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Transportation Engineer - Traffic Manager

Company: Sambatek, Inc.
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Sambatek, LLC is a professional services firm that specializes in engineering, planning, surveying, and environmental services. We serve public and private clients throughout Minnesota, Texas, North Carolina, and across the country. We embrace challenging projects and work hard to help our clients find success. As a people-first employer, we offer flexible work schedules and the opportunity to choose your work location- remote or in-office- as your work allows.

The Opportunity

Sambatek is currently seeking a Traffic Manager to grow a team to execute traffic engineering projects. As a traffic manager you are responsible for leading a project team in the implementation of traffic project development and managing scope, schedule, and budget, as well as quality, risk, and resources. In addition, this person will support our client expansion into working with various counties within Minnesota. A Traffic Manager is also expected to champion business development by leading pursuits, proposals, and nurture and expand their network to create opportunities. This is a tremendous opportunity for the right person to help continue the expansion of our Transportation team.

We bring unique expertise and innovation to County and State clients to collaborate on the best solutions to ensure ethical, sustainable, and right-sized projects are optimizing the investment of what is ultimately our tax dollars at work. Expanding services into Traffic is a strategic next step to continue building on the success of Sambatek's Transportation Practice.

Work Location: Hybrid, in-office as needed

Qualified candidate will:

  • Manage traffic projects in study, preliminary design, and plan development phase
  • Direct internal teams and coordinate with external teams and stakeholders to deliver quality work to key clients, predominately at the state and county levels
  • Represent Sambatek at meetings with clients, counties, cities, and other key stakeholders
  • Participate in quality review processes, track and mitigate risks, and coordinate resource allocation
  • Manage scope, schedule, and budget
  • Participate in business development and lead pursuits and proposals
  • Mentor support staff and provide input into strategic hires


    • Driven to exceed expectations and win over clients
    • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
    • P.E. in Civil Engineering, 5+ years of relevant experience (PTOE license preferred)
    • Experience in:

      • Managing county or state traffic projects
      • Traffic operations software such as HCM, Synchro, and VISSIM
      • Leading development of ICE reports and providing traffic analysis for public project
      • Signal timing and controller experience preferred

      • Effective written and verbal communication, independent judgment
      • Excellent time management skills
      • Preferred: Reputation and network, experience with MN counties
      • Ability to direct diverse teams and empower individuals to succeed and grow
      • Ability to manage multiple tasks on multiple projects with strong attention to detail
      • Ability to market skills and secure work both within our current client base and to expand into new clients
      • Positive and solution-oriented approach to problems

        Physical Demands and Work Environment

        • Work is primarily performed in an office environment
        • Ability to occasionally move equipment/objects weighing up to 10 pounds

          Sambatek, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. We select candidates without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, and any other category protected by law.

Keywords: Sambatek, Inc., Minnetonka , Transportation Engineer - Traffic Manager, Executive , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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