Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Senior Transportation Engineer works with faculty and other research staff on complex transportation planning analysis tasks related to sponsored research projects, focusing on transportation data development and analysis, use of regional travel demand, traffic and simulation models, and ITS engineering. Under the direction of the Department Chair and Principal Investigators on research projects, the Senior Transportation Engineer participates in a variety of research activities, including performing technical analysis work, preparing documentation, assisting with technology transfer activities, and participating in communication with clients. Duties also include needs assessment, implementation and support for research tasks to which the incumbent is assigned.
Prerequisite Qualifications: - Master's degree in Transportation, Urban Planning, or a related field. - Three years related experience in the computer based transportation modeling, simulation, and systems analysis. - Working knowledge of regional and local transportation planning and engineering practices in New Jersey, as well as basic transportation engineering theory and practices nationwide. - Working experience in computer based traffic analysis, preferable using Synchro. - Working experience in computer-based transportation modeling (Cube, TransCAD, or VISUM) and simulation (Paramics, VISSIM, or CORSIM). - Must have a strong computer background, including high-level proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Office software, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, and Visio. - Knowledge and working experience using data analysis tools such as New Jersey Congestion Management System (NJCMS), New Jersey Accident Record Database (NJARD), and Census Transportation Planning Package (CTPP). - Must have excellent oral and written communication skills At the university's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the university, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.