Traffic Signal Design Consultant

CDM Smith

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: NP126-220

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Traffic Signal Design Consultant to join our dynamic team. As a Traffic Signal Design Consultant, you will play a key role in designing and implementing effective traffic signal systems to enhance traffic flow, improve safety, and optimize transportation infrastructure. This role requires expertise in traffic engineering, signal design, and a deep understanding of regional standards and regulations.


Traffic Signal System Design:
- Lead the design and optimization of traffic signal systems for various transportation projects.
- Conduct thorough traffic analyses to determine signal timing, phasing, and coordination strategies.
- Develop signal plans, specifications, and construction details, ensuring compliance with applicable codes and standards.

Traffic Engineering Expertise:
- Provide expert advice on traffic engineering principles and practices.
- Evaluate and recommend improvements to existing traffic signal systems based on industry best practices and innovative technologies.

Project Management:
- Manage and oversee traffic signal design projects from initiation to completion.
- Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, including engineers, planners, and project managers, to ensure successful project delivery.

Regulatory Compliance:
- Stay current with local, state, and federal regulations related to traffic signal design.
- Ensure that all designs adhere to relevant safety standards and guidelines.

Client Interaction:
- Work closely with clients to understand their specific needs and objectives.
- Communicate effectively to convey technical concepts and project progress to clients and stakeholders.

Quality Assurance:
- Conduct thorough reviews of traffic signal designs to ensure accuracy and compliance with project requirements.
- Implement quality assurance processes to deliver high-quality and reliable designs.


- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, or a related field.
- Professional Engineer (PE) license is highly desirable.
- Proven experience in traffic signal system design and optimization.
- Strong proficiency in traffic engineering software and simulation tools.
- Familiarity with industry standards, guidelines, and regulatory requirements.
- Excellent project management and communication skills.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
- 5-10 years of experience is required for this role.

If you are a dedicated and skilled Traffic Signal Design Consultant looking to contribute to innovative transportation solutions, we invite you to apply and join our passionate team.

About the Company

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

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