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Traffic Group Lead

  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Position ID: 3749
  • Minimum Experience: 10 years
  • Education: BSCE or Eq
  • Registration: Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Required Skills: Microsoft Office; Project Management; Traffic
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Ready to drive your career forward while making a meaningful impact on client projects and the community? Burgess & Niple is eagerly searching for a dedicated Traffic Group Lead to join our growing team in Columbus, OH.

As a Traffic Group Lead at B&N, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping our growing Traffic Design, Traffic Analysis, and Safety Analysis practice not only in Ohio but nationwide.

 Here's what you'll be responsible for:

  • Managing and overseeing our traffic and safety projects in Columbus, Ohio, and across the nation
  • Having a pivotal role in contributing to B&N’s National Safety Practice,
  • Serving as a go-to expert, providing technical guidance and support on traffic studies and design projects
  • Leading project teams, developing innovative design approaches, and ensuring seamless project and task management
  • Keeping a close eye on project finances, including invoicing, budget management, and financial reporting
  • Driving business growth by developing and executing marketing and client relations strategies for the traffic section
  • Nurturing the professional growth of staff through training, coaching, and mentorship

To excel in this role, you'll need:

  • A Bachelor of Science degree from an ABET-accredited civil engineering program.
  • 10 + years of experience in traffic engineering, with previous work with ODOT and/or local agencies being advantageous
  • Professional Engineer (PE) registration in the State of Ohio or eligibility for registration through reciprocity
  • Strong leadership skills with prior experience in staff management and project oversight
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, along with proficiency in MS Office Suite and Bluebeam/Adobe Pro
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible spending or health savings account options
  • Basic life insurance/short-term & long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists, and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs, and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.