Transportation Planning, Traffic Engineering, and Intelligent Transportation Systems

Transportation Planner

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posted: August 17 - 2020

Role Summary

LEA Consulting is hiring a Transportation Planner to join the Transportation Practice Area - located in the Downtown Toronto office. This is an excellent opportunity for entrepreneurial people to join a dynamic employee-owned engineering consulting firm with a solid track record of successful projects and financial success. A certain culture has evolved which has enabled the company to employ self-motivated, achievement-oriented professionals in an environment of professionalism, self-management, customer focus, transparency, accountability, and respect.
 

Why Join Us?

LEA is a reputable, well established employee-owned professional services firm comprised of engineers and planners. LEA provides consulting services for planning, design, and construction administration of Infrastructure, including Civil, Transportation, Transit, Structures and Infrastructure Systems projects.

  • Our mindset is on recruitment of like-minded high-performing individuals;
  • We are a medium sized company with a Strategic Plan for growth and expansion;
  • We are employee-owned: about one-third of our employees are shareholders;
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit, engaging in stimulating projects with plenty of room for advancement and career growth;
  • We offer a competitive total compensation package;
  • We prioritize employee mentorship and training opportunities to reach your fullest potential;
  • We have a collaborative work environment with flexible hours;
  • We balance work-life by unwinding with regular social events such as Golf Day, theatre, sporting events, canoeing and bowling to name a few.
 

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Contribute to a variety of transportation engineering and transportation planning studies using a variety of tools including transportation modeling and design packages.
  • Evaluate a variety of projects to identify the impact on social, environmental, and economic aspects.
  • Writing technical reports and memorandums for a variety of studies, including but not limited to environmental assessments, feasibility studies, and transportation impact studies.
  • Collect, analyze and interpret traffic data to assess traffic impact and contribute to planning strategies and sustainable transportation solutions.
  • Conduct travel demand forecasting, traffic modeling and graphical presentation.
  • Undertake transit and traffic operational assessments and priority assessments.
  • Undertake parking review and utilization studies.
  • Assist in preparation of proposals and technical reports.
  • Maintain complete analysis of calculations records, statistical methods and projects reports.
  • Participate in conducting site visits, undertaking research, data collection/field surveys, data summary, and documenting observations.
  • Other exciting transportation-related duties.
 Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent degree with 5-6 years pf progressive Transportation experience.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with Professional Engineers Ontario, or a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) with Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of one or more of the industry-relevant software (AutoCAD/AutoTURN), Civil3D, Microstation, Inroads, Synchro/SimTraffic, EMME, TORUS, VISSIM, AIMSUN).
  • Strategic and process-oriented, prefers to operate in a fast and dynamic environment.
  • Team player and able to work independently with little oversight.
  • Able to prioritize tasks with excellent organizational skills.
  • Detail-oriented and commendable problem-solving skills. ‚Äč
 

Apply Online

We would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. LEA is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact hr@lea.ca should you require information or assistance.
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