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Current Job Openings

(Listed in Alphabetical Order by Job Title, with links to Company Site. Detailed Information about Position follows after Listing)

(Position Open Until Filled - Unless Otherwise Noted)

 

Associate Scientist, AvMet Applications, Inc. 
CAD Manager (Silver Spring, MD), Toole Design Group
Civil Drafter (Silver Spring, MD), Toole Design Group
Civil Engineering Design Technician (Silver Spring, MD), Toole Design Group
Economic Analyst, Smart Growth America
Executive Director, WTS International
Legislative Representative, American Public Transportation Association (APTA)
Pathways Intern, Federal Highway Administration (Closes September 24)
Project Accountant (Silver Spring, MD), Toole Design Group
Project Engineer, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) (Closes September 25, 2018)
Proposal Coordinator (Silver Spring, MD), Toole Design Group
Research Transportation Engineer/Senior Research Transportation Engineer, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Traffic Engineer (mid-level) (Fairfax, VA), STV
Transit Fellow, The Northern Virginia Transportation Commission
 
 

 

Detailed Information

 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Position Description:

AvMet Applications, Inc. (AvMet), is recruiting for an Associate Scientist who is self-motivated and detail-oriented with excellent communication skills and a positive attitude to join our team of scientists, engineers, and researchers. The ability to work in a fast-paced, professional environment while managing multiple competing tasks is required. In addition, strong problem- solving and analytical skills are needed to support a variety of analysis tasks. AvMet’s work domain ranges from program management support to large-scale data manipulation, modeling, and analysis.

The successful candidate will be part of a team supporting the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) NextGen Aviation Weather Division in developing and deploying the Next Generation Air Traffic System (NextGen). The candidate will provide meeting support to FAA personnel, including organizing meeting logistics, attending meetings, preparing meeting minutes and reports, coordinating communication among attendees, and maintaining working documents.

In addition, the candidate will conduct analysis of FAA and National Weather Service (NWS) policies, programs, systems, and forecast capabilities. Frequent duties and responsibilities include developing briefings/presentations, preparing project plans and schedules, conducting regulatory, policy, and financial research related to aviation weather and aviation safety, and writing/editing various reports.

The candidate must be detail-oriented, able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, and convey a professional image in client meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

M.S. degree in a physical science* (from an accredited college or university) and 12 months of relevant professional experience**

-OR-

B.S. degree in a physical science* (from an accredited college or university) and 3 years of relevant professional experience**

Experience providing meeting support, including developing agendas, setting up and operating projection equipment, utilizing virtual meeting applications (e.g., WebEx) taking notes, writing meeting minutes, and tracking action items

Experience researching, writing, and editing reports and papers

Experience developing briefings/presentations for a variety of audiences

Experience conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis

Interest in and/or knowledge of aviation

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work effectively as part of a team

Flexibility in managing competing priorities

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook)

Must be legally able to work in the United States without sponsorship

Desirable Qualifications:

M.S. degree in Meteorology

Knowledge of aviation operations (e.g., flight operations, air traffic control, etc.)

Knowledge of FAA and NWS aviation weather programs

Knowledge of system engineering principles

Experience in project planning, schedule development and tracking, and performance measurement

Federal government consulting experience, particular with the DOT/FAA

Experience working with aviation stakeholders including associations (e.g., A4A, ALPA, AOPA, IATA, NATA, etc.)

Private pilot, commercial pilot, air transport pilot, or aircraft dispatcher certificate

 

*Note: Degrees in Aeronautical Science, Aeronautics, and Air Traffic Management will also be considered.

**Note: Relevant professional experience must consist of full-time employment that is neither an institutional assistantship nor a co-op position. Full-time internships, paid or unpaid, at both the undergraduate and graduate level, are considered relevant professional experience.

 

This is an associate-level position located in AvMet’s Washington, DC office.

The position is available immediately with some flexibility in start date. Any offer of employment, including the start date, is contingent upon approval of the candidate’s resume by the FAA.

