Senior Traffic Engineer / Transportation Planner - Wells + Associates

Senior Traffic Engineer / Transportation Planner

Wells + Associates, a leading transportation engineering and planning firm, is immediately seeking candidates for senior-level professionals who are passionate about how transportation planning and traffic engineering improves communities.  This could be the ideal job for you if:

  • You are looking for an opportunity to lead the growth of a transportation consulting practice in the Washington Metropolitan area,
  • You desire a career that allows you tremendous growth potential, and
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit.


  • Perform advanced, specialized engineering/planning work requiring independent judgment
  • Manage client relationships
  • Prepare and manage proposals and budgets
  • Coordinate and lead the work of junior staff on multi-faceted projects
  • Train and mentor junior staff
  • Prepare technical reports
  • Perform QA/QC procedures
  • Present information and/or findings to public agencies, review boards, governing bodies, and community groups
  • Participate in W+A internal committees to assist the company in achieving its overall goals
  • Other duties as directed by Principal Associates

      Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • B.S. degree in Civil Engineering or Transportation Planning, or equivalent experience
      • P.E. License or AICP Certification
      • 10+ years of experience in traffic engineering and/or transportation planning
      • Project management experience
      • Strong oral and written communication skills, including public speaking and presentation experience
      • Proficiency with traffic analysis software, (HCS, Synchro, VISSIM preferred)
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
      • Experience training and mentoring junior staff
      • Has some experience with consulting
      • Drivers’ license and personal transportation
      • Authorization to work in the U.S.

        Benefits + Compensation

        Wells + Associates offers a competitive compensation package including:

        • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
        • 401(k) with employer match
        • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
        • Paid Time Off (PTO) and holidays
        • Flexible schedule, optional teleworking
        • Great company culture (one of “Virginia’s Best Places to Work” by Virginia Business), mentorship, on- and off-the-job training opportunities
        • Great corporate and social events

        *Salary is commensurate with experience.

        About Wells + Associates

        Over the last 30 years, we have become trusted transportation consultants on over 8,000 projects in nearly 40 states. When you team with W+A, you will discover what many public and private organizations across the country and around the world already know: Our team members are among the most accomplished, most creative implementers in the industry.

        Wells + Associates actively embraces diversity in the work force, hiring regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, physical abilities, race, sexual orientation, or religious beliefs.

        Please submit resume and cover letter to:

        Wells + Associates
        Attn: Jessica Lake
        1420 Spring Hill Road
        Suite 610
        Tysons, VA 22102