AECOM Travel Demand Forecasting and Simulation Consultant II in Arlington - VA, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Travel Demand Forecasting and Simulation Consultant II for immediate employment in the Arlington, VA office.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed. AECOM Transportation is seeking staff to support its growing forecasting practice within the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. The individual must have a passion for transportation planning, working in a team-environment and desire to apply innovative approaches to forecasting, planning, and modeling. He or she will also support project management and task leaders in executing task orders, completing technical work, and meeting project milestones for our practice’s portfolio of ongoing assignments. The consultant will report to the Travel Demand Forecasting practice group leader.

The primary responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Travel demand model design, development, calibration, and application;

  • Data development and application of dynamic traffic assignment and regional simulation models;

  • Implementation support for activity-based demand models;

  • Travel survey design, processing, and analysis;

  • Travel network/service coding;

  • Project evaluation for Alternatives Analysis/DEIS and major investment studies; and

  • Report writing and presentation of findings.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required

  • 5+ years of experience - a Doctoral degree in transportation modeling and simulation may substitute for 2-3 years of experience

  • 3+ years of professional experience with one or more of the following software packages: CUBE/TP+, TransCAD, EMME/2, VISUM, VISSIM, TRANSIMS, DynusT, DaySim, and/or CTRamp

  • 2+ years of professional experience with ARCVIEW, MS EXCEL, MS ACCESS and SPSS or SAS

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of one or more programming packages (such as C++ or R, javascript or HTML)

  • Demonstrated capability modeling travel demand forecasting

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Consultative, service-oriented mindset and collaborative problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in engineering, planning, applied mathematics or equivalent

  • Software development

  • C++ Programming

  • Database development and application

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199564BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.