Under general direction performs work of considerable difficulty, developing and implementing a transportation network model with which to conduct long range and short range transportation planning activities and perform related work including traffic engineering analysis to assist local governments.
Responsibilities: Prepare/maintain MPO travel demand model, including calibration/validation, and trip forecasting for MPO Long Range Transportation Plan in team environment. Present results in written documentation, plans and presentations. Participate in urban and regional transportation planning performance measures, ITS architecture, travel time and congestion analyses, crash analysis, long range planning, technical analyses for traffic and safety. Use variety of data sources/standards, Internet, documents, reports, surveys and personal contact to facilitate travel demand model development and analysis. Ability to independently evaluate, select and apply standard techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications to produce best results. Prepare and disseminate information in suitable format through extensive interaction with internal and external contacts. Successful candidate will possess strong organizational, planning, verbal and written communication, project management, analytical and problem-solving skills. Two to three years previous experience with transportation modeling and analysis, and proficiency with TransCAD or CUBE, GISDK scripting, ArcGIS is preferred. Minimum BA/BS in Transporta-tion, Traffic or Civil Engineering required. Excellent benefits (retirement, health, life insurance, short and long term disability, three weeks of vacation/first year, 12 days of sick/year, eleven holidays/year, 50% education reimbursement, assistance with moving costs), and merit review program. Centrally located 2.5 hours west of Chicago, 2.5 hours east of Des Moines, 5 hours south of Minneapolis and 4 hours north of St. Louis, in the third largest metropolitan area in Illinois and in Iowa. Cost of Living is below the national average.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: $500 for moving expenses
Internal Number: 2020-1-1
About Bi-State Regional Commission
Bi-State Regional Commission serves a five-county region, located in eastern Iowa and western Illinois, straddling the Mississippi River. Our mission is to help local governments work together and provide direct service to individual member governments. We provide transportation, economic development, and community planning. In addition, we provide a forum to assist with intergovernmental cooperation in the region.