Senior Traffic Designer in Las Vegas

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Las Vegas, Nevada View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Senior Traffic Designer in Las Vegas Nevada. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Las Vegas.


Position : Senior Traffic Designer

Work location : Las Vegas, Nevada

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Part Time Senior Traffic Designer for our Las Vegas, NV office.  
Provides traffic engineering design support, guidance, and oversight to ensure the production of designs and specifications to be used for transportation engineering projects. Responsibilities involve providing support for and overseeing CADD designs on all aspects of traffic engineering, including traffic signals, lighting, ITS, signing, striping, traffic control, and MOT. Ensures that design phase deliverables, including plans, specifications, and estimates, are biddable and constructible. Ensures that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards for design, accuracy, and functionality.
Your Impact

Be involved with transportation projects that involve the design of traffic signals, lighting, ITS, signing, striping, traffic control, MOT, and other traffic engineering aspects. 
Perform traffic engineering design and prepare plans, specifications, and estimates (PS&E).
Supervise and mentor junior staff for traffic design and preparation of PS&E.
Conduct Quality Control and Quality Assurance reviews on design and PS&E.
Ensure the design and PS&E meets MUTCD, NDOT, FHWA, and local agency standards, guidelines, and policies.
Coordinate and attend design and progress review meetings with clients. Prepare meeting agendas, exhibits, and minutes
Provide design support services during the bid and construction phases of projects.
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in closely related discipline (or equivalent experience.)
7 to 10 years of relevant post-education experience in discipline with prior drafting and design support experience. 
Experience with both public and private sector work (e.g. state, city, county, utility districts, and private land development)
Experience supporting project managers and serving as deputy project manager.
Advanced proficiency with drafting and design support principles, practices, process, methods and techniques. 
Advanced proficiency with relevant codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements. 
Demonstrated experience with technical computations and calculations involving the application of geometry and mathematical concepts, understanding plans and specifications, and making factual comparisons to the appropriate standards or regulations. 
Proficiency with coordinating with clients, regulatory and resource agencies, communities, and technical staff required.
Analytical mindset with an ability to exercise sound judgement in evaluating situations and making decisions. 
Highly capable self-leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with employees at all levels of the organization.
Advanced proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, technology, math principles, spreadsheets, and tools.
Well-developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills required to reach conclusions from research, data collation, calculations, statistical analysis and identifying the most effective solutions to accomplish objectives of assigned projects.
Ability to work independently and provide guidance and leadership to junior team or project members, with strict adherence to QA/QC.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical workweek.
Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.

Preferred Qualifications 

Master’s Degree.
Essential professional licensure/certification.


Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Part
Primary Location: LAS VEGAS – S 4TH ST
All locations: US-NV-Las Vegas

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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