Traffic/Transportation Engineer


Neel-Schaffer is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership. Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, client focused environment?

An Engineering News-Record Top 250 Engineering Design, Planning and Construction Management firm, Neel-Schaffer has an opportunity for a Traffic/Transportation Engineer to work in one of our Mississippi Gulf Coast offices, either in Biloxi, Gulfport, Hancock County, or Pascagoula.

We are an employee-owned firm seeking an engineer with the desire to grow personally and professionally while working in a creative and collaborative environment to help deliver transportation projects and perform traffic studies throughout Mississippi. The successful candidate will provide transportation/traffic engineering services including traffic impact studies, traffic signal timing, traffic modeling and traffic operations, and help develop other leading-edge technology projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and optimize traffic signal timing and coordination plans
  • Conduct and implement traffic signal timing plans
  • Model complex traffic operations conditions involving multiple transportation modes
  • Interact with clients
  • Assist in preparation of traffic and ITS planning and operations studies
  • Take ownership of projects from start to finish
  • Perform field observation work when necessary

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (preferred) in civil engineering from an ABET EAC accredited program
  • Experience in traffic operations: 1 year (preferred)
  • Experience in traffic modeling software: 1 year (preferred)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented professional with strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of and experience with Synchro/SimTraffic, Tru-Traffic or other applicable traffic modeling software
  • Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office products

Required License or Certification:

  • Fundamentals of Engineering
  • Professional Engineering License (preferred)
  • Professional Traffic Operations Engineer certification (preferred)

Equal Opportunity Employer

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