AECOM Travel Demand Modeler in Arlington, Virginia
United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Travel Demand Forecasting and Simulation Consultant II for immediate employment based in Arlington, VA office. 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;
Lead modeling tasks and/or complete technical tasks independently;
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.
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Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Planning, Applied Mathematics or equivalent
Four (4) years of travel demand modeling experience
Demonstrated leadership of modeling tasks and provide direction to support staff
Four (4) years of professional experience with one or more of the following software packages: CUBE/TP+, TransCAD, VISUM, VISSIM, TRANSIMS, DynusT, DaySim, and/or CTRamp
Four (4) years of professional experience with ARCVIEW, MS EXCEL, MS ACCESS and SPSS or SAS
Masters degree in engineering, planning, applied mathematics or equivalent
Demonstrated working knowledge of one or more programming packages
Excellent problem-solving skills
Solid foundation in travel demand analysis and forecasting principles; and
Excellent oral/written communications skills
- A Doctoral degree in transportation modeling and simulation may substitute for 2 years of experience
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 Planning
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 256266BR
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.