Transportation Planning & Traffic Engineering

Transportation Planner

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posted: February 18 - 2020

Role Summary

LEA Consulting is currently seeking a Transportation Planner to join our dynamic Transportation Practice Area, located in our Downtown Office. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of experience in Transportation in the private or the public sector, and working their way for a licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Registered Planner (RPP).
 

Why Join Us?

  • Our mindset is on recruitment of like-minded high-performing individuals;
  • 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 have a work environment with flexible hours;
  • We prioritize employee mentorship and training opportunities to reach your fullest potential;
  • We balance work-life by unwinding with regular social events such as Golf Day, theatre, sporting events, canoeing and bowling to name a few;
  • We offer a competitive total compensation package
 

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;
  • 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
  • Post-Secondary Engineering, Planning or related Engineering degree with 1 to 2 years of Transportation experience;
  • Registered Engineer-in-Training (EIT) with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), working their way for a licensed Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) and/or a Planning designation (RPP);
  • Strong command in MS Excel/Spreadsheet;
  • Strong report writing abilities;
  • Strategic and process-oriented, prefers to operate in a fast and dynamic environment;
  • Team player, able to prioritize with good organizational skills;
  • Detail-oriented, and good problem-solving skills.
 

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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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