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Transportation Planning / Traffic Engineering Intern

  1. Atlanta
  1. Cities & development, Transportation

Transportation Planning / Traffic Engineering Intern

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Atlanta, GA Transportation team as a Transportation Planning / Traffic Engineering Intern.


Under supervision, performs a variety of routine technical tasks to assist engineers and planners working in transportation services of the company.

Note: This classification is used for college students who are enrolled in a related technical bachelor’s degree program at a Junior or Senior academic level and are hired for temporary work during their summer or other school break.

  • Data processing and analytics including crash data, traffic counts, roadway geometry, etc. to support traffic engineering and operational analysis. Data entry into traffic operational models such as HCS, SYNCHRO, and VISSIM. Assist in the development of GIS-based maps and visuals.

  • High school plus two years of specialized training such as is obtained in vocational or technical school, or completion of an Associate degree program in a related technical field, or completion of the first two years in a four-year college or university technical program. No experience is required with a related Associate degree or its equivalent; two years of related experience is required without such formal training.

  • Math skills and use of databases / analytical tools are generally required. Applicants with general knowledge in computer programming (Python, R, etc) web-based visualizations, general knowledge of travel demand modeling / operational modeling software (Cube, Trans-CAD, SYNCHRO, VISSIM), and familiarity with GIS-based software will be given preference but is not a requirement.

  • None.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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