Senior Transportation Planner / Modeller - Toronto / GTA
Duties and Responsibilities :
As part of a transportation planning team, the successful applicant will :
Take a lead role in the analysis of travel forecasts and traffic modelling for a broad variety of transportation planning projects including transportation master plans, major new corridor studies, transit planning studies and land development projects;
Analyze and evaluate alternative road, transit and travel demand management strategies;
Prepare technical memos, reports and proposals;
Supervise and participate in the collection of traffic count data and preparation of inventories of road facilities;
Train and mentor junior staff; and
Undertake research and analysis of land use, demographic and travel data.
Degree / diploma from a recognized University / College program in Engineering, Planning or related field with a minimum of eight years related experience, preferably in a consulting environment;
Strong working knowledge of transportation planning principles, processes and practices;
Working experience with transportation planning models such as Emme / 2, Emme / 3, System II, TransCad is essential. Experience with micro-simulation models such as VISSIM, VISIM, Paramics, etc. desirable.
Strong interpersonal skills;
Well-developed computer and analytical skills;
Strong report writing and presentation skills; and
Valid driver’s license and availability of vehicle for site visits, meetings, etc.