Resource Options, Inc.

Traffic Engineer

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Location: New York, New York

Job Description

At Resource Options (ROI), we understand the biggest asset of any company is its’ people.  We are looking for people like us who take pride in their work, are good team-players, are professional and know how to put in an honest days’ work.  If you share these values, we would enjoy meeting you. Come join our team!

Traffic Engineer - NYC

Our client is seeking a Traffic / Transportation Engineer to join its collaborative team in New York City. This individual will serve a key function in performing traffic & parking studies, transportation planning studies, traffic event management studies, and traffic signal/roadway design projects.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team of engineers, working on exciting and meaningful projects across many different market sectors. Our work includes projects in professional and collegiate sports, healthcare, higher education, distribution, K-12, commercial, office, retail, mixed-use, and more.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and perform the planning and permitting of traffic/transportation engineering, land development, and infrastructure projects;
  • Conduct traffic analysis for traffic impact studies;
  • Oversee field staff collecting traffic volume, road, and regulatory data;
  • Conduct preliminary traffic reviews at the project concept stage to identify critical traffic-related issues;
  • Apply knowledge and techniques of engineering and advanced mathematics;
  • Write and/or review draft reports including traffic impact studies and parking studies;
  • Use engineering equipment and design software (SYNCHRO, HCS, etc.) to prepare engineering and design documents with proficiency;
  • Prepare draft proposals and review draft invoices and project budgets in collaboration with team members;
  • Lead tasks associated with the preparation and modification of various engineering documents including reports, specifications, plans, cost estimates, and designs for projects;
  • Supervise or coordinate the work of staff engineers, interns, and others who assist in specific assignments as needed;
  • Coordinate and perform field inspection services, as needed; and
  • Perform other duties as requested.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering;
  • 3+ years of experience in traffic/transportation engineering, traffic impact studies, traffic signal warrants, parking studies, driveway & roadway design, and traffic signal design;
  • Current EIT licensure; P.E. a plus;
  • Experience with HCS, SYNCHRO, and the MUTCD is required; Knowledge of AutoCAD and MicroStation are a plus;
  • Ability to coach and assist with the management of staff;
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple clients and projects and to develop and manage project budgets;
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and judgment capabilities;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively individually and in a team environment;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; effective public speaking skills;
  • A valid driver’s license in good standing;
  • Ability to occasionally travel and participate in field work; and
  • Ability to work overtime during evening and/or weekends, as needed by project schedule.
Pay: $75K - $100K

Now in our 25th year of operation, ROI partners with professionals in the Design, Construction and Environmental industries to help them identify great opportunities within their area of expertise.  With offices throughout New England, New York and New Jersey, ROI seeks candidates interested in rewarding opportunities with companies serving the natural and built environments.  Representative positions include carpenters, electricians, laborers, pipefitters, plumbers, OSHA 40 technicians, CDL drivers, lab pack chemists, HEO’s, w/ww operators, analytical chemists, environmental scientists, EH&S professionals, land surveyors, M/E/P, civil, structural and geotechnical engineers, architects and interior designers, project managers, estimators, superintendents, OPM representatives and more.
ROI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

ROI intends to provide a safe and drug-free work environment for our employees and our clients; as such you may be required to take a pre-employment drug screen before beginning employment

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