Engineering Associate II - Orlando, FL

Position: Engineering Associate II

Location: Orlando, Florida

Duties: Research, develop, and apply tools/processes to estimate travel demand patterns. Calibrate and validate macroscopic travel demand models to forecast future traffic for transportation planning or engineering studies. Provide support to strategic planning, policy analysis, transportation impact/mobility fee studies and long range transportation planning. Perform traffic operations analysis for freeway corridors, urban highways, interchanges and intersections to identify existing deficiencies and potential improvements. Review and prepare traffic impact studies for a variety of land development projects and proposals such as Developments of Regional Impacts (DRI), comprehensive plan amendments, or site plans. Provide transportation/traffic research support reviewing research documents and conducting literature reviews. Conduct statistical analysis of large data sources for statewide transportation performance measure and safety studies. Interpret software outputs, document results and key findings. Prepare technical reports containing conclusions and recommendations. Perform QA/QC for the work performed by other engineers. Attend technical meetings with clients, communicate analysis approach and results. Coordinate client interactions and activity for project related work. Contribute to staff training and workload coordination. Uphold positive and effective team communications by relating to clients, agencies, consultants, and other team members beyond giving and receiving instructions. Manage projects and develop high quality internal and client relationships. 5% travel, including international, required.

Education: Master's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field (foreign equivalent accepted).

AND

Experience: One year experience as a Transportation Analyst or similar position.

Skills/Requirements:

One year experience:

  1. In traffic forecasting, design traffic, traffic flow theory, transportation planning, and network optimization.
  2. Working with traffic modeling and simulation at different levels, including using travel demand modeling, meso-simulation, and micro-simulation.
  3. Programming/scripting experience for the development of user-specific programs using C/C++, VBA, and Cube Voyager.
  4. With Florida Standard Urban Transportation Model Structure (FSUTMS).
  5. Using pertinent software applications, including Cube Voyager, ESRI ArcGIS, Highway Capacity Software (HCS 2010), and Synchro.
  6. Working with data analysis and statistic model development in SPSS, R, or NLOGIT.

Experience (any):

  1. Using adopted travel demand models in Florida, including Florida Statewide Model, Central Florida Regional Planning Model (CFRPM), Southeast Regional Planning Model (SERPM), Treasure Coast Regional Planning Model (TCRPM), FDOT District 1 Regional Planning Model, Tampa Bay Regional Planning Model (TBRPM), and Northeast Regional Planning Model (NERPM).
  2. Using adopted travel demand models in California, including El Dorado County Model, C/CAT-VTA Travel Model (San Mateo County), and Kings County Model.
  3. Using Deltek Vision software for project time reporting and task management.
  4. Using FREEVAL & CORSIM

All experience, skills and requirements may be gained concurrently.
All applicants for this position should apply at hr@kittelson.com, Job #123.