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

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington

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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195325BR

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.