Civil Engineer - Transportation

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/2/2024 4:43 PM)
Bachelor's Degree


Our Virginia Beach, VA office is seeking an ambitious traffic engineer to support a variety of transportation projects for public and private sector clients in the Hampton Roads area. Kimley-Horn is celebrating 16 years as one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For.


Our team is looking for a traffic engineer to support and deliver a wide variety of transportation planning and traffic engineering/operations projects for many, diverse clients. Typical projects may include traffic operations analyses, safety analyses, traffic impact studies, traffic signal coordination and timing, traffic signal design, transportation planning studies, multimodal transportation planning and design, parking analyses, and other transportation projects. Projects will provide opportunities for in-office and in-field work. These projects require the use of analysis software and programs, some described below. Strong written and oral communication skills are needed. 


At Kimley-Horn, our engineers grow technically and professionally through direct project experience while working as a team to deliver for our clients. You will have an impactful role starting your first day. Beyond the training and experience you’ll gain working with your team day-to-day, we offer additional on- and off-site technical and consulting training courses, mentorship opportunities, leadership opportunities, and developmental programs geared towards growing the firm’s next generation of leaders. You will have opportunities to interact with clients and learn about project financials, and you will be expected to serve in task and project management roles as you grow and develop. As a valuable addition to our team, you will solve complex problems, exercise creativity, and collaborate with partners to provide excellent products for our clients. Your professional development is also important to us. We offer reimbursement for professional organization dues and professional licensure. We also provide allowances for study materials as you prepare for your exam. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant program (i.e., civil engineering) and 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Passion for transportation planning, traffic operations, and transportation design
  • Experience performing traffic analyses and/or traffic engineering design
  • Intermediate software skills using most of the following software:
    • Synchro
    • HCS
    • ArcGIS
    • AutoCAD Civil 3D
    • Microstation
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Passion and demonstrated drive to achieve goals
  • Use of creativity to recommend solutions to challenging problems
  • Attention to detail to deliver high-quality and accurate deliverables
  • Ability to contribute to a positive work environment
  • Sense of urgency and self-initiative to meet deadlines


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro to produce maps


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