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CDM Smith Senior Travel Demand Modeler in Denver, Colorado


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Job Description:

-Developing and applying four-step travel demand models for transportation planning and traffic and toll revenue analysis.

-Calibrating and validating highway assignment model.

-Collecting and analyzing traffic and survey data.

-Conducting micro-simulation modeling, including base year model calibration and future year model volume delay function validation in support of HOT/ managed lane analyses. Performing sensitivity/stress tests.

-Analyzing and interpreting the impacts of different factors on toll transactions and revenue.

-Developing tools to analyze and summarize traffic modeling databases.

-Performing research on toll financing, congestion pricing, value of reliability, value of time and multinomial logit model.

-Performing due diligence, quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) procedures on various phases of studies. -Applying risk modeling procedures to develop baseline, midline and modified scenarios by understanding the uncertainty and variability in critical input parameters.

-Writing sections of reports describing work completed, processes used, results observed and support/justification for any recommendations and conclusions.

-Assisting project managers with tasks by completing them within deadlines and budget requirements.

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Senior Travel Demand Modeler



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Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Urban, Community or Regional Planning or related discipline.

-AICP, PTP, PE, CEP or approved certification in a related field. Or Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Urban, Community or Regional Planning or related discipline.

-7 years of related experience with bachelors degree or 6 years of experience with Masters degree.

-Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Knowledge of the Four-Step Travel Demand Modeling Process.

-Modeling experience with one or more software packages such as TransCAD / GISDK script and/or CUBE / Voyager script.

-VISSIM, Highway Capacity Software (HCS), and Synchro/SimTraffic experience is a plus.

-Toll and Traffic and Revenue project experience is a plus.

-Managed lanes experience is a plus.

-Stated preference survey experience is a plus.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

Colorado - Denver

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

CDM Smith reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.