Advanced Mobility Systems Planner (ID# 41952) Seattle, WA Category: Transport Job Type: Full Time Minimum Experience: 5+ Required Education: Bachelor's Degree Job Description
WSP is currently initiating a search for an Advanced Mobility Systems Planner with our Transportation Operations Strategy Business Line for our Seattle, WA office to join our Advisory Services division. This division supports public agencies and private firms, primarily in the transportation sector, with the development of omni-modal policies, plans, strategies, requirements, economic and financial analyses, and project development. To help our clients succeed, we work with executive and senior management to improve performance and apply industry leading practices to address tomorrow's infrastructure challenges today. To learn more about WSP's Advisory Services division, please visit https://www.wsp.com/en-US/hubs/advisory
Advanced Mobility Systems Planner Position
We are recruiting a highly-motivated self-starter with practical experience in transportation planning and policy, specifically focused on advanced mobility options, including connected and automated vehicles, mobility-as-a-service, shared mobility, and related technologies. Joining a dynamic multidisciplinary team, we seek problem solvers who combine strong written and verbal communications skills, demonstrated analytical skills, knowledge of emerging transportation technologies and trends in mobility (such as shared mobility, on-demand services, vehicle electrification, and how transportation technologies will change and accelerate these trends), and the ability to develop innovative solutions independently and master new concepts quickly to deliver high quality work. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess a strong desire to grow in terms of leadership within the team, including supporting client interaction and business development activities.
The successful candidate will be part of a national team focused on delivering solutions to transportation sector clients. Work will mainly consist of expanding our portfolio and service offerings for providing practical solutions and guidance to agencies, providers, and mobility companies centered around advanced mobility and other emerging transportation technologies. The tasks are expected to include business development, project/task management, research and analysis related to industry best practices, new product/service offerings and industry trends, developing policy guidance and implementation plans, and authoring reports and white papers.
The Advanced Mobility Systems Planner position offers great opportunities for professional growth. You will work directly with industry thought leaders to identify and apply evolving requirements and innovative practices to large, highly visible projects across the United States.
The Transportation Operations Strategy team works nationally and the candidate should be available to travel. The preferred home location for this posting is in the Seattle, WA area.
The successful candidate will have the following skills, interests, and experiences:
* Mandatory Bachelor's degree with a major in a transportation or systems technology related field (Planning, Policy, Engineering, Information Technology, etc.). * A minimum of five years of experience in the transportation industry, with at least two years of experience in the area of emerging mobility/transportation technology. * Desired evidence of leadership qualities and ability to network with clients and others in the field * Demonstrated ability to synthesize problems, think creatively, work independently, and deliver high quality work with minimal supervision * Demonstrated strong analytical skills * Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present analytical results and recommendations * Ability to travel to client locations to support projects, and * Ability to work in a team environment.
WSP's US Advisory practice is dedicated to transforming the business of infrastructure across the transportation, buildings, energy, environment, and power sectors. We guide our clients through solving some of their most complex infrastructure challenges by providing a unique combination of engineering principles, technology, and management consulting skills.
From aging assets and funding shortfalls to evolving government priorities and emerging disruptive technologies, today's infrastructure owners and operators are facing a multitude of challenges. In response, clients are increasingly leveraging our multi-disciplined expertise, solutions-focused approach, and ability to deliver to support them as they work to meet today's needs and tomorrow's challenges.
This environment has led to rapid growth for the US Advisory practice, as we're now located in 30+ offices across the U.S. We plan to continue that growth and aim to expand our team by 25% this year. We are looking for motivated candidates who want to join our group of trusted advisors in delivering important, high-quality, and high-value work to our clients and their stakeholders, while helping to shape the future growth of the nation's built environment.
About WSP USA
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental, 401k and long-term disability insurance focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges; are you ready to get started?
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
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