December 5, 2002
THURSTON REGIONAL PLANNING COUNCIL
TRANSPORTATION PLANNING ENGINEER
Thurston Regional Planning Council (TRPC) has an opening for a full-time
Transportation Planning Engineer. TRPC is the Metropolitan Planning
Organization for the Lacey-Olympia-Tumwater urban area, and the Regional
Transportation Planning Organization for the Thurston County region.
TRPC is progressive in its approach to transportation planning, working
to integrate transportation and land use decision making processes,
improve access and choice for all travelers, and maximize return on
public transportation investments.
The Engineer works as part of a multi-disciplinary team on
transportation, land use, and environmental issues. The Engineer is a
specialist on the transportation team, concentrating on travel demand
forecasting, data analysis and interpretation, scenario evaluation, and
air quality modeling.
This position offers the motivated individual opportunities to develop
and expand his or her professional capacities through research and
development of innovative modeling applications that support the
agency's transportation and land use programs, including but not
limited to: integration of travel demand modeling with GIS analysis;
creation of microsimulation model for regional corridor analysis using
Paramix software; and integration of land use and transport analysis
utilizing UrbanSim through an established partnership with the
University of Washington and Puget Sound Regional Council.
A BA or BS in traffic or civil engineering, transportation planning,
urban planning, or a related field is required, as well as substantial
experience in all aspects of transportation modeling. A Master's
Degree in Transportation Engineering, Urban or Regional Planning, or a
Professional Engineering license is preferred, as is demonstrated
experience with EMME/2. Working knowledge of transportation planning
and growth management concepts and practices is highly desirable.
Hiring Range: $3,898-4,241per month depending
Full Salary Range: $3,898-5,166 per month
TRPC provides generous annual leave and employer-paid medical and dental
coverage for its employees. The agency is a member of the Washington
State Public Employees Retirement System. TRPC policies support
flexible work hours and schedules.
Please telephone Thurston Regional Planning Council at (360)786-5480 or
TDD (360) 754-2933 for an application packet. Full application
information and materials are also available on the agency's website
. Position will be open until filled. TRPC is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. Op
Thurston Regional Planning Council
2404 Heritage Court SW #B
Olympia, WA 98502