Job: Engineer Intern I

Title Engineer Intern I
Location Prairieville, LA
Job Information

Intelligent Transportation Systems LLC (ITS LLC) seeks a motivated entry-level engineer to join our growing engineering team. Under the supervision of Professional Engineers, the Engineer Intern 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.
Required Qualifications:
• 0 – 5 years experience.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
• Certified E.I. or ability to obtain within 12 months.
• 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?
• Successful passing score on the Professional Engineering Exam
• Experience using MicroStation and/or other computer aided design and traffic analysis software
• Familiarity of LADOTD and AASHTO design standards
• 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.
• 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
• Complete transportation planning reports, roadway safety studies, and general traffic engineering projects
• Collect, compile, and analyze data including traffic volumes, highway geometrics, and crash histories
• Assist in the development of models, figures, reports, and engineering plans for designs
• Perform operational analysis using microscopic simulation for intersections, corridors, and interchange traffic
• 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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