 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume as email attachments to careers@avmet.com. Please include the position title in the email subject line.

 

CAD Manager (Silver Spring, MD), Toole Design Group

As a CAD Manager, you will be leading design document production and quality control for the design of sustainable multimodal transportation infrastructure in a wide range of contexts from complex roadways and streetscapes in highly urban settings to signature trail projects that allow people to experience the natural environment. Your focus will be on guiding the firm’s designers to apply industry best practices to produce a wide variety of deliverables, from concept plans and design development to detailed final design plans for construction projects.  You will also be responsible for working with our IT Department to purchase and maintain hardware and software for the firm’s CAD user group, training staff in the efficient use of CAD tools, managing software licensing, and overseeing TDG’s CAD practices. Toole Design Group currently operates multiple CAD and engineering design software platforms, including AutoCAD, MicroStation, Civil 3D, Inroads, Geopak, and AutoTurn. In an industry that is constantly changing, you’ll be at the forefront of delivering creative solutions to challenging projects.

You’ll be great here if:

You understand both the art and science of communicating design intent via CAD drawings and other graphical materials

You are committed to guiding our multi-disciplined team to prepare high quality, graphically consistent, and technically accurate deliverables

You are eager to develop tools and processes that increase efficiency for TDG’s CAD users

You are eager to learn and interested in developing your design proficiency in addition to CAD skills 

You enjoy building strong relationships across disciplines and across offices

You revel in mentoring talented team members and fostering a culture of expertise

You are detail oriented and have strong organizational skills

You are a motivated self-starter that aspires to be an expert user of multiple software packages.

You’ll need:

An Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology or comparable experience

At least 4 years of civil engineering CAD experience

Strong drafting skills

A broad knowledge base and understanding of civil engineering drawings

Expert-level proficiency in Computer Aided Design [JL1] (AutoCAD and/or MicroStation, both preferred) and experience in user and environment configuration

Knowledge of civil engineering design software (experience configuring Civil 3D, Inroads, and/or Geopak is desired)

Familiarity with computer hardware, basic Windows and network troubleshooting is a plus  

How to Apply:

If you would like to be considered as a potential candidate for this position, please click "Apply for this Job" below or visit our careers page http://www.tooledesign.com/company/careers and select the corresponding position. Toole Design Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer (EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer) and encourages women and minorities to apply. No phone calls, please. 

 

Civil Drafter (Silver Spring, MD), Toole Design Group

As a Civil Drafter, you will be leading design document production and participating in quality control for the design of sustainable multimodal transportation infrastructure in a wide range of contexts from complex roadways and streetscapes in highly urban settings to signature trail projects that allow people to experience the natural environment. Your focus will be on guiding the firm’s designers to apply industry best practices to produce a wide variety of deliverables, from concept plans and design development to detailed final design plans for construction projects.  You will also be responsible for working with our IT Department to purchase and maintain hardware and software for the firm’s CAD user group, training staff in the efficient use of CAD tools, managing software licensing, and overseeing TDG’s CAD practices. Toole Design Group currently operates multiple CAD and engineering design software platforms, including AutoCAD, MicroStation, Civil 3D, Inroads, Geopak, and AutoTurn. In an industry that is constantly changing, you’ll be at the forefront of delivering creative solutions to challenging projects.

You’ll be great here if:

You understand both the art and science of communicating design intent via CAD drawings and other graphical materials

You are committed to guiding our multi-disciplined team to prepare high quality, graphically consistent, and technically accurate deliverables

You are eager to develop tools and processes that increase efficiency for TDG’s CAD users

You are eager to learn and interested in developing your design proficiency in addition to CAD skills 

You enjoy building strong relationships across disciplines and across offices

You revel in mentoring talented team members and fostering a culture of expertise

You are detail oriented and have strong organizational skills

You are a motivated self-starter that aspires to be an expert user of multiple software packages.

