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JOB TITLE:           Engineer or Technician/Specialist – Innovation and Technology Group

FLSA STATUS:     Exempt

SUMMARY:  The staff member will be responsible for performing various traffic engineering functions ranging to field and office reviews of traffic control devices, traffic data collection and analysis at the direction of an engineer.


  • Demonstrate proficiency in traffic engineering process, concepts, software, manuals, and criteria

  • Visiting sites to evaluate conditions of traffic control devices based on a variety of visibility and overall physical conditions.

  • Conduct field measurements of intersections and roadways.

  • Prepare elements within Traffic Impact Analyses (including field work/traffic counts, projection of traffic volumes, and traffic incident analysis).

  • Performing administrative engineering duties including development of reports and work orders based on client forms and criteria.

  • Maintain files and supporting documentation in accordance with company and/or client policy and accepted practices.

  • Construction inspection and field reconnaissance.

  • Performs other duties as assigned, commensurate with experience and appropriate training.

  • Adherence to all safety policies and procedures defined by the company and clients.

  • Report to client office and/or field sites up to 5 days per week on a regular basis.


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or certification as an Engineering Technician Certification or experience as contractor or inspector in the construction trades

  • 0-3 years of related experience

  • Knowledge of engineering standards as well as state and local regulations in Illinois a plus

  • Engineering Intern experience is a plus

  • Willingness to work in the field as requested, keeping safety as a priority

  • Valid driver’s license



  • Customer service – the individual is responsive to employee and customer requests and is proactive in preventing potential schedule issues

  • Attention to detail – this individual achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved

  • Problem solving – the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully

  • Interpersonal skills – the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things

  • Written Communication – the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and is able to read and interpret written information

  • Planning/organizing – the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans

  • Quality control – the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors work to ensure quality

  • Dependability – the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance

  • Ability to interact with employees and customers in a professional manner and with strong communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office


WORK ENVIRONMENT: Safety related activities are performed primarily in the field for construction projects of in the office for select information processing.  For design and engineering phases of work, a standard office environment with extensive contact and frequent interruptions can be expected.  Work may be performed from client satellite or field offices that may include garage and workshop space and other equipment necessary to maintain and repair agency assets.  Those field sites and office may include some mild exposure to elements such as dust, insects, and other wildlife.



  • Work may be performed in a standard office environment with extensive contact and frequent interruptions, and in the transportation infrastructure or outside in the field while performing field reconnaissance or construction management duties.

  • Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office and field setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation; and to verbally communicate to exchange information

  • Vision – See in the normal visual range with or without correction

  • Hearing – Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction


This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other instructions and duties. This job description may be revised from time to time and does not constitute a contract for employment.


TranSmart is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TranSmart utilizes E-Verify for employee work eligibility verification.

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