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ITS Engineer in Columbus, OH , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

Job Snapshot

What You Will Do

Company Overview

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

Gannett Fleming, Inc. seeks a highly motivated entry to mid-level ITS engineering professional who wants to join an exciting team of transportation professionals in the GF Transportation Operations (TOPS) Practice.  This position will report to the GF Transportation Systems Management and Operations Manager.  Depending on the specific project, this is a position that may require frequent travel for project site visits.  Work location for the candidate is the Gannett Fleming Office located in Columbus, Ohio.

Scope of Work:

  • Design –Develop project at all stages of the design process including concept of operations, systems engineering analysis, requirements development, preliminary engineering, and final engineering for a variety of intelligent transportation systems projects.
  • Planning – Assist clients with a variety of transportation operations planning initiatives to help maximize return on investment. Planning for transportation operations falls into a variety of categories: business/work planning, strategic planning, budget planning, human capital planning, and long-range planning.
  • Analysis - Analyze complex transportation systems management and operations issues ranging from optimizing how DOTs perform certain traffic incident management tasks, analyzing a specific transportation system problems and/or applying advanced statistics to assess the magnitude of a variety of existing and future transportation operations alternatives.
  • Writing – Strong writing skills are a requirement of the position. Samples of previous writing will likely be requested during the interview phase.
  • Interact with clients on a routine basis to relay clear, concise and consistent project related updates.
  • Responsible for timeliness, completeness and accuracy of assigned administrative requirements
  • Meeting planning and coordination as directed by TOPS Management
  • Prepare correspondence, reports, and electronic communications
  • Participate in meetings, seminars, conferences, and committees as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned by the TOPS TSMO Manager


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or relevant discipline attributable to Traffic Operations.

Master’s degree in Transportation preferred.


Candidate should be on a path to obtain PE licensure.

PE and PTOE preferred.

Driver’s License in good standing

  • Minimum of 3-years working in the field of transportation operations
  • Experienced in and/or knowledgeable of traffic monitoring and traffic control systems
  • Working knowledge of traffic modeling software packages
  • Capable of executing business communications; to include: memos, reports, analysis, etc.
  • Capable of multi-tasking and working in a fast paced environment
  • Competent in all MS Office products
  • Competent in basic use of Geographical Information Systems
  • Competent in basic use of computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Technical writing skills to include grammar editing and content flow
  • Public speaking and presentation skills
  • Time management experience
  • Ability to travel as needed

Work Conditions:

Controlled, indoor environment

Fast-paced, multi-tasking environment

Potential for frequent client interaction

Travel as required for staff/client interaction

Life at Gannett Fleming

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Location: Columbus, OH
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
Internal Requisition ID: 4681



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