You’ll need:

An Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology or comparable experience

At least 2 years of civil engineering CAD experience

Strong drafting skills

A broad knowledge base and understanding of civil engineering drawings

Strong proficiency in Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD and/or MicroStation, both preferred) and experience in user and environment configuration

Knowledge of civil engineering design software (experience configuring Civil 3D, Inroads, and/or Geopak is desired)

Familiarity with computer hardware, basic Windows and network troubleshooting is a plus

How to Apply:

If you would like to be considered as a potential candidate for this position, please click "Apply for this Job" below or visit our careers page http://www.tooledesign.com/company/careers and select the corresponding position. Toole Design Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer (EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer) and encourages women and minorities to apply. No phone calls, please.

 

Civil Engineering Design Technician (Silver Spring, MD), Toole Design Group

As a Civil Engineering Design Technician, you will be leading design document production and participating in quality control for the design of sustainable multimodal transportation infrastructure in a wide range of contexts from complex roadways and streetscapes in highly urban settings to signature trail projects that allow people to experience the natural environment. Your focus will be on guiding the firm’s designers to apply industry best practices to produce a wide variety of deliverables, from concept plans and design development to detailed final design plans for construction projects.  You will also be responsible for working with our IT Department to purchase and maintain hardware and software for the firm’s CAD user group, training staff in the efficient use of CAD tools, managing software licensing, and overseeing TDG’s CAD practices. Toole Design Group currently operates multiple CAD and engineering design software platforms, including AutoCAD, MicroStation, Civil 3D, Inroads, Geopak, and AutoTurn. In an industry that is constantly changing, you’ll be at the forefront of delivering creative solutions to challenging projects.

You’ll be great here if:

You understand both the art and science of communicating design intent via CAD drawings and other graphical materials

You are committed to guiding our multi-disciplined team to prepare high quality, graphically consistent, and technically accurate deliverables

You are eager to develop tools and processes that increase efficiency for TDG’s CAD users

You are eager to learn and interested in developing your design proficiency in addition to CAD skills 

You enjoy building strong relationships across disciplines and across offices

You revel in mentoring talented team members and fostering a culture of expertise

You are detail oriented and have strong organizational skills

You are a motivated self-starter that aspires to be an expert user of multiple software packages.

You’ll need:

An Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology or comparable experience

At least 2 years of civil engineering CAD experience

Strong drafting skills

A broad knowledge base and understanding of civil engineering drawings

Strong proficiency in Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD and/or MicroStation, both preferred) and experience in user and environment configuration

Knowledge of civil engineering design software (experience configuring Civil 3D, Inroads, and/or Geopak is desired)

Familiarity with computer hardware, basic Windows and network troubleshooting is a plus

How to Apply:

If you would like to be considered as a potential candidate for this position, please click "Apply for this Job" below or visit our careers page http://www.tooledesign.com/company/careers and select the corresponding position. Toole Design Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer (EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer) and encourages women and minorities to apply. No phone calls, please.

 

Economic Analyst, Smart Growth America

Smart Growth America seeks a skilled, experienced Economic Analyst with 2 to 6 years of experience to conduct technical and quantitative analyses regarding a wide variety of issues associated with the built environment and transportation, including economics, housing, real estate development, social equity, and the environment. The Analyst will report to Smart Growth America’s Vice President for Economic Development, and work across a number of SGA programs, including the National TOD Technical Assistance Program, the Economic Development program, and other transportation and community technical assistance programs.

Position description

An ideal candidate will have a quantitative mindset with exceptional data analysis skills, and background and experience applying this to policy research, along with a dedication to achieving smarter growth. This position will provide evidence-based advice, building on leading-edge research, to policy makers across the country about how and why to build sustainable communities. It will support SGA’s work providing technical assistance in economic development and community revitalization.

