Traffic EIT/Coordinator
Springfield, MO 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

HDR is seeking an entry-level Traffic EIT/Coordinator to help expand our services in the Midwest, with a focus on Missouri and Kansas. The position would report to the Traffic and Planning Section in Kansas City, Missouri.

The individual in this position supports all aspects of large multi-disciplinary traffic engineering and transportation planning projects that may include:

  • Transportation plans - local, regional and statewide
  • Design of traffic signals, lighting, maintenance-of-traffic (MOT), Intelligent Transportation Systems, signing, and pavement marking
  • Traffic engineering studies such as speed studies, signal warrants, parking studies, access management, travel time, traffic impact studies, etc.
  • Use of large datasets (HERE, INRIX, etc.) to support model building, calibration, and analysis
  • Operational analysis using both microsimulation and deterministic models
  • Transit studies (rail and bus)
  • Bicycle and pedestrian studies
  • Geospatial analysis and mapping
  • Highway/roadway safety analyses
  • Transportation planning reports
  • Corridor studies
  • Transportation demand forecasting/modeling inputs and outputs
  • Transportation research
  • Environmental documents

The individual in this position uses analytical tools and software to perform transportation analyses, and contributes technical elements to study reports.



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Planning, Engineering, or similar. Advanced degree a plus.
  • 0 years of relevant experience with transportation engineering and/or planning.
  • Analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
  • On a track toward professional registration (PE, AICP).
  • Programming skills (VBA, Python, R, MATLAB, Java, etc.) - especially in support of microsimulation - a plus.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Preferred Qualifications

  • EIT certification strongly preferred. Candidates hired without their EIT will have the title of "Coordinator" and will be expected to obtain their EIT for career progression
  • Preference given to local candidates


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Missouri-Springfield
Industry: Highway + Road
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Traffic Engineering
Job Posting: Sep 27, 2022

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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