[ Transportation Modeling Data Analyst ] [ Water Resource Planner ]
[ Transportation Safety Planner /Civil Engineer ]
Transportation Modeling Data Analyst
Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is seeking a technical specialist with strong background in database development, data analysis, computer programming, and computer modeling for transportation and land use planning, programming and forecasting activity. Experience using demographic, economic, and transportation demand forecasting models. Stellar math and analytical skills essential. Familiarity with federal/state transportation planning, programming and modeling process.
Experience with economic development impact assessment tools and demographic forecasting techniques.
- Compiles, organizes, enters and analyzes data needed for various transportation, economic development and air quality programs and special studies.
- Develops and maintains population, employment, and travel demand models to forecast, analyze, and visualize large data sets.
- Coordinates and facilitates the Commission’s participation in traffic forecast studies.
- Serves as a liaison with outside consultants.
- Organizes and attends meetings related to ongoing transportation studies or reports.
- Prepares and presents reports.
- Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Geography, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics or other closely related field preferred.
- At least 2 years of forecasting and/or travel demand modeling experience.
- Proficient in ESRI’s ArcView, ArcGIS, or other GIS software packages.
- Knowledge of travel demand modeling methods and practice.
- Skill in developing work products using the Microsoft Office suite of software products.
- Understanding of statistical methods and data sampling techniques.
- Knowledge of demographic and land use forecasting methods
- Experience with one or more computer programming languages such as Python, Visual Basic, C++ or similar
- Proven ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a fast-paced work environment.
- Ability to analyze complex issues and present results in concise reports and presentations.
Please send letter of interest, resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit www.spcregion.org for more information.
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Water Resource Planner
The Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is seeking a full time Water Resource Planner to develop, implement and administer community & economic development related programs, with an emphasis on water resource planning and stormwater management.
- Serve as a liaison with the public, municipalities, county planning organizations various government agencies and partners promoting storm water management and regional development initiatives.
- Research, compile, analyze and coordinate technical, financial, policy area information pertaining to the agency’s program activity.
- Apply federal and state development guidelines and regulations in the development of communications concerning the agency’s program activity.
- Maintain and update files and databases on program activity.
- Review and edit reports and memorandums.
- Plan, prepare for, and staff both technical and specialty meetings.
- Provide technical assistance/coordination within the 10-County region for the completion of/updates to PA Act 167 Stormwater Management Plans.
- Develop, implement, and administer work plans for regional water resource management initiatives. Initiatives include but are not limited to: Act 167 Planning, MS4 program compliance.
- Development of educational/outreach materials such as fact sheets, technical guidance documents and work with key staff on maintaining and expanding the Water Resource Center’s website.
- Assist with the development of newsletters and other materials.
- Coordination of regional trainings/meetings on various water-related topics.
- Conduct field work/data collection as needed.
- Requires Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Public Administration, Business Administration, Environmental Biology or other closely related field.
- Minimum three (3) years of experience in water resource planning/community/economic development.
- Experience in PA Act 167 Stormwater Planning, MS4 program, Green Infrastructure and other stormwater best management practices.
- Experience in water resource planning and knowledge of public sector regional planning, municipal governments and state & federal grant research & management.
- Must have communication, writing, organizational, analytical and database/computer skills.
- GIS skills a plus.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple economic development projects and work with federal & state officials on a regular basis.
- Self-starter. Ability to work independently and also as part of a team.
- Experienced in outdoor data collection, comfortable working outdoors in inclement weather and a variety of environments. Use of engineering survey equipment for data collection is a plus.
- Must have access to a reliable vehicle for in-region travel and a valid driver’s license.
Please send letter of interest, resume and salary history to email@example.com.
Visit www.spcregion.org for more information.
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Transportation Safety Planner /Civil Engineer
Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC), Pittsburgh, PA
SPC seeks a full time Transportation Safety Planner /Civil Engineer with experience in traffic operations, safety planning and traffic engineering to assist with regional programs including the congestion management process, intelligent transportation systems, road safety audits, traffic signal upgrade program, and other related planning efforts.
The ideal candidate will have a mix of knowledge, skills, and abilities including project management, strong oral and written communication abilities, and analytical and organizational skills. Experience working for a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Regional Planning Commission or similar regional planning agency is preferred, but not required.
- Developing and updating of the Regional Safety Planning documents
- Participating and leading Road Safety Audits teams on various corridors in the region
- Maintaining existing and establishing new area-based Traffic Incident Management teams, including coordination of training exercises and After Action Reviews
- Processing, updating, and managing program files and safety data from available regional and statewide sources
- Establishing a Regional Safety Corridor Pilot Project and Regional Safety Program by working with state and federal funding agencies. Prepare and coordinate scope of the program, necessary funding agreements, board resolutions, requests for proposals/qualifications and other documents to establish and maintain the program.
- Work with other SPC staff and regional stakeholders to finalize detailed project by project scope and plans for Regional Safety Program.
- Bachelor's degree in Planning, Engineering, or other closely related field. Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering preferred.
- At least 3-5 years of experience in roadway safety related planning/implementation or traffic engineering
- Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and work with federal and state officials on a regular basis.
For consideration, pleases send letter of interest, resume, and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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