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  • Transportation Engineers

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Airport Engineer
  • Civil Transportation Engineer
  • Highway Engineer
  • Traffic Engineer
  • Traffic Operations Engineer
  • Transportation Engineer
  • Transportation Design Engineer
  • Transportation Planning Engineer

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Develop plans for surface transportation projects, according to established engineering standards and state or federal construction policy. Prepare designs, specifications, or estimates for transportation facilities. Plan modifications of existing streets, highways, or freeways to improve traffic flow.


  • Check construction plans, design calculations, or cost estimations to ensure completeness, accuracy, or conformity to engineering standards or practices.
  • Design or engineer drainage, erosion, or sedimentation control systems for transportation projects.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Create models of engineering designs or methods.