Transportation Engineer

Southeastern Wisconsin   Waukesha, WI   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on January 20, 2023

The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC), the regional planning agency for the seven county greater Milwaukee area and the designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for the five urbanized areas within southeastern Wisconsin, has an immediate opening for an engineer or planner with an interest in transportation and traffic engineering and planning. The Commission is looking for a highly motivated individual interested in joining a diverse team of planners and engineers focused on ensuring that the Region is prepared to compete on a national and global scale economically while improving the quality of life for the Region’s residents. The Transportation Engineer/Planner will be a key staff member working in the Transportation Division to conduct and assist in the preparation of plans and reports and analysis and visualization of data.

Current Major Projects that the individual in this position may work on include:

  • Regional Safe Streets Action Plan
  • Milwaukee County Jurisdictional Highway System Plan
  • 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program

Examples of Duties:

  • Preparation of traffic/transportation analyses
  • Preparation of transportation plans
  • Preparation of a short-range transportation improvement program
  • Evaluation and prioritization of projects for various Federal funding sources
  • Assistance to local units of government in the areas of traffic impact and transportation planning studies


  • A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or planning, with an emphasis in transportation and/or traffic engineering
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work within and contribute to a team structure and to work with diverse groups of individuals within diverse environments


  • Experience with traffic analysis software (such as Highway Capacity Software), AutoCAD, Cube, ArcGIS, and SQL

Salary range is $50,000 to $80,000 depending upon education, experience, and placement with the organizational structure. Salary outside the range may be considered for highly qualified applicants.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by February 28, 2023, to Elizabeth Larsen, Director of Administration, SEWRPC, W239 N1812 Rockwood Drive, P.O. Box 1607, Waukesha, WI 53187

Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission

W239 N1812 Rockwood Drive,

P.O. Box 1607, Waukesha, WI 53187

Telephone (262) 547-6721

Fax (262) 547-1103