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Kimley-Horn Senior Transportation Engineer in Reston, Virginia

At Kimley‐Horn, one of the nation's premier planning and design consultants, our professionals are experts in many disciplines yet share one passion: making our clients successful. Looking for a terrific place to build your career?

Ranked as one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” Kimley‐Horn and Associates, Inc. prides itself on hiring high‐achieving, dedicated, and reliable professionals. We are looking for a Senior Transportation Engineerto join our Transportation team in our Reston, VA office.

This Senior ITS/Transportation Engineer will join our ITS/Transportation Operations team in our Reston office and begin working collaboratively with Kimley-Horn colleagues in serving our clients, including the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), on a variety of ITS needs, including:

  • Assistance development of operations concepts

  • Production of ITS plans, specifications, and estimates

  • Oversight of the installation of ITS elements in major transportation corridors

In addition to serving our existing clients, this senior engineer will have an entrepreneurial spirit, creating a vision for growth in their personal practice while contributing to the growth of our ITS and transportation engineering practice in Northern Virginia and places beyond. This person will assist in marketing and business development efforts with our existing local municipal, state, and private clients, while delivering a wide variety of transportation planning, traffic engineering, and ITS-related projects with our growing team of transportation professionals. This person will have the ability to pursue their own passions, leads, and clients.

Our Senior Project Managers manage their projects profitably, engage in practice and delivery of projects, transition work to qualified staff, and act as a positive leader and mentor. The successful candidate will be given a great deal of autonomy to lead, direct, and grow their business. With success, this individual will enjoy Kimley-Horn's excellent benefits including our exceptional bonus program, 401k contribution with up to 8-percent company match plus additional profit sharing and the potential to advance to ownership.


  • 10+ years of diversified experience in transportation engineering, specifically the design and implementation of intelligent transportation systems (ITS)

  • Well-rounded experience base in transportation engineering including ITS, transportation planning, traffic operations, and roadway engineering

  • Extensive experience managing client contacts and relationships with VDOT, counties and municipalities, local and federal agencies, and private businesses

  • Ability to provide high quality deliverables with exceptional client service

  • Registered engineer with at least 10 years of diversified experience in as a Transportation Engineer

  • A desire to lead and grow an ITS practice

  • Business development and marketing experience including writing proposals, developing scopes of work, and assembling budgets for projected work.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and effectively communicate and collaborate at all levels of the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.




  • 15 or more years



  • Degree: Bachelors

  • Major: Transportation Engineering

  • Degree: Bachelors

  • Major: Traffic Engineering

  • Degree: Bachelors

  • Major: Civil Engineering

Licenses And Certifications


  • Professional Engineer