Transportation Planner

Michael Baker International
August 31, 2021
Lakewood, CO
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Supported by more than 3,000 employees in nearly 100 locations across the United States, we provide a full continuum of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management. Our clients include U.S. federal, state and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker is committed to delivering a standard of excellence that fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve our clients' complex challenges.


Consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top 20 transportation firm, Michael Baker International offers clients an integrated team of professionals versed in all aspects of transportation planning, design, permitting, and construction management and inspection.  In addition, Michael Baker International is a recognized leader in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining a safe and efficient transportation infrastructure.


This opportunity is for a traffic engineering professional with some combination of traffic engineering, signal design, maintenance of traffic, ITS, transportation planning, traffic simulation/modeling. The position involves leading traffic and transportation planning and engineering tasks, mentoring lower level staff, and supporting marketing efforts under supervision by a senior transportation engineer. Candidates for this position should have interest and project experience in some of the following areas:

  • Traffic signal design
  • Signing & striping design
  • Traffic signal timing
  • Capacity & safety analysis
  • Traffic impact analysis
  • Traffic modeling using Synchro/Simtraffic, Vissim, and/or Transmodeler
  • Maintenance of Traffic (MOT)/Temporary Traffic Control (TTC) design
  • Intelligent transportation systems (ITS)
  • Bicycle, pedestrian, and multi-modal planning and design
  • Corridor and area-wide planning


  • Minimum of 8 years of engineering/planning experience
  • Colorado PE license or AICP Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil or Transportation Engineering, or Related Experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required
  • Desire to create and be part of a superb team


  • A Master’s degree in Traffic or Transportation Engineering or Transportation Planning
  • Projectwise, AutoCAD and/or Microstation experience
  • Experience using Synchro/Simtraffic, Vissim, TransModeler, TransCAD, HCS, AutoTurn, SignCAD and Bluebeam
  • Experience using Adobe InDesign or Illustrator


Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.

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