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AECOM Senior Transportation Planner - Data Analyst in Ocoee, Florida

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a talented and experienced Senior Transportation Engineer or Transportation Planner to be part of our team supporting our client, Florida Turnpike Enterprise located in Ocoee, Florida.

This position will be responsible for the application of the recently developed statewide tour-based model along with the application of regional travel demand models. The job duties include fulfillment of scripting requests for innovative toll project evaluations while contributing to a multidisciplinary team specializing in planning, economic feasibility analysis, and design of toll roads. These projects are technology-forward and will lead travel demand analysis for toll roadway infrastructure.

The Transportation Engineer/Planner will utilize skills and experience to create and update model code for travel demand model development activities using various modeling tools including but not limited to Visum, TransCAD, QGIS, R, and Python software.

The Engineer/Planner will work to assemble and prepare data for model validation and long-range future year travel forecasts; conduct model validation to required accuracy standards; develop traffic forecasts for toll road projects; and prepare the documentation of results. As part of the model design, the Engineer/Planner will use QGIS/ArcGIS with related database development and application skills, along with SQL/Python/R or other programming languages. The position will also utilize analytical skills for research on design, data development, and statistical analyses to address perceived model shortcomings and recommend an improved modeling approach.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Urban Planning or related field

  • 8 plus years of transportation planning, modeling, or related experience, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience with principles, practices, and objectives of transportation planning applications, specifically the 4-Step process of travel demand modeling, Activity-Based Models, micro-simulation and dynamic traffic assignment;

Preferred:

  • Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation or Urban Planning or related field

  • Programming experience with at least two of the following: Microsoft Visual Studio, SQL, C++ (preferred), Python (preferred), R (preferred), JAVA

  • Experienced with of travel demand modeling software, such as Cube, TransCAD, TRANSIMS, and VISUM (preferred)

  • Experienced with choice models, development, and application to travel demand, use of econometrics in estimating demand models from survey data

  • Experienced with GIS and database analysis including developing scripts to process data in and out of GIS files or automated routines in QGIS / ArcGIS

  • Experienced with utilization of advanced techniques with modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices of planning sciences, data sciences (preferred) and related disciplines

  • Experienced with technical writing skills and technical presentations to present modeling results for various stakeholders (clients, TRB or IBTTA conferences, model user groups).

Additional Information

  • Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Relocation is available for this position

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position typically is $100,000.00 to $140,000.00.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance programs, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

About AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10100305

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Planning

Work Location Model: On-Site

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