Professional qualifications

A successful candidate will have a demonstrated interest in urban planning issues, and care about changing America’s built environment. Candidates should have the confidence and ability to independently design, manage, and conduct multiple research assignments with minimal supervision, while working in a collaborative environment. Candidate should have 2 to 6 years of related experience; a graduate degree in urban planning, economics, real estate, or geography would be ideal. Most importantly, candidates should have a quantitative mindset with exceptional data analysis skills, including the following specific skills:

Experience with ESRI’s ArcGIS.

Familiarity with descriptive and inferential statistics (esp. regression analysis), and with statistical packages (SPSS, Stata, R). Ability to apply statistics to inform overall analysis and policy recommendations.

Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of data to the most salient points. Familiarity and ability to use key data sets, including familiarity with U.S. Census data, as well as various transportation statistics from US DOT (Bureau of Transportation Statistics), state, local, and MPO data sets. Ability to find key data sets, download and process the data, and prepare data for analysis. Ability to interpret and assess trends in large data sets.

Ability to use MS Excel for moderate to advanced data analysis (pivot tables, macros, moderate-to-advanced Excel functions).

Ability to handle large data sets, and automate repetitive tasks. (For example, fluency in either R or Python would be a means of accomplishing this.) Familiarity with MS Access, databases, and SQL highly desirable.

Ability to explain the results of technical analysis, both orally and in writing, to less technically-trained audiences.

Detail-oriented and motivated to be accurate, with strong writing skills.

Ability to prioritize and efficiently deal with multiple assignments; a “self-starter”, capable of learning on the job when necessary, ability to work in teams.

Responsibilities:

The position will provide many opportunities for innovative solutions that utilize quantitative and software skills. (For example: Previously, we have written scripts to aggregate Census data and integrate with online mapping platforms.) Typical projects may include:

Fiscal analyses of alternative development patterns

Estimating value capture potential for transit-oriented development revenue to finance new transit or other community benefits

Market analyses to determine demand for different development products at a particular development site

Analysis of revitalization plans for a small town downtown

Analysis of impacts of changes of transit routes

Analysis of the economic impacts of a complete streets project

Analyzing metropolitan development and real estate market trends

Developing research proposals including scopes of work and budgets

Writing reports, and preparing and/or delivering presentations

How to apply:

Please send a resume, cover letter, three references, and two examples of work products (no more than two pages each) to jobs@smartgrowthamerica.org, with “Economic Analyst” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted immediately on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

 

Executive Director, WTS International

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

WTS is currently searching for a talented manager who will help shape and communicate a professional image for the Association and the Foundation in serving in the newly created role of Executive Director.

Taking policy direction from a very active and engaged Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be a team player who is innovative, flexible, trustworthy and transparent in managing the organization's day-to-day operations, finances and member services, and who will fully understand her/his role vis a vis the Board and the WTS members.  ‎

The next WTS Executive Director will enhance WTS's image and further its mission by supporting the Board's individual and collective communication with its regional Chapters, Sponsors, Members and the broader transportation industry.  That will require a complete understanding of the relationships that make WTS unique, and rise to the challenges those relationships present -- addressing the needs of current members as well as prospective members and providing them with a value proposition that leverages both current and potential capabilities of WTS to serve them even better.

That individual must be a strategic thinker who is fully committed to the vision and mission and will implement the current strategic plan.

Candidates will have a proven track record of successful management, finance, operations, fund-raising and foundation experience in a nonprofit membership association, advocacy organization, or transportation-related entity.  

S/he must have interpersonal skills that will foster positive relationships with WTS and WTS Foundation Boards, staff, Chapter leadership and corporate sponsor partners. Candidates will have result-oriented experience working directly with Boards, committees and industry partners with a comprehensive understanding of the relationships and respective responsibilities of each.

In addition to demonstrating a palpable commitment to the WTS vision and mission, s/he will have excellent oral and written communication abilities with internal and external audiences as well as experience with public relations strategies and emerging social media tools.

S/he will have experience with direct supervision, mentoring, developing and building a high-functioning staff team. 

A Bachelor’s degree in business, or a related discipline is required, an advanced degree in a similar discipline is preferred.

