perspectives when solving problems, seeks to learn from peers, and encourages reciprocal learning among team members.
  • Actively advocates for full inclusion in the workplace, fostering an environment that welcomes diversity and values equity for all employees, partners, clients, and the communities that TranSystems serves.

What wed prefer for you to bring to our firm:

  • Certified as a Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) preferred
  • Experience working with KDOT and MoDOT other local transportation agencies
  • Familiarity with highway design principles
  • Experience using VISSIM

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however, construction and field assignments can be severe (i.e. Airport noise, inside factories, construction equipment, jack hammers, etc).

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, depending on field assignments.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hand and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone keyboard. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk or hear, and drive a car. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pou

Featured Benefits:

  • Hybrid (in-person and remote) work environment.
  • Comprehensive health benefits package including wellness, maternity/paternity leave, and employer paid AD&D, STD, and LTD.
  • 401(k) company match
  • Vacation accrual separate from sick time.
  • Eleven (11) paid holidays for 2024 with the option to substitute 2 holidays for employees to celebrate other day(s) of significance.
  • Six (6) day winter break in 2024 that is included in the paid holiday schedule.

TranSystems is proud to be an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender , sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any 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).

As the employer of choice, we are committed to action and strive for a company that reflects the vast diversity of our country and the communities we serve. TranSystems is committed to embracing diversity in all forms, including race, culture, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, thought and religious background. We acknowledge the impacts of prejudice and discrimination on historically underserved communities. We commit to establishing a more diverse, inclusive and positive work environment that drives innovation.

Recruiters or staffing agencies: TranSystems is not obligated to compensate any external recruiter or search firm who presents a candidate, their resume, or profile to a TranSystems employee without 1) a current, fully-executed agreement on file and 2) being assigned to the open position (as a search) via our applicant tracking solution.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Contract work, Local area, Immediate start, Remote job, Flexible hours,

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