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Jacobs Traffic/Transportation Engineer-In-Training , EIT in Austin, Texas

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

We challenge what is currently accepted so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a long and rewarding career working with the globally ranked engineering solutioning firm, where there are the industry’s best and most innovative engineers, then Jacobs is where you belong!

By joining our team, you’ll be a key member of our Civil group in our San Antonio, TX or Austin, TX office where you’ll have the chance to work on challenging fast pace infrastructure projects. You’ll work on a variety of transportation and traffic engineering projects related to traffic operations, safety analysis, traffic signal design, signing design, pavement markings and ITS design. Work will be performed with traffic engineering software including SYNCHRO, Vissim, Highway Capacity Software (HCS) as well as traffic design software like OpenRoads, GeoPAK, and SignCAD

Come showcase your designing, leading, and managing skills! We’ll have you work in a team environment and ask you to guide as well as be a mentor to other less experienced staff. Working on both Design-Build and Design-Bid-Build projects, your value for high quality of work will be highlighted. This is an opportunity for someone who is aiming to grow their career in the diverse roles that Jacobs offers.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for performing transportation/traffic engineering tasks.

  • Performs basic traffic analysis tasks from data collection and reports analysis results in appropriate format.

  • Performs engineering calculations, sketches, drawings, technical comparisons and similar technical work as required by assignments.

  • Maintains effective communication with project team members and project leads.

  • Conducts independent research into project-related topics in transit, traffic operations, ITS and roadway safety to enhance quality of project solutions and delivery.

  • Assists in preparation of technical reports.

  • Research federal, state, and local government standards and regulations.

  • Provides periodic project presentations to team members.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.



Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

  • Engineer-In-Training License or on your way to be licensed

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:

  • Previous internships or work experience in traffic/transportation engineering

  • EIT certificate is preferred.

  • Previous experience with traffic software including Synchro, Vssim, or HCS

  • Experience with design software (i.e., AutoCAD, MicroStation, InRoads etc.)

  • Previous experience with GIS and Google Earth® Pro

  • Familiarity with Highway Capacity Manual, MUTCD, HSM

  • Previous work experience with TxDOT and other Texas municipalities

  • Experience assembling and reviewing construction drawings and specifications

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.