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Senior Transportation Planner/Travel Demand Modeler

HDR, Inc. Orlando, FL

Job Description



About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR is looking for a Senior Transportation Planner/Travel Demand Modeler to join our Florida Transportation Business Group. This position may be based out of any of the following Florida offices: Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, Pensacola, Miami Lakes, or Fort Lauderdale. In the role of Senior Transportation Planner/Travel Demand Modeler, well count on you to:


  •  Perform travel demand forecasting in support of current and future transportation planning and engineering studies in Florida and around the country

  •  Develop models and applications for FTA New Starts projects, toll feasibility studies, managed lane projects, Long Range Transportation Plans, EIS/ EA studies for highway and transit projects, corridor studies, regional vision plans, and traffic impact studies

  •  Develop databases and conduct geospatial and statistical analysis

  •  Develop design traffic and conduct traffic operational analysis  

  •  Assist with project pursuits within and outside Florida

  •  Perform other related duties as needed



  • Qualifications


    Required Qualifications

    Bachelors degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Traffic Engineering, or related field.

    5-10+ years of prior hands-on travel demand modeling experience using Cube, TransCAD, and other software.

    Computer programming and scripting

    Proficiency in ArcGIS  

    An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture

    Preferred Qualifications

    Masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Traffic Engineering, or related field preferred

    Activity based modeling experience  

    Experience with traffic operational analysis using HCS, Synchro; mesoscopic modeling using Cube Dynasim, Cube Avenue, and TransModeler; and microsimulation using CORSIM, VISSIM, and Paramics would be considered plus

    AICP, PE, PTP, or equivalent professional certification

    Local candidates are preferred

    Why HDR

    At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

    Job Details

    Date Posted June 28, 2017
    Date Closes June 28, 2018
    Requisition 144268
    Located In Orlando, FL
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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