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Transportation Engineer/Planner

Firm Description
At Fehr & Peers, we are passionate about transforming transportation consulting through innovation and creativity. We derive inspiration by partnering with communities to understand and shape local transportation futures objectively tailored to diverse needs. From the most straightforward to the most complex, we actively listen to client and community needs and handle every project with diligence and focus. Our clients have appreciated this unique and practical approach, trusting us as their objective partners in transportation since 1985. Together with our clients, we are motivated by shared success, inclusive partnerships, and the positive impact our work has on the communities we serve.
Fehr & Peers is a leading multimodal transportation planning and engineering firm interested in individuals who are inspired to improve communities. We are considering engineer/planner candidates for full-time employment or internships at our offices in California (Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, Walnut Creek, Roseville, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Irvine, San Diego), Colorado (Denver), Oregon (Portland), Utah (Salt Lake City), Washington (Seattle, Tacoma), Washington, DC, and Florida (Orlando).
You can expect to build a career foundation through a wide variety of experiences. An emphasis is placed on early development of project management and technical skills. In a single office, you’ll be exposed to a multitude of project types, maximizing opportunities for personal and professional growth, including:
·        Transportation impact studies
·        Bicycle and pedestrian planning
·        Access, circulation and parking studies
·        Multimodal operations assessment
·        Complete Streets planning, operations and design
·        Street lighting assessment analysis
·        Traffic signal design
·        Transit forecasting and operations
·        Travel behavior forecasting
·        Vehicle miles of travel (VMT) assessment
·        Systemic safety studies
·        Highway interchange/corridor studies
·        Climate Action Plans
·        Freight Planning
·        Transportation Demand Management plans
What you’ll do:
·        Field work
·        Transportation analysis using the latest traffic engineering and planning software
·        Report writing
·        Meeting participation, including preparation of presentations and public outreach material
·        Project management
·        On-the-job training and mentoring
·        Participation in professional organizations
On Day 1…
·        Be ready to ask many questions.
By the end of the first month you will have…
·        Worked on a few different projects
·        Started seeking your own work from project managers
By the end of six months you will have…
·        Worked on a variety of projects, and with most staff in the office
·        Used several technical software programs
·        Prepared deliverables, including memos, reports, and presentations
By the end of the first year you will have…
·        Attended client meetings
·        Managed a small project (for high performing staff)

Minimum Requirements:
  • 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/SimTraffic, Vistro, 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)
  • Advanced MS Excel Skills
  • GIS and/or CAD experience is desirable
  • Candidates should have excellent technical writing and public speaking skills
  • An EIT for engineering candidates is highly desirable

Fehr & Peers follows federal, state, and local requirements regarding COVID-19 procedures such as masking, distancing, and vaccination documentation. As an employer with more than one hundred employees, Fehr & Pees is required to ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or test for COVID-19 weekly. And, as a federal contractor, certain Fehr & Peers offices will require that unvaccinated employees obtain an approved medical or religious exemption. Please let us know if you would like to discuss any of these matters prior to or during the interview process.