Parsons Corporation Principal Transportation Engineer in Oakland, California

Principal Transportation Engineer


Oakland, California, United States

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Parsons is seeking to fill a position of Senior Transportation Engineer for Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). This position requires experience with providing ITS Transportation Engineering services which include traffic investigations, surveillance and analysis . This position requires close coordination with the ITS Sector Western Region Manager and Senior Project Manager related to transportation engineering projects and tasks. Staff coordination may require interfacing with staff in other offices/regions as well as with other transportation agencies.

Responsibilities :

  • Perform Traffic Safety analysis and investigations, accident analysis and evaluation

  • Analyze geometric layouts and operations of signalized intersections

  • Review Traffic Safety design for compliance with Caltrans standards and practices

  • Provide technical oversight on identified safety issues

  • Lead and assigned traffic safety and design review tasks

  • Prepare Traffic Safety Analysis Reports

  • Review Caltrans engineering specifications and standards for compliance based on submitted engineering improvement project plans and other documentation

  • Liaising with other technical disciplines and clients as required on technical aspects

  • Evaluating engineering problems and consulting with technical experts, as necessary, to develop cost effective and robust solutions

  • Identifying appropriate design aids and making use of them

  • Assisting with the preparation of bid documents, providing information for reports and participating in particular investigations as required

  • Working and communicating on a diverse range of projects

  • Undertaking presentations to Caltrans

  • Preparing feasibility studies, designs, specifications, program and cost estimates for specific projects


  • Four-year Bachelor’s college Degree in Civil, Transportation or Electrical Engineering

  • 10+ years of applicable experience, especially with transportation engineering and ITS systems and services

  • Proficient verbal communication - speaking and listening skills - with both technical and non-technical people

  • Effective presentation skills - public speaking and development of visual aids

  • Effective written communication - able to structure sentences and paragraphs and correctly apply grammar and punctuation

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of tools (e.g. MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, etc.)

  • Professional Engineer ( PE) Certification is a plus

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

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

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.