High Street Immediate - Transportation Technical Planning Position www.highstreetconsulting.com
Are you interested in leveraging your transportation planning, technical writing and analytical skills to help improve transportation decision making? If so, High Street could be the place for you! Join our team and play a key role in helping our transportation agency clients prepare for the future.
POSITION OVERVIEW High Street is a growing 20+ person transportation planning, policy, and analytics consulting firm seeking a transportation technical planning expert for a full-time position that requires a combination of analytical, project management, and writing skills. The new hire will support transportation planning, programming, and policy work for a range of federal, state, and local/regional transportation agencies, but will primarily work with the Texas Department of Transportation at their offices in Austin, Texas.
RESPONSIBILITIES The right candidate must have a strong attention to detail. The applicant must be self-motivated and comfortable executing tasks independently. Duties will include:
Serving as firm’s on-site liaison between client and project teams;
Thoughtfully and effectively communicating in writing, presentation materials, and conversation with client technical and policy personnel;
Evaluating performance impacts of transportation investments;
Providing expertise on statewide transportation planning and programming activities
Writing technical memorandum that document research findings and analytical methodologies
Using a GIS to spatially join and process transportation data;
5 years of work experience AND master’s degree in transportation planning, engineering, public policy, or similar discipline OR PhD in transportation planning or similar discipline
Must possess permanent U.S. work authorization
Experience evaluating transportation project impacts with respect to but not limited to safety, mobility, and asset preservation performance measures
Flexible problem solver
Project a professional image through mature communication and interpersonal skills
Proven track record prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Demonstrated ability to write clearly and succinctly
Experience visualizing data in charts, graphs, maps and data dashboards
Transportation asset management and transportation planning experience
R or Python and GIS scripting skills (required)
Demonstrated technical writing capability
LOCATION & TRAVEL
This position is in Austin, Texas and the applicant must be located or willing to locate to there. An office will be provided on-site at the Texas Department of Transportation offices.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
High Street provides a competitive compensation and benefits package including base salary, opportunity for performance-based bonus, and 401k program. Please send a resume and cover letter or cover email to email@example.com.
About High Street Consulting Group
At High Street, foresight is the essence of our philosophy. We help transportation practitioners understand emerging issues, solve problems, and deliver the best possible future for their constituents. We provide insight and innovation that no other company can through our dedication to seven essential attributes.OUR VISION: TO BE THE BEST STRATEGIC DECISION-MAKING TRANSPORTATION CONSULTING FIRM IN THE U.S.The core values we strive for:• Excellence: We always give clients timely, high quality, and innovative solutions• Grit: We bring passion, perseverance, and unwavering standards to ensure we always deliver our best• Diversity: Our diverse backgrounds bring many perspectives that lead to stronger products• Collaboration: We work as a supportive team, both internally and externally, that leverages each other’s strengths• Self-Learners: We routinely teach ourselves new skills, approaches, and knowledge to find better solutions for our clients• Dependability: We reliably do what it takes to produce for our clients, our partners, and each other• Balance: We take time to reward ourselves for a job well done