Transportation Researcher

POSTED October 4, 2021

Avenue Consultants has multiple openings for Transportation Researchers. Come join a nationally recognized research team, known for innovation and quality. You will collaborate across many of Avenue’s technical teams (traffic, planning, design, and public involvement) to create solutions and systems that meet the evolving needs of our clients. You will participate in all phases of transportation research, from data collection, evaluation, and statistical analysis, to report writing and delivering presentations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluating existing best practices for various topics in transportation (e.g., traffic and safety, signal timing, striping, travel behavior, non-motorized modes, maintenance, etc.)
  • Collect and organize data and prepare database summaries
  • Analyze data using advanced analytical and statistical methods
  • Prepare appropriate visualizations for final reports and presentation slides
  • Develop technical solutions, testing methodologies and brainstorm data driven recommendations
  • Ensure projects meet requirements for performance, cost, quality, and schedule
  • Assist on traffic engineering projects, including traffic studies, travel demand modeling, site evaluations and observations, etc.
  • Coach and mentor team members for technical skillset development
  • Presents technical findings and communicates effectively to directors

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Planning, Engineering, Geography, Statistics or related field
  • 0-5 years of experience or interest in research methods, data analysis, and technical writing
  • We value energetic Individuals who are self-motivated and able to work with little supervision, who consistently take the initiative to get things done, do things before being asked by others or forced to by events
  • Ability to convey subtle or complex messages clearly, as appropriate for the topic and audience
  • Ability to create and communicate solutions to complex technical challenges

Please send cover letter and Resume/CV to:
Shaunna Burbidge, PhD
Avenue Consultants
1785 East 1450 South, Suite 115 Clearfield, UT 84015
sburbidge@avenueconsultants.com
801-336-7991