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Jeo Consulting Group Traffic Engineer Project Manager in Ankeny, Iowa

Company Overview

JEO is not your typical engineering firm. We have a welcoming, fun, and laid-back culture that encourages communication and collaboration where our greatest strength is our team members. If you value great work-life integration and work best in a relaxed, supportive, and inclusive environment, we may be the place where you ARE the best version of yourself. We are a relationship-based company that prioritizes building people and providing opportunities.

With a rich history and a commitment to excellence, JEO has been serving clients since 1937. We are a leading multidisciplinary firm working hard to improve the communities in which we live, work and play. Join us at JEO and become part of our team that blends expertise, fun and passion for serving each other and our communities. Together, we can make a difference while building a rewarding career!

Job Summary

JEO’s Transportation Department provides expertise and services including traffic engineering, transportation planning, roadway and bridge design, and environmental. The Traffic Engineer is an excellent opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a growing company and traffic team. This position is supported by a department of professionals to manage successful projects and tasks that exceed client expectations while meeting JEO’s financial goals. This individual will have the ability to support client management and business development endeavors as well as build our traffic engineering group in Iowa. 

Responsibilities and Duties


  • Successful experience as a project manager including direct management of a project team and responsibility for meeting client expectations.

  • Successful experience as a project manager managing multiple clients and projects at once

  • Experience preparing project proposals, scopes of services and cost estimates for a diverse portfolio of project types.

  • Experience managing budgets, schedules, bids, contracts, funding requests and communication plans.

  • Ability to successfully develop and maintain strong relationships.

  • Develop technical traffic analysis for highways, streets, and multi-modal facilities utilizing multiple software programs and analysis procedures, as necessary

  • Prepare and deliver reports and presentations demonstrating excellent written and verbal communication 

  • Maintenance of Traffic – development or alternatives and design/construction plans to maintain traffic during construction of transportation improvements

  • Prepare design and construction documents for permanent signing, pavement marking, traffic signals and communications and ITS infrastructure based on MUTCD guidance and other national/agency standards

    Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/transportation engineering

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license

  • 5+ years’ experience working in the engineering industry on transportation projects including traffic operations, transportation planning and transportation design elements

    Preferred Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience with ITS and traffic design

  • PTOE certification

    With offices throughout Nebraska, Iowa, and Kansas, JEO is proud to offer a robust benefits package designed to support and protect our employees and their loved ones. In turn, we trust these benefits and rewards will amplify the pride and satisfaction you feel as an integral part of JEO. A few of the highlights include competitive salaries, insurance options, vacation/sick/flex time, 401K matching, wellness incentives, comprehensive career development support, an annual bonus program, participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and much more aimed at enriching your experience with us.


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