RS&H Talent Acquisition

Traffic/ITS Engineer I

Job Locations US-TX-Austin | US-TX-San Antonio
# of Openings
Tolls & Technology
Job Level

The Opportunity

RS&H is currently seeking a Traffic/ITS Engineer I to join our Transportation and Tolling Practice in Austin or San Antonio, TX!


Job Summary: The position is national in scope, but the Engineer will primarily work locally and regionally with associates based in Austin, TX or San Antonio, TX. This position requires supervisory as well as hands-on office and field activities in support of the above primary activities. It offers a greater variety of opportunities than most ITS/traffic signals positions.


Primary activities will include:

  • Traffic Signal Design
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems Design
  • Coordinated Traffic Signal Timing Development and Implementation
  • Traffic Signal Electrical Details
  • Traffic Signal Communication plans
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems Planning

Secondary activities may include:

  • Traffic Analysis
  • Tolls Technologies
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Controller Cabinet Testing
  • Roadway Lighting Design
  • Signing and Pavement Marking Design


Essential Functions:

  • Development of detailed ITS and Signal plans using Bentley platform CADD drafting (PowerGeoPak and OpenRoads) on tasks related to designing traffic signals, fiber-optic communications cable routing, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) plans

  • Cabinet testing of traffic signal electrical details; traffic signal timing optimization; and development of specifications, estimates, and technical memoranda related to design

  • Field work includes verification of properly operating traffic signals, travel time studies, implementation and fine-tuning of optimized traffic signal timing plans

  • Utility/existing conditions surveys and route selection for fiber-optic communications plans and surveys for closed-circuit television camera (CCTV) and dynamic message sign (DMS) locations.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited program or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience. This experience includes working on parts of a major project or multiple moderate-sized projects
  • PE required
  • Proficient in production software and construction document production

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Coursework that includes Transportation Engineering, Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, and/or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with TXDOT specifications and procedures

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Please note: no agency representation or submissions will be recognized for this vacancy. Candidates should apply directly to this role to be considered. It is the responsibility of all third-party recruiting and employment agencies to know and adhere to our recruiting policy.

The Team

From managed toll lanes and long-range corridor plans to complex interchanges, major roadway, and segmental bridge designs, our teams provide the highest quality planning, environmental and engineering design solutions to our clients.  Each day, we partner with transportation agencies and local governments across the country to keep our communities moving and improving the overall quality of life.  By joining our team, you too can lead the evolution of transportation.

The Company

Employee-owned, RS&H is one of the nation’s leading architecture, engineering, and consulting firms whose associates work hard every day to create a more connected future where everyone can thrive. We offer an exceptional journey from start to future. Our integrated teams translate experience into insight, turn challenges into opportunities, and build relationships that are as strong as the buildings and infrastructure we deliver together. We attribute our success to an unwavering commitment to our core values of: integrity, caring, forward-thinking, creativity, inclusivity, and ownership.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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