Visalia, CA, United States

Engineer - Transportation/Traffic

 Job Description:

4Creeks is seeking a Civil Engineer to work under the direction of a Senior Civil/Traffic Engineer or Department Manager on our Public Works team in our Visalia or Clovis office. Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Leading and managing a variety of traffic engineering design tasks to deliver a wide variety of transportation projects that may include roundabouts, traffic signals, signing, striping, temporary traffic control, roadway lighting, roadway safety, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and pedestrian and bicycle facilities for many diverse clients.
  • Preparing transportation impact analysis, warrant studies, speed studies, road safety studies, and other transportation-related studies.
  • Performing field work, such as site review during design and in support of construction.
  • Gathering and analyzing various data (e.g., sight distance, crash history, infrastructure inventory) to complete special studies and make recommendations.
  • Providing quality control review.
  • Reviewing engineering plans and studies for accuracy and providing comments to other functional areas.
  • Assisting with business development and marketing, including developing project scopes of work, budgets, and schedules, and completing proposals.
  • Managing direct client interactions and communication with the public.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in transportation/traffic engineering.
  • A bachelor's degree in transportation, civil or electrical engineering, or related major.
  • Currently hold a CA Professional Engineers (PE) license or can obtain it through reciprocity within one year.
  • Experience applying Caltrans, MUTCD, AASHTO, and various city design standards on a variety of projects.
  • Experience developing construction documents (plans, specifications, and cost estimates) for transportation/traffic engineering projects.
  • Familiarity with preparing and reviewing traffic signals, signing, and striping plans.
  • Proficiency in traffic operations analysis software (e.g., Synchro, HCS, VISSIM).
  • Experience completing transportation impact analysis reports.
  • Two years of experience utilizing computer-aided drafting and design (CADD) in roadway design and /or traffic engineering design.
  • Excellent technical writing and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and balance priorities among multiple projects.

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Traffic Engineering (TE) License
  • Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification
  • Road Safety Professional (RSP) certification
  • Knowledge in municipal work such as capital projects, state and federal requirements, and local government policy and procedures.


The salary will be determined by the candidates skill and experience level and highly competitive with industry standards. The benefits package includes full employee health coverage (50% coverage for dependents), company 401(k) contribution, participation in the Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), and performance bonuses. The expected pay range for this position is $90,000-$120,000 a year.

About 4Creeks

We are a small band of visionaries, mentors, and citizens, driven by a deeply instilled belief that together we can help solve some of the challenges we face. Were determined to play our part in inspiring a new future and rebuilding whats broken, from Bakersfield to Sacramento. We call Central California home and were committed to using all the tools and resources at our disposal to make this region known for greatness.

Youll quickly find out that 4Creeks is built on a fun, challenging and collaborative work-environment. A team-based approach is the standard we uphold, and we believe that no one person is more valuable than the other. We enjoy working together and pooling our resources to provide the best solution we can create together. As you walk through our doors, we think youll see and feel the 4Creeks difference.

About 4CH

4CH is a multifaceted and innovative company that operates through its four subsidiary divisions: 4Creeks, 4CG Construction, Sentinel, and Topograph. Each division specializes in different, yet interconnected services, allowing us to offer our clients a complete and integrated solution for their engineering, construction, and go-to-market needs.

At 4CH, we pride ourselves on our diverse and integrated range of services and our ability to deliver comprehensive solutions that meet our clients' unique needs. As we continue to grow, we are constantly on the lookout for top talent who shares our passion for excellence and innovation. If you're looking for a place where you can make a real impact and be part of a dynamic and collaborative team, then 4CH is the perfect fit for you.

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on our website with your resume and cover letter detailing your background, skills, and experience. Our Human Resource Administrator will contact you promptly for initial interview coordination. If there are any questions, please contact us at

The Other Stuff

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, apply a range of motion within hands and fingers, including sensitivity to touch, and use a computer. The employee frequently is required to talk, hear, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

This position may require occasional field work which requires the ability to work outdoors in a wide variety of weather and terrain conditions. This position also requires an active smartphone device and service plan, which will be compensated for appropriately.

Must have a valid CA Drivers License and a vehicle that can drive up to 100 miles. Business use of personal vehicles will be compensated for appropriately. Employees must follow all company policies related to vehicles, including safety, insurance, and other applicable policies.

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