Engineer [Austin]

Austin, TX, USA Req #247
Monday, April 18, 2022

The Engineer has responsibilities that include performing transportation or traffic engineering work in the development of traffic signal timing, signal systems management and operations, design plans and specifications, reports, and budget estimates under the direction of senior engineering staff. The position will also require regular coordination with public agencies and consultants. Responsibilities will include representing Iteris at project status meetings with clients and vendors/contractors. You will work with an experienced team developing traffic signal timing plans and traffic operation solutions.

What you will be doing: 

  • Go into the field and inventory equipment in the traffic signal cabinet
  • Perform travel time runs/collect and interpret travel time data
  • Develop the existing conditions model in Synchro
  • Develop basic controller interval timings
  • Develop coordinated timing plans
  • Implement new traffic signal timing plans 
  • Adjust signal timing at field based on field traffic conditions 
  • Conduct traffic engineering study, traffic impact analysis, traffic operation study and safety study
  • You will also work with an experienced team developing planning level and detailed design plans, specification & estimate (PS&E) projects of various scope and size. Types of design projects include:
    • ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems)
    • Communication (fiber, wireless, cell modem, etc.) Design
    • Traffic Signal Design
    • Pavement Marking Design
    • Guide and Regulatory Sign Design
    • Maintenance of Traffic/Traffic Control Plans
    • Quantity Calculations
    • Construction Cost Estimates
    • Specification Development 
    • Travel will be required

 What you need to be successful in this role: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • Master's Degree in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • Professional Engineer (PE) in Texas or ability to obtain within one (1) year
  • Minimum five (5) years of traffic engineering experience with a background in traffic signal timing and/or ITS planning and design
  • Experience in traffic signal timing and signal operations
  • Experience working with Federal, State, and local municipalities
  • Experience with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) systems engineering process
  • Experience with ITS planning and Plans, Specifications & Estimate (PS&E) development
  • A passion for Planning/Traffic engineering and Smart Cities

What’s in it for you:


  • Incentive-based fiscal year-end bonuses
  • 401(k)/Retirement savings plan and match on day one
  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
  • Vision plan
  • Life insurance
  • Medical reimbursement plans
  • Disability coverage
  • Generous paid-time-off (PTO) benefits
  • Family-friendly programs
  • Comprehensive education assistance program
  • In-house training programs


Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI) is a pioneer and leader in smart mobility, providing industry-leading technologies and services that help cities, states and commercial enterprises achieve safer, smarter and more sustainable transportation systems. From AI-powered sensors and connected vehicle technologies at the intersection to powerful cloud-based software solutions, and a broad range of consulting services – from intelligent transportation system (ITS) planning, design and engineering to staffing and operations, and much more – Iteris is the only company positioned to deliver the future of smart mobility. And we want YOU to join us on this important journey!


Iteris, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender identity and expression, color, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy or related conditions (including breastfeeding), national origin/ancestry, religion, military/veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic and group protected by applicable law.  Iteris, Inc. complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a physical or mental disability.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. A valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.

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