Traffic Lead

Traffic Lead

Join the CM team…

Are you looking for a collaborative work environment where you can work on exciting and vital transportation projects that transform your community, where each person is valued and work-life balance is key?  If so, come join our growing, multidisciplinary team of engineers based in the greater NY Capital Region and Lower Hudson Valley.

This is an exceptional opportunity for personal and career growth through exposure to a wide range of design projects, interaction with highly skilled and motivated colleagues, and team-based training.

With over 50 years of experience in NY’s Capital Region and adjacent areas, our team provides expertise in civil engineering, surveying, and construction inspection– serving public and private clients across 4 main markets: transportation, municipal, land development, and energy.

Come be part of a winning team that leads in excellence, has received 16 different industry awards and accolades for engineering work over the last 7 years across various NY counties, and has been chosen as a 2023 Best Place to Work by the Albany Business Review and a Top Workplace for 4 of the last 7 years by the Times Union, the top news organization in NY’s Capital Region.                                  

Here’s what employees say about working at Creighton Manning:

Very solid company…understands the mix of life and work, and does not interfere with that. Mix of young and old within the company…lots of growth potential.

Flexible schedules –they care about keeping employees happy, even offering remote work 2 days a week.

Highly collaborative work environment, where you will work directly with (and learn from) Project Managers, which doesn’t happen at the biggest firms.

A lot of projects are once-in-a-career opportunities…many exciting career-defining projects…big bridge replacements and rotaries – projects that have real positive community impact.

The Company culture is great, everyone is looking out for each other.

Comprehensive, People-Centered Benefits for Total Wellness:

  • Excellent, competitive pay based on experience and qualifications
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage options
  • Flexible work schedule including WFH policy (2 days/week)
  • Discretionary annual employee bonus
  • 401K & Discretionary Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Generous PTO
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid professional licensing fees
  • Paid membership fees in professional organizations
  • Bonus perks such as summer BBQs, golf outing, holiday party, and free snacks!

About This Position:

We are seeking a qualified Traffic Engineer with 10 plus years’ experience to become a part of our growing Traffic Engineering and Planning Group for our White Plains Office. Our traffic engineers work on a variety of projects and interact with transit professionals, highway engineers, structure engineers and our construction inspection staff.  We are looking for an individual to successfully take the lead in the development of existing and new business opportunities to increase our market share of private and public sectors transportation work in the lower Hudson Valley and to support the firm’s overall growth strategy.

This position requires an action-driven professional who can identify, develop, and maintain strategic business relationships with potential clients and teaming partners. This position will work closely with the existing traffic and planning staff in White Plains, and the technical Group Leader based in Albany.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience managing traffic and planning projects in New York State including both public and private funded projects
  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to manage multiple assignments and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication, presentation, and client relation skills – both verbal and written
  • A network of clients and contacts in the lower Hudson Valley is preferred.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Identify new project opportunities utilizing network connections and market research
  • Proactive meetings with potential and current clients
  • Collaborate to develop teaming and operational strategies in response to the need of the market or client, including identification and negotiation with potential teaming partners
  • Prepare technical proposals, attend interviews, and secure contracts
  • Manage projects through implementation, including being responsible for staff and other resource planning
  • Attracting and hiring staff to grow the design group
  • Attend conferences and networking events, and develop new leads
  • Provide project quality reviews

All interested candidates should send in a cover letter and resume to include salary requirements and availability.

Typical projects include long-range transportation planning, traffic impact studies, site planning and design, traffic signal design, transit planning and design. This level often requires efforts outside normal business hours to meet client requests and/or attend meetings.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan, schedule, conduct or coordinate detailed phases of engineering work in part of a major project.
  • Plan and conduct work requiring some judgment and independent evaluation.
  • Apply standard technology and procedures.
  • Conduct analysis choosing appropriate applications.
  • Anticipate bigger project objectives
  • Attend project meetings and present specific aspects of engineering assignments.
  • Responsible for invoices.
  • Responsible for tracking project progress relative to budget expenditures.

Job Requirements:

Minimum 10 years of Transportation Engineering experience, preferably with a consulting firm

Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an ABET/EAC accredited program or an approved equivalent. Professional Engineering (P.E.) licensure required, PTOE preferred

Valid driver’s license to fulfill travel requirements

Active member of a professional practice organization.

Pay Range:

Westchester – White Plains, NY: $60/hour – $86.55/hour

Pay is based on applicant’s ability/experience and will be rated accordingly.


At Creighton Manning, continuous learning and mentoring are part of our DNA. There are opportunities to advance your career, either on the technical track towards Project Manager or into various corporate leadership positions. Team members get 360 reviews with input from peers and managers, to get a broad picture of their contributions.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Creighton Manning will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, relationship or association with a member of a protected category, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

Job Category: Civil Engineer Traffic Transportation
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Westchester

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