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Transportation Planner-Traffic & Revenue

at CDM Smith Inc.

Posted: 3/10/2019
Job Reference #: 1352206

Job Description

Requisition ID

Job Title
Transportation Planner-Traffic & Revenue

Job Site Location
Texas - Austin

Home Office Location
Austin, TX

Business Unit


Mary Schroeder

Why CDM Smith?
CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Description
As a member of this team, you would contribute to CDM Smith's mission by:
-Developing and applying four-step travel demand models for transportation planning and traffic and toll revenue analysis.
-Calibrating and validating highway assignment model.
-Collecting and analyzing traffic and survey data.
-Conducting micro-simulation modeling, including base year model calibration and future year model volume delay function validation in support of HOT/ managed lane analyses.
-Performing sensitivity/stress tests.
-Analyzing and interpreting the impacts of different factors on toll transactions and revenue.
-Developing tools to analyze and summarize traffic modeling databases.
-Performing research on toll financing, congestion pricing, value of reliability, value of time and multinomial logit model.
-Conducting interchange justification studies, signal design, signal timing and capacity analyses using highway capacity manual.
-Performing due diligence, quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) procedures on various phases of studies. Applying risk modeling procedures to develop baseline, midline and modified scenarios by understanding the uncertainty and variability in critical input parameters.
-Writing sections of reports describing work completed, processes used, results observed and support/justification for any recommendations and conclusions.
-Assisting project managers with tasks by completing them within deadlines and budget requirements.

Minimum Qualifications
Education: Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, urban, community or regional planning. Experience: 5 years of related experience. Travel: Domestic and/or international travel may be required.  The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Preferred Qualifications
-VISSIM, Highway Capacity Software (HCS), and Synchro/SimTraffic experience is a plus.
-Knowledge of the Four-Step Travel Demand Modeling Process.
-Modeling experience with one or more software packages such as TransCAD / GISDK script and/or CUBE / Voyager script.

Assignment Category

Amount of Travel Required

EEO Statement
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate—as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.