Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates develops sustainable transportation solutions for people. Our work emphasizes creative, innovative transportation planning, and community involvement, often within a wider set of goals such as economic development and reduced dependence on the private automobile. Nelson\Nygaard offers a dynamic and self-directed work environment that is fast-paced, congenial, and supportive. This is an opportunity to work with one of the most innovative groups of planners and engineers in the United States, including highly talented junior and support staff. Our office culture is built upon diversity and creativity.
We are seeking a highly organized, independent, motivated and diversely experienced transportation engineer for our nationally recognized transportation practice. This position will lead the licensure of the firm to practice engineering in multiple US States, oversee the design and engineering staff of the firm, support Principals in all sectors of the firm in business development and project delivery and manage the workload, quality control and training of the design team. This position will serve as the Engineer of Record for the firm and oversee staff work in order to comply with State requirements for the practice of engineering. Proven experience in the conceptual design and preliminary engineering of BRT, LRT, Streetcar and enhanced bus transit corridors and geometric design of active transportation facilities, complete streets and multimodal intersection design is required. Proven experience in conceptual site design for development, traffic modelling and analysis, and traffic impact assessments is preferred.
Qualifications and Requirements
Successful applicants will be expected to:
Above all, we are looking for someone who has a passion for sustainable transportation planning and design, is a strong communicator (oral, written, and visual), has great analytical skills, and is interested in making communities better for our clients and their constituents.
This positions ideally would be based in Seattle, WA or Portland, OR. Both San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles, CA would also be considered.