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Burns & McDonnell Staff Traffic Engineer - Transportation (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Staff Traffic Engineer will work on project teams to create world class designs for new projects, alterations and redevelopments on a variety of projects.

  • Performs a variety of traffic engineering assignments including completing traffic analysis and studies, developing traffic signal plans, signal timing plans, maintenance of traffic plans, pavement marking plans, signing plans, and ITS plans.

  • Additional duties include quantity tabulations, QA/QC, and preparation of written reports.

  • Requires working knowledge of traffic engineering design standards including ITE, FHWA, AASHTO, MUTCD, and HCM.

  • This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving complex traffic engineering problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria, and a background with CAD software including MicroStation and AutoCAD.

  • Typical duties include managing project budgets, QA/QC and oversight of assignments delegated to junior staff.

  • Assigned projects will be for a broad range of DOT, municipal, and private clients on projects across the country.


  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program. and 3 years of civil engineering experience, consulting preferred required or

  • Bachelor's degree in civil or related engineering technology from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam. and 3 years of civil engineering experience, consulting preferred. Required or

  • Master's degree in civil engineering and 2 years of civil engineering experience, consulting preferred

  • Strong knowledge in standard civil engineering techniques and procedures.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.

  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)

  • Strong computer skills (e.g. AutoCAD, MicroStation, BIM (Revit), Civil 3D, PLS, PLS-CADD, RISA-3D, MathCADD), and/or hydraulic, hydrologic, pavement, civil analysis programs.

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.

  • Engineers in Training-EIT Certification Preferred

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Job Civil Engineering

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 240766

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-JN #TRN