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Transportation Engineer Entry Level

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Chicago, IL 60664
Job Description

Transportation Engineer Entry Level


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector\. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world\-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities\. We provide our clients award\-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design\-build project delivery\. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs\.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News\-Record \(ENR\) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies\.

Position Summary

Engineering EIT that will assist with the development of plans for transportation improvements, traffic signal design, traffic modeling and analysis, field data collection, geometric design, and report writing\.

Typical work tasks include:

  • Development of roadway design plans using MicroStation software\.
  • Assist with the development of transportation planning documents and reports
  • Assist with the development preparation of quantity spreadsheets\.
  • Geometric design of expressways, arterial roadways, and urban streets\.
  • Analyze traffic conditions using Synchro and Highway Capacity Software\.
  • Perform other professional services to support project demands of the office\.



  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering required, Major: Civil \(Transportation/Traffic Focus\)
  • Minimum of 1 year related experience required \(Co\-operative engineering or engineering internship experience would fulfill this requirement\)
  • Experience with MicroStation software preferred
  • Experience with Geopak or OpenRoads preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Strong time management and attention to detail

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges\. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive\. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs\.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer\. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law\. Jacobs is a drug\-free workplace\.

Primary Location United States\-Illinois\-Chicago

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Req ID: BI 0007ZG

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