Senior Traffic Engineer

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: West Chester

Howell Engineering, a Civil Engineering/Land Planning/Environmental Firm based in West Chester, PA is seeking Traffic Engineer candidates with 5 to 8 years of experience in traffic planning, impact studies and preparation of highway occupancy plans to start up a traffic division. Ideal candidate will successfully plan, organize and manage the activities and operations of a new Traffic Engineering Division, including hiring and management.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Management of Traffic Engineering Department and coordination with Civil Engineering and Land Surveying departments.
  • Preparation/Overseeing of traffic impact studies, master planning studies and highway occupancy permits
  • Transportation planning and permitting
  • Roundabout design and analysis
  • Signing and pavement marking design
  • Intersection design
  • Multimodal design
  • Traffic counts
  • Prepare written reports and presentations of project findings
  • Prepare technical proposals, cost estimates, plans, technical specifications, and reports, including day to day correspondence
  • Perform related duties as required


  • B.S. in Civil Engineering or related field; Professional Engineering license required, PTOE is a plus
  • Knowledge of operational characteristics, services and activities of a traffic engineering program
  • Working knowledge of computer applications relating to traffic engineering and analysis, including AutoCAD Civil 3D, Synchro 9 and HCS
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office
  • Must have the ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Must have good written and verbal communication
  • Must exercise sound, independent judgement, and initiative within established guidelines

A competitive benefits package is available that includes health, dental, vision, group life, short term and long term disability plans, a 401(k) program with matching, advancement opportunities and future ownership opportunities – all in a business casual work environment.

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