Transportation Planning Specialist/Engineer
Elkton, MD Transportation Planning Services Department
Job Type
Full-time
Description

TPD is seeking enthusiastic engineers with 0-3 years and 3-5 years of experience to join our team. Our ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, a desire to learn, the willingness to work cohesively within a team and the ability to work on multiple concurrent projects.


Duties and Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in outside contact and communication pertaining to specific projects.
  • Preparation of trip generation estimates, roadway volume development, parking estimates, and analyses for their projects within the team.
  • Assisting in the analysis of field data, reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, tests, and aerial photographs to plan projects.
  • Obtaining, analyzing, and interpreting demographic and other regional transportation planning data.
  • Use of computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and planning documents.
  • Assisting in preparing or modifying planning documents, including transportation impact studies and traffic operational analyses, for projects.
  • Assisting in the collection of field data.
  • Serving as on-site project representative.
  • Use of planning software and equipment to prepare engineering, design, and planning documents.
  • Responsible for job-specific quality system tasks as defined in the quality manual or handbook.
  • Responsible for other general office duties as may be assigned.

As more experience is gained, the following duties may be added:

  • Attend or assist in project and client meetings – days and/or nights.
  • Acts as trainer and mentor to other staff.
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Engineer in Training Certification or P.E.
  • Experience utilizing any or all of the following: MicroStation, Synchro, and SimTraffic (Preferred but not required)
  • Aptitude for detail-oriented work assignments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work on multiple projects and ability to meet multiple deadlines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Valid Driver’s License

Technical learning is encouraged both externally as well as within TPD’s own University program (TPDU). TPD strongly encourages and supports an individual’s career growth and upward mobility. As staff members advance in their career paths, opportunities may arise for advanced roles, in turn increasing responsibility and leadership options. 


REASONS TO WORK FOR TPD

We are a dynamic team of multi-disciplinary transportation professionals that innovate, collaborate, learn from each other, and serve the needs of our clients and the public. Our team of 200+ engineering, design, planning professionals share a mission to improve the quality of life for the public. We are deeply dedicated to our company values, which include a commitment to: fostering a healthy work-life balance; bettering our surrounding communities through charitable work and giving; staff, client, and geographic diversity; Professional Development; meeting the needs of the public; as well as active engagement in the shaping of policy. 


Our team members produce exceptional work products and are supported in their growth through some of the most competitive benefits in the industry. TPD offers a competitive salary and benefits, including an unmatched flex-time policy, Paid Time Off, parental leave, and a Professional Development program designed to help our staff continue their education and training throughout their careers.


 ABOUT TPD’S CULTURE

Ranked the overall #4 Best Civil Engineering Firm to Work for in the Nation (#1 in our size category), and residing on the list of the Engineering News Record (ENR)’s Top 500 Design Firms in the nation, we are proud of our success and growth as a multi-disciplinary engineering firm since our inception in 1989. With 13 offices throughout the eastern United States, no project is too small or too large for our professionals. From local streetscape or trail design projects to corridor improvement projects spanning miles, we take pride in everything we produce as a team. Our staff has become like a second family, with group potlucks, coordinated fitness challenges, and organized community improvement events. At TPD, we offer a creative, supportive, flexible, and fun environment, an ideal environment to continue your career. 


*TPD is an Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. It is our policy to not discriminate against employees or employment applicants for any reason including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.