Project Engineer/Senior Project Engineer - Traffic Division


We are on the hunt for a Project Engineer or Senior Project Engineer for our Traffic Group. If you are smart and motivated with the right experience under your belt, send us your resume and let's see if we'd be good match. Our Traffic Group is busy and growing and we're looking for experienced employees to support this trend. This position offers great opportunity for growth into Project Management and Group Leadership.

We have offices in Orlando, Pensacola, Punta Gorda, Tampa, and Tallahassee; you can work anywhere we work. We also offer flexible work schedules because we all have lives too.

We offer 100% company paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability benefits for all employees. Yes, you read that correctly, employees pay zero, zip, nada for their benefits. In fact, we have one medical plan that pays employees every month - seriously. We also help employees save for retirement through our 401(k) match and all regular employees are eligible for our annual bonus pool. Ask around, we are known for paying for the best and promoting based on performance.

We also like to balance working hard with lots of fun. We regularly sponsor employee events and take all employees out to places like EPCOT Food & Wine Festival with fun money to spend or we'll take an afternoon trip to Top Golf for some friendly competition. Nerf wars are epic here and coffee has been elevated to an art form.

If this sounds like a place where you will excel, click on the orange Learn More button below and send us your contact info. along with your resume today.

General Job Responsibilities:
- Design and plans production of traffic components and documents, specifically signalization, lighting, and ITS
- Quality control of plans, documents, quantities+
- Field investigation and data collection
- Management and training of staff as applicable

Job Type: Full-time


  • 4+ years of experience in preparing traffic plans, preferably in MicroStation
  • Bachelors degree in applicable field
  • Florida PE or ability to obtain within 6 months is preferred
  • FDOT design experience is a real plus
  • Staff management and development experience
  • MicroStation/Geopak


Full benefits,
no premiums.

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Medical Insurance

We offer two medical plans through United Healthcare, so you can choose the one that fits your needs. Both are comprehensive plans providing everything you’d expect from preventative care to prescription benefits. And we pay 100% of our employee premiums for whichever plan they choose.

Health Savings Account (HSA)

One of our medical plans offers an HSA and it is generously funded by Protean. The company deposits 75% of the annual medical deductible into the employee's HSA so that money can be used to help pay for out-of-pocket medical, dental, and vision expenses. It’s free money for things like prescriptions, doctor visits, and new glasses++. This account belongs to the employee, and it rolls over every year. Many of our long-term employees have hefty HSA balances that they can continue to use throughout their lives.


See clear and look sharp with our vision plan. It includes annual eye exams and covers the cost of frames, lenses, or contact lenses. Oh and did we mention we pay 100% of this premium too?


We smile a lot around here and we know dental health plays a big role in our overall health. With our dental plan, you can go to any dentist or select a network of dentists for even higher benefits. We pay 100% of your premiums here as well.

Retirement Savings

Someday we all hope to be sitting on a beach, listening to Jimmy Buffet and we want to help you get there. We’ll match your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to 3% of your annual salary. But wait, there’s more! You can receive another 50% match for the next 2% you contribute for a total of 4%. You’re also 100% vested starting on your first day, which means your contributions and the company’s match belong to you from day one.

Time Off

We all need time away from work to be our best. Our Paid Time Off (PTO) program gives you freedom to use your vacation time as you prefer. We also provide for military leave, jury duty, and bereavement leave.


We’ll find any reason to celebrate around here, so enjoy the seven paid holidays to do just that with your family and friends. Team members also get to leave three hours early with pay when Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve fall on a work day.

Life Insurance

Life insurance takes care of the people you love the most, so you’re automatically enrolled with a life insurance policy that pays one times your annual salary.


If something happens and you can’t work because you are hurt or sick, we have you covered. We offer both short-term and long-term disability plans and we pay 100% of the premiums.

Annual Bonus

We strongly believe in sharing our profits with the people who make Protean successful. We update our employees on our progress every month, and we work hard to provide a generous bonus pool for our employees based on everything we’ve accomplished that year.

Employee Referrals

We’re always looking for more great employees like the ones we have, so we provide a generous employee referral program (mostly because our cloning program still isn’t working).


We really like smart people around here, so we offer tuition reimbursement for both undergrad and graduate degrees for qualifying employees.

PE Exam & Renewal Reimbursement

As our Engineering Interns (EIs) get ready to sit for their PE licenses, we want them to concentrate on studying so we cover the cost of the exam. To help them hedge their bets, we will help pay for a prep course too. Once they pass, all newly minted PEs get a $5,000 pay increase.

Professional Memberships

We encourage all employees to be active in professional or industry associations, so we’re happy to pay your dues for up to two groups every year.

Voluntary Benefits

We also offer the full suite of specialty Aflac benefits that you may opt to elect. Aflaaaack!


Your ticket to paradise.

What do you want to accomplish in your career? Apply today to see if we’re a good match.

* Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Protean Design Group in the United States without employer sponsorship. We do not sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.

* Protean is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or citizenship.