Colliers Engineering & Design

Traffic Operator

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Newark
Highways & Traffic Engineering
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings


Colliers Engineering & Design is seeking a motivated and qualified traffic operator to join our growing team that has a large backlog full of exciting design and traffic operations projects on some of the most iconic transportation facilities in the country.  The selected candidate will have the unique opportunity to serve as a traffic operator at an on-site Transportation Management Center (TMC) for one of the region’s premier aviation facilities, with the ability to observe and track real-time traffic conditions to aid in coordinating active transportation management solutions to keep the landside roadway networking moving and enhance the customer experience.  Position offers unique ability to work collaboratively in a dynamically changing landscape with internal stakeholders, senior leadership, first responders and law enforcement, and other partner agencies creating an invigorating career opportunity.  


  • Monitor, detect, document, mitigate, and regularly disseminate information about traffic conditions to effectively maintain the transportation system through a host of events, both planned and unplanned.  
  • Interface with ITS devices such as Dynamic Message Signs (DMS)/Variable Message Signs (VMS), Closed-Circuit TV (CCTV) cameras, and traffic signal systems.
  • Gather information from multiple sources, dashboards, and data analytics tools to make informed decisions and evaluate cause/effect relationship of actions taken.


  • 0-5 years of Traffic Engineering/Traffic Operations-related experience.
  • BS in Civil Engineering is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Traffic Engineering/Traffic Operations principles and regional transportation system/stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with the MUTCD and other transportation publications.
  • Understanding of aviation terminology and passenger and vehicular activity characteristics is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Contribute equally to off-hour shifts or remote on-call support when needed in times of high volume, inclement weather, etc.
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite products (including Office 365).
  • Ability to perform tasks effectively under pressure.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to thrive in a team setting and act with professional demeanor and positive attitude.
  • Willingness to work on-site, in-person as part of TMC team with schedule flexibility including the ability to work weekends and holidays when required.
  • Valid driver’s license.  

What We Offer

At Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That’s why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities.


This dedication begins with supporting a work life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week.


We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Women’s Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities.


Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you Accelerate Your Success!


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