Transportation Engineer


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THORNHILL
WSP is currently seeking a Junior/Intermediate Transportation Engineer to join our Transportation Planning Team, located at our Thornhill office. This position will be responsible for working on numerous projects for respected municipal clients and development related work. Projects include: Transportation Master Plans, Secondary Plans, Area Studies, Environmental Assessments, Traffic Impact Studies, Parking Studies, Active Transportation, Signage Studies and Multi-Modal Studies.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop functional and preliminary designs for streets and parking facilities;
  • Prepare engineering analysis of projects to include; preliminary design, calculation, cost estimate and selection of preferred solution;
  • Preparing signage and wayfinding plans;
  • Preparing and contributing to transportation studies;
  • Liaising with clients, project team members and road authorities regarding project requirements;
  • Analyzing transportation data and conducting/ assisting in traffic and transit analysis;
  • Working with a team of transportation/traffic engineers, planners and designers to assess transportation, traffic, and parking conditions;
  • Preparation of graphics, technical memos, and reports to communicate technical results and recommendations, site plan reviews and design modifications;
  • Attending and participating in client and public meetings;
  • Conducting field studies (site visits, inventories, transit, traffic, and parking counts);
  • Other duties as assigned/required.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Degree in Transportation Engineering;
  • Eligible for P.Eng License from the Professional Engineers of Ontario;
  • 2- 5 years' experience in transportation planning;
  • Experience using AutoCAD / Microstation, Synchro/Simtraffic;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Good communication and leadership abilities;
  • Valid Ontario driver's license.

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WSP Canada Inc.
Thornhill, ON
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