WTS is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salary and benefits.  For a complete job description and further information on how to apply, go to: www.harrisrand.com or submit a resume, cover letter and salary history/requirements in confidence to Christopher Boylan, Harris Rand Lusk Executive Search at: cboylan@harrisrand.com.

 

Legislative Representative, American Public Transportation Association

BASIC FUNCTION:

The key responsibility of this job is to assist APTA in communicating the public transit industry's positions on federal legislative issues to APTA members, outside interests, Members of Congress, the Executive Branch and the public. Individual reports directly to the Senior Director, Government Affairs. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limit¬ed to the following:

1) Communicating in writing and through personal contacts APTA positions on legislative issues to Members of Congress, Congressional committees, the Executive Branch and others. Legislative Representative will focus on outreach to staff for “rank-and-file” Members of Congress;

2) Working in a team setting to develop and execute strategies to advance APTA’s legislative priorities;

3) Preparing speeches to assist APTA officers and executive staff in communicating the public transit industry’s views on federal legislative and government affairs issues;

4) Preparing statements on matters of interest to the transit industry, primarily on government affairs issues;

5) Supporting the Senior Director and Senior Legislative Representatives in the execution of related programs directed at building public awareness and support for public trans¬portation and support for APTA policies;

6) Assisting, when appropriate, in preparing Congressional testimony on topics of interest to the public transit industry;

7) Attending meetings, media briefings, or hearings as assigned and interpreting these events for the APTA membership through written and oral communication;

8) Assisting in planning, managing, and carrying out the Annual Legislative Conference, including program planning and development, preparation of materials, selection of speakers, and on-site support.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Legislative Representative will have a minimum of two years of lobbying experience with a trade association, public transit agency, corporation or consulting lobbying firm, or an equivalent level of experience in a Legislative staff position in a congressional office. A Bachelor's degree in Transportation, Public Policy, Public Administration or similar field is required. A Master’s degree in a related field is considered a plus.  Knowledge of federal transit policies and programs, major issues and priorities in public transportation, and the federal legislative process, including authorization and appropriations issues, is required. Strong writing and communications skills are also required.  

Persons interested in applying for this position should submit their resume to the Senior Director-Human Resources & Administration via fax at 202-496-4326 or email at aptajobs@apta.com.

 

Pathways Intern, Federal Highway Administration (Closes September 24)

The Office of Human Resources, Corporate Recruitment Division is accepting applications for Pathways interns in Hawaii, Colorado, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Ohio and Headquarters. These are being filled in the following disciplines:
Community Planning – Civil Rights – Human Resources
Finance - Environment – Federal Aid
 
Applicants can view the vacancy announcements and associated details by visiting USAJobs.  The vacancies are scheduled to close on Monday, September 24, 2018, or after the first 100 applications are received. 
 

 

Project Accountant (Silver Spring, MD), Toole Design Group

As a Project Accountant, you’ll be part of a talented accounting team that ensures the company is financially healthy and able to grow into the future.  You’ll collaborate with highly skilled technical and administrative staff, and will assist in the financial management of multiple projects.  Management encourages creative ideas and solutions in solving challenges associated with a fast-growing company. 

You’ll be a great addition to our team if:

Monitoring project performance by reviewing budgets and forecasting potential overruns satisfies the “sleuth” in you

Analyzing monthly P&L accounts isn’t a chore but a pleasure

You enjoy preparing balance sheet reconciliations

You feel that providing year-end support to auditors is exciting and rewarding

Being adaptable, flexible, detail-oriented, and thorough is second nature to you

Candidate must have:

A bachelors’ degree in Accounting or Finance

Five to seven years of Project Accounting experience

Experience assisting in producing accurate and timely financial statements

Proficiency in Ajera or other job cost accounting software

How to Apply:

If you would like to be considered as a candidate for this position, please click "Apply for this Job" below or visit our careers page and select the corresponding position. Toole Design Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer (EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer) and encourages women and minorities to apply. No phone calls, please. 

