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Entry Level Traffic Engineer

Entry Level Traffic Engineer

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About DLZ

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DLZ Corporation recognizes the importance of serving the transportation industry’s needs.  DLZ performs traffic engineering services in a broad range of areas from large cities to small towns and has thorough knowledge of relevant Department of Transportation policies, programs, procedures, and standards.  Our scope of work involves all phases of traffic engineering.  We know the strength and growth of the nation’s economy is closely linked to the strength of our roads, highways and bridges. 


DLZ Corporation is an award-winning, full-service organization, which has provided complete project management, surveying, construction administration, engineering and architectural design services for nearly 100 years. In 2016, DLZ was named Design Firm of the Year by Engineering News-Record (ENR) Midwest.  In addition, DLZ is consistently ranked as one of (ENR)'s Top 150 U.S. Design Firms, a Top 100 Pure Design Firm, Top 50 Program Management Firm, Top 100 Construction Management for Fee Firm; and a Top 50 Trenchless Design Technology Firm. DLZ has also been recognized by Roads & Bridges magazine as a Top "Go-To" Design Firm for road and highway, storm water, and mass transit design.

Job Description

DLZ currently has an exciting opportunity for a Entry Level Traffic Engineer in our Indianapolis, IN office.


  • Perform Traffic Engineering and design assignments of a varied nature.
  • Assigned segments of design projects where Traffic Engineering work is to be done; meet cost and time schedules and production of quality results are primary objectives.
  • Conduct and assist with signal designs and develop drawings for traffic signals, signing and pavement markings for transportation projects. 
  • Conduct and assist with Roadway Lighting Design
  • Prepare reports and conduct studies of engineering methods, codes, processes and materials.
  • Conduct field activities such as traffic counts, traffic observations, origin destination studies.
  • Develop safety studies, intersection/interchange modification studies, signal timing studies, traffic modeling, signing and marking plans and MOT plans.
  • Perform traffic impact studies for new developments.
  • Participate/Prepare construction cost estimates, proposals, and bid evaluations.
  • Perform all work in a safe and responsible manner, in accordance with the Health and Safety Plan.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering 
  • 0 –4 years’ experience in Traffic Engineering  
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) registration required.      
  • AutoCAD and/or MicroStation experience preferred.
  • Experience in use of traffic engineering software such as HCS, Synchro, Vissim, and RODEL.
  • Experience in Lighting design preferred.
  • Experience in development or implementation of traffic signal timing coordination/time-space diagram preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to visit and safely traverse construction and project sites and complying with all applicable safety codes and requirements.


At DLZ we offer an excellent benefit package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and 401(k) with an Employee Stock Ownership Program. We also offer an innovative wellness program including gym reimbursement!


DLZ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. DLZ fully supports and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws.