Signal Design Engineer 

Classification: Civil Engineering

Location: Charlotte, NC

Salary: D.O.E.

Job Summary:

Responsible for leading signal design plan production, supervising staff for plan production and assisting with marketing clients for all aspects of traffic engineering, with a concentration on signal design services.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop, produce, and review complex signal design plans. Activities shall include the direct oversight and participation in the development of the work plan; assign work activities, projects, and programs; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures
  • Provide QA/QC on select signal design plans and signal warrant studies.
  • Provide training and guidance for traffic department staff related to signal design and related plans.
  • Assisting with the marketing of all of our traffic engineering services with an emphasis on growing the signal design backlog.
  • Assist the transportation and traffic manager in the development and implementation of divisional goals, objectives, policies and procedures
  • Serve as advocate and contact for regional transportation coordination including transportation funding, congestion management, alternative modes, and interagency negotiation
  • Work closely with the department manager to plan, organize, and direct department activities and projects related to signal design plans production.
  • Develop cost estimates, project implementation schedules, funding plans, project objectives, and analysis of project benefits
  • Conform in all respects with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, ordinances and other orders and to all company policies, procedures and directives from supervisors
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested by management

Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

  • 4-year Degree in Civil Engineering or related field required
  • Prefer 10 years’ experience in traffic engineering
  • PE/PTOE license
  • Experience with signal design and related studies software as well as MicroStation or AutoCAD
  • Extensive experience with NCDOT and municipal capacity analysis practices and standards.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be highly detail oriented and possess excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks as assigned
  • Must communicate well with others
  • Must be able to work independently and manage time wisely


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