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Entry Level Travel Demand Modeler

Company: SRF Consulting Group, Inc
Location: Madison
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Entry Level Travel Demand Modeler (052108)

SRF Consulting Group is a well-established and award-winning transportation engineering, planning, and design firm providing services throughout the Midwest. At SRF, our employee-owners help shape the culture and future of our business. As a 100% ESOP company, team members share in the company's growth and prosperity and receive stock ownership on a vesting schedule for their retirement. SRF also provides our team with a 401(k) and company match plan, a comprehensive health benefits package, competitive salaries, paid professional certifications and memberships, flex-time scheduling, generous time-off programs, vacation time carry-over, and multiple professional development programs to choose from.

SRF Consulting Group, Inc., is seeking a self-motivated entry-level Travel Demand Modeler to join our growing Traffic & Technology Group. You will have the option to work in the Minneapolis or Saint Paul, MN office, Madison, WI office, or remotely. You will have opportunities to work with travel demand modeling and forecasting, hybrid modeling, transportation planning, and traffic planning, and data analytics. You will provide technical support to a variety of modeling and analysis of projects at the system, corridor, and project level. Work includes freeway and arterial corridors, transit corridors, pedestrian and bicycle modes or other transportation analysis.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting project managers as needed on ongoing projects
  • Applying knowledge of basic concepts and principles of travel demand modeling and transportation planning
  • Preparing model inputs and scripts
  • Conducting technical research and field studies
  • Collecting analyzing, tabulating, and presenting data
  • Using performance measures to evaluate project alternate concepts
  • Interpreting the results of technical analyses and communicating them effectively
  • GIS mapping and spatial analyses
  • Writing reports and memos

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Master's degree in planning or civil engineering with a strong emphasis in transportation fundamentals
  • 0-3 years of experience in travel demand modeling - related to highway and transit projects as well as traffic simulation projects
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong technical and plain language writing ability
  • Excellent interpersonal and public communication skills
  • Programming language: R, Python, VBA
  • Data analysis software: GIS, Power BI, Excel
  • Experience with one or more travel demand modeling software is a plus: Citilabs CUBE VOYAGER and Avenue, Caliper TransCAD and TransModeler, PTV VISUM, VISSIM, INRO EMME 4 and Dynameq, TSS Aimsun, Quadstone Paramics 6.X, STOPS

Hiring Process:

Top candidates will be interviewed and reference-checked; a background and driving record check will be part of the final hiring process once a conditional offer of employment is made.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

SRF Consulting Group, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Keywords: SRF Consulting Group, Inc, Madison , Entry Level Travel Demand Modeler, Other , Madison, Wisconsin

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