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Parsons Corporation EIT - Traffic & Transportation Planning in Burnaby, British Columbia

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Job Description:

Parsons Corporation has an immediate opening in our Burnaby or Kamloops, BC office for a Junior Transportation Engineer to work with an exciting and progressive team on various multi-modal planning studies and road, highway, and transit projects. You will perform both conventional and moderately complex engineering assignments, applying traffic engineering fundamentals and planning techniques.

In addition to gathering, analyzing, and reporting on various transportation projects, you will also be able to liaise directly with clients, stakeholders, and the public through various forums. Throughout your role, you will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team consisting of engineers, modelers, planners, and communications and engagement specialists. Often involved in fast-paced projects, you must be self-motivated, a creative thinker, and quick to respond to requests and tight deadlines. Writing and editing transportation-related reports, coordinating and attending stakeholder and advisory committee meetings (as well as producing related materials), and contributing to project management tasks are all part of your role.

The candidate will carry out some or all of these responsibilities, which may vary on a project-by-project basis:'

  • Be informed of trends and best practices in transportation and active transportation planning.

  • Contributes transportation planning knowledge and leadership to the development of transportation-related programs, plans, and projects. Tasks may include contributions to feasibility studies, multiple account option evaluations, business case development, transportation planning studies conceptual designs, and others.

  • Contributes as a member of a team, identifying planning and project risks and opportunities based on analysis of data, trends, and issues.

  • Develops and applies various analytical tools such as intersection capacity analysis software, microsimulation software, travel demand forecasting models, and data analysis software to identify issues and assess potential solutions as part of a traffic engineering or transportation planning study.

  • Support ITS-related software development.

  • Comfortable developing technical reports and delivering presentations for both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Develops, manages, and maintains relationships with multifaceted stakeholders; organizes and coordinates advisory committees.

  • Demonstrates experience in project management with a focus on cost and schedule control,

  • Develop strategies and participate in public and stakeholder consultation and engagement.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position.

Qualifications to fulfill this role include:

  • Degree in Civil Engineering with a focus on Traffic & Transportation Planning.

  • Possess Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Registration in BC. accreditation (e.g. P.Eng.) is nice to have.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills, with the ability to clearly present information graphically to internal and external audiences.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills required.

  • Strong listening skills required with the ability to learn and help staff and stakeholders get to a common goal.

  • A self-starter, comfortable working in a multidisciplinary team environment, and capable of working independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to prioritize and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.

  • Preferred computer skills including standard office software (Microsoft Office suite with an emphasis on Excel applications) are required. Knowledge of In-Design, Illustrator, and other planning and design-related software is helpful. Knowledge and experience with SharePoint are also beneficial. Programming and coding knowledge is considered an asset.

  • Strong abilities and experience with intersection capacity analysis software including HCS, Synchro / SimTraffic, and Arcady.

  • Strong abilities and experience with microsimulation software such as VISSIM, Aimsun, or TransModeler.

  • Strong abilities and experience in data analysis including development and use of databases (e.g. MS Access) and GIS software such as ArcGIS or QGIS. Knowledge of one or more scripting languages, such as JavaScript and / or Python, is an asset.

  • AutoCAD/Civil 3D, and quantity take-off and cost estimation experience is an asset.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

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