Transporation Engineer/Planner - Entry-Level 

Employer: Fehr & Peers
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Seattle, WA
Opening Date: 11/10/2017
Closing Date: 12/10/2017

Job Description:

Join Us At Fehr & Peers, we are a team of entrepreneurial individuals empowered to collaborate, innovate, and develop creative solutions that improve communities. We provide planning and engineering services associated with all modes of transportation. Our passion combined with our business strategy creates opportunities for personal and professional growth. We work hard, we play hard, and we invite you to explore our opportunities. About the Team Our 19-person, the tight-knit staff is dedicated to making our community a better place through our passion for transportation planning and engineering. Our office is located in the heart of Downtown Seattle with views of Mt. Rainier and Lake Washington. Our office has a strong commitment to work-life balance and strongly supports staff’s growth through involvement in professional organizations. Our fun, friendly, and flexible work environment includes impromptu shuffleboard games, happy hours, and annual traditions including a Mariners day game. About the Role Entry-level engineers and planners are exposed to a wide variety of projects, including Transportation impact studies Bicycle/pedestrian plans Access, circulation and parking studies Smart growth evaluations Transit forecasting and operations studies Analyses of transportation and greenhouse gas emissions Streetscape evaluations and design Traffic safety studies Highway interchange/corridor studies Climate/sustainability action plans New hires perform a wide variety of tasks, including: Field work Transportation analysis using the latest traffic engineering and planning software Design opportunities, including design of traffic signals, bicycle lanes and paths, streetscape and lighting Report writing Meeting participation, including preparation of presentations and public outreach material Project management On-the-job training and mentoring Participation in professional organizations About You Engineers/planners must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in transportation, civil, or electrical engineering, urban and regional planning, or a related major. Desirable work experience includes exposure to field work, traffic operations analysis (e.g., HCS, Synchro, VISSIM), signal design, transportation planning (e.g., bicycle or transit plans, infrastructure finance, transportation and land use policy), and travel demand modeling (e.g., Cube/Voyager, TransCAD, EMME). GIS experience is desirable. Candidates should have excellent technical writing and public speaking skills, and an EIT for engineering candidates is highly desirable. About Fehr & Peers Fehr & Peers has specialized in providing multi-modal transportation planning and engineering services to public and private sector clients since 1985. Our commitment to the firm’s unique culture is unparalleled in our industry. Partnering with staff to create opportunities for development provides continuous career growth. We consistently seek and encourage feedback to identify areas for individual, team, and firm-wide improvement. Our robust, internally-funded research and development program enables us to develop new analytical methods and advance the state of the practice. We are very proud of the impact our commitment has had on the communities we have been fortunate to serve. Fehr & Peers offers a competitive salary and benefits package. We’re also devoted to supporting our people through internal and external training programs and a fun, flexible work environment for passionate, like-minded professionals. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, Fehr & Peers welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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