AECOM Entry-Level ITS/Traffic Associate in Atlanta, Georgia

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Entry-Level ITS/Traffic Associate

United States of America - Georgia


Job Summary

The ITS/Traffic Department is actively seeking a creative, self-driven, highly talented ITS/Traffic Associate for employment in the Atlanta, GA office. As an ITS/Traffic Associate in the ITS/Traffic Department you will assist with a variety of work including traffic safety, traffic signal timing/operations, engineering studies, traffic signal design, ITS planning, ITS architecture, ITS design, and ITS communications. We regularly perform hands-on signal operations work, so you'll have the opportunity to implement and fine-tune traffic signal timing plans, troubleshooting traffic signal equipment, and program and troubleshoot traffic signal and ITS communications network equipment. You'll also have the opportunity to design cutting edge traffic engineering and ITS projects that implement the latest technologies for improving surface street transportation. If you are the successful applicant, you can look forward to joining a large, dynamic, and highly technical team of engineers and technicians who are driven to provide exceptional traffic and ITS services to our clients. This position reports to one of our Project Managers.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct remote traffic signal operations from a government agency’s traffic management center

  • Assess performance of traffic signal and communications equipment and prepare reports

  • Design intersection and traffic design projects according to each agency’s standards and plan development processes

  • Development of traffic studies, traffic engineering reports, roundabout feasibility studies, crash analyses, concept reports, road safety audits, and other traffic engineering tasks

  • Development and implementation of coordinated traffic signal timing plans, including building and optimizing Synchro models, developing timing databases, coordinating with agency staff to determine implementation needs/desires, implementing new timings, fine tuning new timings, and conducting before and after travel time studies

  • Perform troubleshooting and repair of traffic signal and communications equipment and prepare reports

  • Periodic travel required within Georgia and neighboring states

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good time management skills, a strong work ethic, attention to detail

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as of Land Desktop/AutoCAD, InRoads, InSite, and MicroStation)

  • Interest in Transportation and/or Traffic design projects

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ year of experience

  • Prefer Synchro/SimTraffic and MicroStation skills

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 168213BR