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Job Ref:  31699
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  Atlanta
08/10/2016 05:11
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA

About US Advisory Services
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has an opening for a Consultant to join our Advisory Services group. This group supports public agencies and private firms, primarily in the transportation sector, with the development of policies, plans, strategies, requirements, economic and financial analyses, and project development. Our expertise covers highways, transit, ports, railroads, aviation, and multi-modal investments. To help our clients succeed, we work with executive and senior management to improve performance and apply industry leading practices to address tomorrow's infrastructure challenges today. To learn more about WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff's Advisory Services group, please visit NA .

WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff is recruiting a highly motivated analytical ITS professional with practical experience in transportation systems engineering and operations. The selected candidate will join a dynamic multidisciplinary team focused on solving complex highway congestion issues. We seek problem solvers who combine strong written and verbal communications skills, demonstrated quantitative and analytical skills, knowledge of transportation operations strategies (such as ITS planning, managed motorways, managed lanes, and advanced transportation management) and who have the ability to develop innovative solutions independently and master new concepts quickly to deliver high quality work.

We have a national practice and this position will be based in Atlanta, GA. The successful candidate will be part of a team focused on delivering solutions to several high-profile clients and supporting the deployment of advanced transportation and related concepts as a featured service within the US Advisory Services group. Work will mainly consist of supporting traffic analysis, systems engineering, implementation, and system monitoring and performance validation activities. The tasks are expected to include research related to industry best practices, reviewing product specifications, developing concepts of operations and pre-design activities, contributing to systems engineering documentation, assisting with system deployment and testing, supporting operations, data collection and analysis, and reporting.

The position offers great opportunities for professional growth. You will work directly with industry taught leaders to identify and apply evolving requirements and innovative practices to large, highly visible projects across the United States.

Job Requirements
Education Required:
      • Mandatory Bachelor's degree with a major in civil engineering, electrical engineering, computer engineering or related field
Experience/Skills Required:
      • Minimum of 6 years of related experience
      • Experience in the transportation industry, ITS, managed lanes, or managed motorways
      • Demonstrated ability to synthesize problems, think creatively, work independently, and deliver high quality work with minimal supervision
      • Demonstrated strong analytical and quantitative skills
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present analytical results and recommendations
      • Ability and willingness to work in a team environment both in person and remotely
Desired Qualifications:
      • Highly desired advanced degree in transportation or other engineering discipline, computer science, or related field
      • Desired evidence of leadership qualities and ability to network with clients and others in the field

The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.

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