Travel Demand Forecasting Specialist

Our forecasting group works collaboratively with a diverse set of clients throughout Southern California and is committed to providing transportation solutions that improve communities. We’re seeking an experienced professional who specializes in travel demand forecasting and travel behavior analysis and is interested in…

Developing travel demand models

and applying travel demand models to analyze and solve challenging transportation problems.

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Evolving conventional practices

to consistently provide our clients with the best forecasting advice.

Solving problems and learning

in a collaborative yet entrepreneurial environment.

Ethan

Transportation Modeler

“I am looking forward to working with someone who is an effective communicator and can share his or her experience and passion for transportation modeling through support and collaboration on projects.”

Jinghua

Senior Forecasting Practice Leader

“We need someone up to the challenges of our growing office! I look forward to partnering with a self-starter who will bring excellent organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills to the team in order to help keep operations running smoothly.”

John

Regional Forecasting Leader

“This position offers opportunities to discover and create innovative solutions to tackle transportation issues in our communities. You will be challenged and stretched to use your critical thinking skills, knowledge of transportation, and experience in modeling to balance the needs of the community with effective solutions.”

Ethan

Transportation Modeler

“I am looking forward to working with someone who is an effective communicator and can share his or her experience and passion for transportation modeling through support and collaboration on projects.”

Jinghua

Senior Forecasting Practice Leader

“We need someone up to the challenges of our growing office! I look forward to partnering with a self-starter who will bring excellent organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills to the team in order to help keep operations running smoothly.”

John

Regional Forecasting Leader

“This position offers opportunities to discover and create innovative solutions to tackle transportation issues in our communities. You will be challenged and stretched to use your critical thinking skills, knowledge of transportation, and experience in modeling to balance the needs of the community with effective solutions.”

More About the Role

Our travel demand forecasting specialists will make a significant contribution to our success in transforming transportation consulting. This is a full- or part-time position in our Los Angeles or Orange County offices that offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Beyond that, Fehr & Peers is an extraordinary place to work.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze and solve complex transportation planning or engineering problems dealing with all travel modes
  • Use TransCAD and a variety of software programs effectively and make timely and informed recommendations to elected officials, managers, and other decision-makers
  • Manage projects and develop high-quality internal and client relationships
  • Apply knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices of transportation planning, travel demand forecasting, travel behavior analysis, and data analysis
  • Participate in travel forecasting research through our Forecasting and Operations discipline group
  • Prepare papers and presentations for technical conferences

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of work experience in travel demand modeling (TransCAD strongly preferred)  
  • Masters or Bachelors degree in transportation or civil engineering or related major
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, with strong writing, verbal, non-verbal, and presentation skills
  • Have experience with the development and application of four-step travel demand models, tour-based models, and activity-based models including knowledge of basic statistical concepts and data analysis techniques
  • Computer and database programming skills (Python, C++, R, Access or similar) and proficiency with GIS
  • Professional license or certification preferred (e.g. PE, AICP, PTP)

 

Fehr & Peers is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment in the workplace. We welcome applicants of diverse backgrounds, and hire without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, military service or any other characteristic protected by law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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