 

Project Engineer, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

Closes: September 25, 2018

Nature of Position:  

The NTPEP Project Engineer supports AASHTO’s National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP).  Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Project Engineer is responsible for the implementation of new products, monitoring the sustainability of current NTPEP technical committees, being the Liaison for several NTPEP technical committees, and managing the APEL technical committee within NTPEP. Additionally, the Project Engineer provides support for AASHTO’s Committee on Materials and Pavements (COMP).  Tasks include the following:

Solicit and organize feedback from state DOTs regarding the addition of new products and audits to the NTPEP scope

Guide new technical committees from inception through product realization

Collaborate with state and industry members on the creation of work plans and other supporting documents for new technical committees

Monitor sustainability of current NTPEP technical committees, assisting with revitalization efforts or sunsetting, as needed

Duties associated with managing the APEL technical committee within NTPEP include:

Assist the NTPEP Program Manager with preparing the yearly budget

Review and approve all associated check requests

Facilitate monthly conference calls with the APEL Council

Review and process all applications received through APEL website

Responsible for identifying labs to perform all evaluations and making sure contracts are drafted and implemented for all evaluations

Oversee administration of APEL website

Responsible for managing technical consultant and the activities they are responsible for

Duties associated with a NTPEP Liaison include:

Become familiar with assigned technical committees’ work plans, testing protocols, and structure

Communicate with manufacturers interested in participating in NTPEP along with reviewing and accepting applications in DataMine

Track product progress through DataMine from application to data release

Gather feedback from manufacturers, test facilities, and states and facilitate any necessary responses 

Assist committees in making changes to work plans, DataMine, and testing protocols  

Facilitate quarterly conference calls and assist with agenda creation and document distribution

Attend the annual NTPEP meeting and provide support for associated technical committees

The incumbent may be expected to assist with the Committee on Materials and Pavements as AASHTO support.  Tasks would include the following:

Provide AASHTO support to technical subcommittees and assist with mid-year webinars

May attend the annual COMP meeting and provide support for associated tech sections

Help facilitate feedback and suggestions for improvements to applicable standards and specifications

Position Requirements:  

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three to six years of experience in a technical or engineering-related field. An engineering degree or a degree in a related technical or scientific discipline is desired.  

The incumbent will have strong written, speaking, and presentation skills and have the ability to travel to meetings and other events and remain professional in different environments. The incumbent must be able to demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written, and to work cooperatively with contractors, staff, and task force members. The incumbent will have the ability to manage several different projects and prioritize tasks. The incumbent will be a self-starter with strong time management skills and intermediate to strong computer competence particularly in Microsoft Office, webinar software, and an aptitude for learning new applications. 

To Apply: 

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to recruiter@aashto.org by September 25, 2018.

 

Proposal Coordinator (Silver Spring, MD), Toole Design Group

As a Proposal Coordinator, you’ll be part of a talented marketing team with an enviable win rate, leading the preparation of proposals for projects throughout the U.S. ranging from a few thousand dollars to multi-million dollar pursuits. You will support highly skilled technical staff and will produce marketing materials that highlight the firm’s outstanding work in the field of pedestrian and bicycle planning and design. 

You’ll be great here if:

Coordinating a team of people to produce a winning proposal satisfies your competitive spirit

 You thrive on tight deadlines and can juggle multiple projects at once, while delivering high-quality work on time

You enjoy collaborating and communicating with internal staff and external teaming partners

Formatting multi-page documents and designing compelling supportive graphics is second nature to you

You are calm, cool and collected under pressure

You’ll need:

A BA/BS in marketing, communications, graphic design, English or journalism

At least 3 years of hands-on experience in layout design, copyediting, and working with a team

Advanced proficiency in InDesign and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Basic experience with Illustrator and Photoshop

Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task

Exceptional organizational skills

How to Apply:

If you would like to be considered as a potential candidate for this position, please click "Apply for this Job" below or visit our careers page http://www.tooledesign.com/company/careers and select the corresponding position. Toole Design Group, LLC is an equal opportunity employer (EO/AA/VEV/Disabled employer) and encourages women and minorities to apply. No phone calls, please.

