WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Traffic & Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer (ID# 39802) in Kansas City, Missouri

Senior Traffic & Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Engineer (ID# 39802) Kansas City, MO

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 5-7

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

At WSP USA Inc (formerly known as Parsons Brinckerhoff), we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is expanding our office in Kansas City Missouri ! We’re searching for an energetic Senior Traffic & ITS Engineer to lead innovative solutions for our clients. This is a great opportunity for those seeking to influence industry-leading projects both in Kansas City and around the country. If you’re interested in helping plan and design for a future with connected infrastructure and automated vehicles, Smart Cities, and other leading edge technology, please contact us.

You will be a key influencer for developing and implementing strategies to grow our ITS practice in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma . In addition to the current Traffic Engineering contracts underway in our Kansas City office, you will also have access to our national and international expertise and the support from our local offices leaders. You will be responsible for supporting our local clients through the delivery of quality projects and be a key contributor to supporting business relationships.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a project manager, deputy project manager or task lead for ITS-related projects

  • Work on a variety of ITS, traffic engineering, or other technology related projects as a technical expert

  • In addition to project work, focus on business development, marketing, and project pursuits that will help to further strengthen our presence in our Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa and Oklahoma markets

  • Rely upon ITS engineering background to excel at client relations, business development and mentoring staff

  • Support business development strategies to be a top innovative ITS solutions firm in the area

  • A typical day may include supervising staff (future), supervising project management tasks, traffic engineering, performing a variety of project related functions, coordinating and collaborating with colleagues around the country, meeting with clients and stakeholders, and providing oversight and/or management of the proposal preparation process.

  • Mentor staff in their technical and professional development

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Desire to bring innovative solutions to our clients

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present analytical results and recommendations

  • Self-starter, proactive

  • Ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary project teams across offices

  • Engineering degree preferred but not required, depending on experience

  • Experience in conceiving, designing, analyzing, and managing Intelligent Transportation Systems projects, including an understanding of how the systems engineering process, ITS Architecture, and systems integration issues can and do influence the deployment and operation of ITS solutions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and how they will impact the transportation system

  • Experience with Kansas Department of Transportation, Iowa Department of Transportation, Nebraska Department of Transportation and/or Oklahoma Department of Transportation and with local County and City agencies in those states

  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize problems, think creatively, work independently, and deliver high quality work with minimal supervision

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in transportation industry


WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity