Job: Engineer Designer

Title Engineer Designer
Location Prairieville, LA
Job Information

Intelligent Transportation Systems LLC (ITS LLC) seeks a motivated entry-level engineer designer and technician to join our growing engineering team. Under the supervision of Professional Engineers, the Designer/Technician will work as a member of our ITS/Traffic Engineering team to complete a variety of traffic engineering and intelligent transportation systems (ITS) projects such as ITS design, traffic signal design, communications infrastructure development, device configuration/integration, traffic impact studies, traffic signal timing studies, and safety studies. This position requires attention to detail, exceptional organization skills, a strong work ethic, and excellent written and verbal communication skills. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, team-oriented, and flexible, possessing the initiative and ability to take on new projects and challenges regularly. This work will consist of a mix of in-office time using a variety of computer-based programs as well as field work performing hands-on troubleshooting, configuration, repair, and installation of ITS system components.
Required Qualifications:
• 0 – 5 years experience.
• Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering Technology program (4 year degree)
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to visit sites during design and/or construction to observe and record applicable information needed.
• Ability to function in a collaborative, team-oriented environment
• Valid Driver’s License Required with acceptable motor vehicle record
• The eligibility to apply for and obtain a TWIC card if necessary.
• Requires successful passing of drug screening and background check
• Must be willing to work flexible schedules, overtime and overnight travel as needed by the department needs.
• Must be able to operate a computer and sit for long periods of time.
• Ability to work in the field or outside, able to bend, stoop and climb.
What will make you stand out?
• Experience using MicroStation and/or other computer aided design and traffic analysis software
• Familiarity with computer networking, electronic systems, and electronic sensors
• Ability to multi-task and work on a variety of projects simultaneously
• Cooperative spirit with a team-oriented focus
Roles & Responsibilities:
• Learn and apply basic concepts and techniques of ITS design and traffic engineering design
• Explore new technology applications with electronics and sensors for clients
• Draw, annotate, and review project plan sets
• Develop knowledge of tools and techniques used in the installation and configuration of equipment
• Perform field installation, maintenance, configuration, and troubleshooting of equipment
• Demonstrate initiative and moderate problem solving within assigned tasks
• Assist with transportation planning reports, roadway safety studies, and general traffic engineering projects
• Collect, compile, and analyze data
• Assist in the development of models, figures, reports, and engineering plans for designs
• Collect field data, which could include conducting field observations
• Prepare construction cost estimates for traffic signal and ITS design projects
• Prepare memorandums summarizing analysis work
• Work as a member of a team or independently to accomplish project tasks
• Use various software programs including MicroStation, REVIT, Microsoft Office AutoCAD, HCS, Synchro, VISSIM, and Sidra
• Support administrative activities such as data entry, copy, filing, and document organizing
• Attend progress meetings with clients and agencies
• Create and conduct technical presentations as necessary
• Participate in company-wide safety trainings and discussions
• Use strong communication skills to effectively and efficiently communication internally and externally.
• Clearly communicate task status and needs

ITS LLC offers an industry-standard benefits package which includes health insurance (vision and dental included), retirement accounts (401k based on eligibility requirements), paid holidays, bereavement leave, military leave, and personal time off. Additionally, the company provides the employee with logoed apparel and safety equipment. ITS LLC offers competitive pay and opportunities for accelerated career growth.

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