1+ months

Transportation Engineer

Portland, OR 97201
Come join our Portland Transportation Engineering Team and solve some of the most challenging transportation projects in the region. Work with local leaders and national experts to make a real difference in how our cities and communities work.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring people to be innovative and creative in shaping the future. Our devotion to cross-disciplinary teamwork allows us to build better communities and expand skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours. Join us!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Transportation Engineer based in our Portland, Oregon office. If you are interested in how transportation facilities are planned, designed, and operated you’ll fit right in. Our team excels in traffic analysis and design, multi-resolution modeling, intelligent transportation systems, and multi-modal planning.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop transportation solutions together with our design, roadway, transit, traffic, and planning teams.
  • Use cutting-edge analysis, modeling, and simulation techniques to evaluate alternatives to best improve safety, access, and mobility.
  • Perform basic design tasks and drawings related to the development of conceptual transportation projects.
  • Support preparation of final design plans, cost estimates and special provisions.
  • Prepare documents to summarize impacts for communities, public agencies, and decision-makers.
Talent is the foundation of achieving our shared objectives. WSP will nurture your skills and give you experience working on a range of projects together with senior engineers and discipline-experts.  We offer outstanding opportunities like our Developing Professionals Network (DPN) program to grow and mentor young leaders across offices and technical excellence centers.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Passion for solving transportation issues
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or related field
  • At least one year of experience in engineering or transportation-related field
  • Good technical writing, analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience working on projects in Oregon or Washington
  • Interest in traffic operations, active transportation, and complete street design
  • Experience with Synchro, VISSIM, or similar traffic analysis software
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certification, or ability to obtain within 1 year
  • Master of Science in Transportation Engineering or related field
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.


Posted: 2019-08-28 Expires: 2020-03-14

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