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Parsons Corporation Traffic Engineer I - Transportation Infrastructure in East Hartford, Connecticut

Traffic Engineer I - Transportation Infrastructure - East Hartford, CT

Opportunity :

Parsons is now hiring for a Traffic Engineer I to support projects in the New England regions, as well as national projects at times. We are looking for an engineer with an affinity for simulating traffic patterns to alleviate congestion and improve safety on major road and highway transportation projects. If you are the right one for us, you love using Synchro, take great pride in your work, and think of traffic modeling as more than just a job! This is a hybrid role of working with both traffic systems design engineering, utilizing software such as Synchro and Vissim, as well as performing geometric road & highway design with Autocad Civil 3D and Microstation.

Parsons has engineered and constructed more than 10,000 miles of roads in more than 40 countries on six continents. Our road and highway projects circle the globe, through crowded cities and empty deserts, across rivers, and over mountains. Join our team of technical experts and make your mark to change the course of roads forever!

Position Overview and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will perform traffic engineering assignment duties and roadway geometrics design, and will be involved in:

  • Traffic Operations Analysis - Experience with Synchro, HCS and VISSIM (a plus) and their application on freeways, major roads and local roads. In-depth knowledge of the Highway Capacity Manual.

  • Traffic Signal Design - Experience in the preparation of plans, specifications, and estimates for traffic signal construction. Experience with Michigan Department of Transportation projects is a plus. A proficiency in MicroStation CAD software is desirable.

  • Signal Timing - Experience with development and implementation of signal timings, including data collection, and programming of signal timings is a plus.

  • Geometrics alignments and design supporting both state and regional DOT road & highway projects in the area


  • BS degree in civil engineering from an accredited institution.

  • MS degree with an emphasis in Transportation & traffic engineering highly desirable

  • 3 years or more of experience as a traffic/transportation engineer; experience with hands-on traffic simulation using software programs such as Synchro/SimTraffic, VISSIM, HCS, etc

  • Proficient working knowledge of, and strong hands-on experience with, major types of technical analyses (including traffic impact analyses, safety studies, signal corridor studies, capacity analyses, signal designs)

  • Experience with roadway systems design utilizing either Autocad Civil 3D and/or Microstation.


Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.