Senior Traffic Engineer

Michael Baker International
November 20, 2020
New York, NY
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Michael Baker International is a leading provider of architectural, engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker’s more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit


Consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top 20 transportation firm, Michael Baker International offers clients an integrated team of professionals versed in all aspects of transportation planning, analysis, modeling & simulation, design, systems integration and construction management.  In addition, Michael Baker International is a recognized leader in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining safe and efficient transportation infrastructure including highways, bridges, airports and mass transit systems.


The Senior Traffic Engineer is responsible for leading field inventory for traffic analysis and design, traffic data collection programs, traffic analysis and studies, technical reports, traffic modeling and simulation, traffic demand forecast and models, transportation management plan and traffic engineering design including traffic signal layout and timing, intersection design, pavement markings and striping, signing and traffic control plans You will leverage your engineering knowledge and skills to manage the preparation of engineering plans, calculations, and reports, technical specifications, and construction estimates and schedules. You will have the opportunity to instruct and guide junior engineers in the development of engineering reports and analyses.

  • The best part being a Senior Traffic Engineer at Michael Baker is that no two days will be the same. You will face different challenges every day, some of which will be extraordinarily complex.

  • Most days will be spent in the office leading traffic analysis and/or preparation of engineering designs including, traffic signals, timing plans, traffic control plans and pavement markings plans.

  • Other days you will help prepare technical proposals and reports or meet with client representatives on projects.

  • On some days, you will make field visits to project sites to review, investigate, and document existing infrastructure conditions, program, operate, and manage traffic control and transportation technology devices, or provide construction support services for on-going transportation-related construction projects.

  • You will feel a sense of pride in knowing that you are helping Michael Baker International provide innovative solutions to transportation challenges, big and small, and Making a Difference for the clients and communities we serve!


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering and 10 to 20 years of progressive traffic engineering experience.  A Master’s degree in Engineering is preferred.

  • Professional Engineering license (PE).  A New Jersey and/or New York PE is preferred. A Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification is highly desirable.

  • Ability to interact with coworkers and clients at different levels. Excellent communication skills, written, and verbal are required.

  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.) and the ability to utilize CAD software including AutoCAD and MicroStation.

  • Experience with traffic engineering analysis software such as HCS and Synchro is required. Experience with VISSIM, CORSIM, SIDRA is highly desirable.


Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination

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