Transportation/Traffic Engineer - EIT


Who We Are
Protean is not your ordinary civil engineering company and we like it that way. We are a group of seriously smart engineers and supporting staff who genuinely enjoy working together. We specialize in transportation and traffic design and we work primarily with public agencies and municipalities throughout the State of Florida. We'll be celebrating 25 years this fall - ask around, everyone knows us.

If you have a passion for traffic design, a knack for problem solving and want to really enjoy your job and the people you work with, send us your resume - we need to talk.

Who We're Looking For
This opportunity is for an EI with a minimum of 1 - 2 years of experience in transportation design - traffic experience is a real plus
Our Traffic Systems Group is based in downtown Orlando, FL, but this position can also be in our Tallahassee or Punta Gorda offices.

Why Work At Protean?
We hire superstars who want to learn and build on their education and experience. When you work with the best, it raises your game. We match our junior engineers with well-respected professional engineers who enjoy sharing their knowledge and experiences and we surround you with a team whose primary goal is your success. We provide opportunities for advancement as you work toward your PE and we support our engineers as they prepare for the exam by paying for their exam fees and for prep-courses - not to mention the big pay raise you get when you pass! Oh, and did we mention all employee benefits are free? 100% free. Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-term and Long-term disabilities insurance - all free.

What You'll Be Doing
In a nutshell, you will be learning how to create plan sets from start to finish while developing your design acumen thru doing.
- Plan production - signalization, signing, pavement marking, lighting and ITS [Intelligent Traffic Systems]
- Assist with preparation of technical reports
- Field reviews and meetings
- Quantity Take-offs
- Engineer's Estimate of Cost
- Support Planning Division projects

What You Need To Bring
- B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering (or other engineering degree)
- EIT Certification
- Minimum of 1 - 2 years of engineering experience (your professional internships totally count)
- Experience using CADD (Microstation or AutoCAD)
- Familiarity with FDOT and design standards
- The natural inclination to take initiative
- The desire and confidence to become a key contributor
- Solid communication skills
- Proficient in MS Word and Excel

If this sounds like we could be a good match for what you want to do in your career, send us your current resume today and we'll talk.


  • BS Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Engineer In Training [EIT] - Certified
  • 1 - 2 years of engineering experience (including internships)
  • CADD experience (Microstation, AutoCAD)


Full benefits,
no premiums.

Ready to impact your community and your world while doing what you love? Sit back, relax, and browse our job openings.

Health Insurance

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Dental Insurance

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Vision Insurance

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Short-term Disability Insurance

Free! Premiums are 100% paid by Protean

Long-term Disability Insurance

Free! Premiums are 100% paid by Protean

Life Insurance - Basic + AD&D

Free! Premiums are 100% paid by Protean


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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.