 

Research Transportation Engineer/Senior Research Transportation Engineer, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a nonprofit organization conducting multidisciplinary research, seeks a Research Transportation Engineer or Senior Research Transportation Engineer to join our research program in Arlington, VA. Our organization is at the forefront of efforts to find effective means of decreasing the incidence and severity of motor vehicle crashes. Research from IIHS is respected worldwide and is used to influence policy, practice, and vehicle and roadway design.

We’re looking for an engineer to lead research projects that involve collecting and analyzing field data to evaluate the safety of the roadway. Examples of previous IIHS studies include examinations of how vehicle speeds change after speed limits are raised, how crashes and violations change after the installation of speed and red light cameras, how roundabouts affect crashes and injuries, and how pavement markings affect conflicts between pedestrians and vehicles. You will work within a research team of other engineers, psychologists, and statisticians.

Duties

• Design and conduct research addressing roadway safety

• Manage data collection and other research performed by outside contractors

• Collect and analyze data

• Evaluate research literature

• Publish research reports in peer-reviewed scientific journals

• Present research findings to technical and nontechnical audiences

• Represent IIHS at meetings of roadway safety professionals as an expert in the field

Qualifications

• Graduate degree in civil engineering or transportation engineering

• Strong research design and analysis skills

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to conceive, design, and carry out research projects with minimal supervision

• Interest in solving real-world problems in collaboration with professionals from other disciplines

• For senior position: 5-10 years of post-graduate experience in highway safety research; for non-senior position, recent graduates are welcome to apply

 

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to research@iihs.org.

 

Traffic Engineer (mid-level) (Fairfax, VA), STV

Job Description:

STV is an award-winning professional firm consistently ranking among the country's top companies in education, corrections, highways, bridges, rail and mass transit sectors. As an employee-owned firm, this success is the direct result of our employees' commitment to innovation and quality.

STV Incorporated is seeking a motived junior level Traffic Engineer with 2-5 years of experience to assist the Traffic Design Team in the Fairfax, VA office!

The ideal candidate is an individual who is highly proactive, has an understanding of traffic design and the future of traffic design, and has an interest in learning and using traffic design and simulation programs. Knowledge of ITS systems is a plus.

This position offers excellent potential for career advancement as this individual would assist other senior staff guiding transportation agencies in Virginia, as well as helping to oversee other traffic engineers’ day-to-day work.

Specific duties will include:

Performing traffic engineering design, including but not limited to, traffic signals design, roadway and intersection lighting design, photometric analysis, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) design, maintenance of traffic (MOT) design, familiarity with the development of Transportation Management Plans (TMP), and Signing & Pavement Marking design. Preparation and development of technical plans, documents, and reports.

Required Skills:

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering

2-5 years of experience with Traffic Engineering

Engineer-In-Training (EIT) designation is required Professional Engineer (PE) designation is desired.

Knowledge and understanding of traffic engineering principals in the MUTCD, ITE and AASHTO manuals

Knowledge of traffic control device design and the development of traffic design plans

Experience in utilizing AutoCAD, Microstation, GuideSign, Auto-Turn, Agi.32, and Microsoft Office Applications

GIS applications, Civil 3D, and Synchro experience is a plus

Preferred:

Professional Engineer (PE) designation

How to apply:

Please apply directly at https://bit.ly/2yoylTU or by sending you resume to Jeremy.bonewitz@stvinc.com

 

This fellowship is designed to provide a professional development opportunity for mid-career transportation specialists as well as college graduates and graduate students.  Successful applicants will gain in-depth knowledge of transit policy, planning and funding issues as well as an understanding of the policy making process through conducting research under the guidance of NVTC staff, collaborating with transportation experts on publications, and assisting in the execution of programs conducted by NVTC.

For more information and to apply, please visit NVTC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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