Transportation Engineer / Planner I

Columbia, MD

Sabra & Associates, Inc. has a position open for an Engineer/ Planner in our Transportation Planning Group for our Columbia, MD, Washington, DC or Vienna, VA office locations. This is a technical position that requires a college degree in engineering.

Duties of the Position:

  • Conduct active transportation studies including pedestrian, bicycle and trail network planning and design
  • Conduct transit studies including bus and rail system planning, operations, transit priority and access to transit/ bus stop improvements
  • Perform roadway traffic and planning studies including streetscape, intersection, corridor, freeway and interchange
  • Perform feasibility and alternatives analysis including developing conceptual and preliminary engineering such as alignments, environmental impacts and costs
  • Conduct traffic studies including traffic impact studies, traffic signal warrants, parking studies, traffic safety studies and traffic calming, including review of crash data and predictive crash analysis
  • Perform traffic modeling and simulation tasks, using analysis models such as Synchro, VISSIM, VISTRO, HCS, SIDRA, and other micro and mesoscopic simulation programs including 3-D visualization
  • Prepare project-level traffic  forecasts (i.e. ADT and peak hour) for existing and future year scenarios using growth rates from Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) models and NCHRP 255/765 post-processing methods
  • Assist with collection/ compilation of traffic data; perform data analytics and evaluate trends using big data sources
  • Perform field inventories and measurements of roadway/ traffic conditions, such as queues, speeds, delays, travel time, etc., administer traveler surveys and transit ride checks
  • Perform GIS and CADD for project mapping, diagrams and concepts
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations including evaluation of performance measures, technical documentation and graphics/ visualizations
  • Assist in representing company at technical meetings and public meetings

Knowledge, Skills & Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science from an ABET-Accredited University in Civil Engineering
  • EIT certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire required
  • 1-3 years of experience in transportation planning/engineering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exposure to Synchro, HCS, VISSIM preferred
  • Knowledge of the MUTCD, Highway Capacity Manual, Highway Safety Manual, and ITE Trip Generation Manual
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving


  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Benefits include 3 weeks leave time, profit sharing 401K, Bonus, and 100% paid medical, vision, dental, life, and disability insurance. (individual)
  • Flexible work schedule

Qualified applicants should respond, with resume and cover letter, to position P1828a at:


Sabra & Associates, Inc.

Attention: Human Resources

7055 Samuel Morse Drive, Suite 100

Columbia, MD 21046


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Columbia Maryland

7055 Samuel Morse Drive
Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21046
Phone: 443-741-3500
Fax: 443-741-3700

Baltimore Maryland
1502 Joh Avenue
Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21227

Phone: 410-536-3653
Fax: 410-536-3654

Washington, D.C.

100 M Street SE
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-570-7080
Fax: 202-697-5007

Vienna, Virginia

8150 Leesburg Pike
Suite 630
Vienna, VA 22182

Phone: 703-942-8990


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