Traffic Lead in Baton Rouge

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana View on Map
  • Apply Before : December 8, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Traffic Lead, Apply WSP jobs Baton Rouge Louisiana. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below,

 

Position : Traffic Lead

Work location : Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Job Type: Full-time

Job id : 8112

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 experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. 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 Traffic Lead for our Baton Rouge, LA office.  Be involved in projects with our Transportation Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 
Provides subject matter technical support and leadership for multi-site/phase project investigation, remediation, analysis, improvement, planning, engineering, design, and operation of streets and highways, their networks, adjacent land uses, and interaction with other modes of transportation and their terminals.  Responsibilities include capacity analyses, reviewing permitting, and engaging in the design, concept development, and construction of roadways, traffic patterns, and traffic signal design and timing.  
Your Impact

Provide oversight with collecting, compiling, and analyzing data from the physical work site, surveys, blueprints, GIS data, maps, technical data, and other matrices for project development, design, and construction.   
Apply high-level professional, civil, and traffic engineering techniques and processes to identify improvements for various project phases involving more complex roadway transportation engineering work including concept development, preliminary design, final design, procurement, construction and operation.
Perform professional traffic engineering work and conduct more complex/comprehensive investigations and inspections of proposed and existing site conditions, roadways, intersections, signage, signals, pavement markings, and transportation corridors to determine conformance with applicable rules, standards, and construction or operating permits. 
Develop and design innovative concepts for larger scale complex intersection and strategic corridor improvements, including near term initiatives and longer-term capital improvement projects and studies that require coordination with authorities, sub-consultants, and clients.
Design larger-scale more involved traffic layout, communications networks, and traffic signal improvements to facilitate remote, real time corridor operations.
Involved from project inception to completion in the management of design and construction of traffic projects, including pavement rehabilitation and reconstruction, grading, drainage, pavement design, specifications, phasing, and construction safety plans.
Oversees the development and implementation of advanced technologies, monitoring devices, modeling techniques, design requirements, and operating strategies to account for the safety and functionality or end-users, transportation vehicles/systems, and implementing future-ready solutions with traffic engineering design standards.
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.

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or closely related discipline.
10+ years of relevant post education experience in engineering and traffic design. 
Engineer license required (multi-state preferred).
Prior demonstrated knowledge and experience of DOT advisory circulars and procedures.
Highly proficient with traffic engineering principles, practices, process, and design/build related to traffic control equipment, capacity and operational analysis, project management, and related communications systems.
Experience with roadway planning, design, and program/construction management; including project involvement in a variety of larger and more complex infrastructure projects, rehabilitation and construction/reconstruction of pavements, routes, navigational aids, grading design, and safety management. 
Strong knowledge of relevant roadway transportation construction laws, codes, regulations, compliance practices, and record-keeping requirements.
Highly proficient with making technical computations and calculations involving the application of engineering principles, understanding plans and specifications, and making factual comparisons to the appropriate regulations. 
Experience with planning and conducting inspections and investigations on various aspects of the construction and design of transportation corridors, applying applicable regulations and policies.
Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing intricate ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications 

Master’s Degree in Engineering.  #LI-PJ1

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: 25%
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: BATON ROUGE – KELWOOD AVE
All locations: US-LA-Baton Rouge

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. www.wsp.com
WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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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