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AECOM Travel Demand Forecasting and Simulation Consultant in Arlington, Virginia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM's Transportation group is looking for a Travel Demand Forecasting and Simulation Consultant to work in our Arlington, VA office.

Primary responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Travel demand model design, development, calibration, and application

  • Development and application of dynamic traffic assignment and regional simulation models;

  • Implementation support for activity-based demand models;

  • Travel survey design, processing, and analysis;

  • Travel network/service coding;

  • Project evaluation for Alternatives Analysis/DEIS and major investment studies; and

  • Report writing and presentation of findings.

  • Other duties as assigned.

This role is available immediately.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS in engineering, planning, applied mathematics or equivalent + 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in engineering, planning, applied mathematics or equivalent;

  • A Doctoral degree in transportation modeling and simulation may substitute for 2 years of experience

  • 2+ years of professional experience with one or more of the following software packages: CUBE, TransCAD, VISUM, VISSIM, TRANSIMS, DynusT, DaySim, CTRamp, and/or ActivitySim;

  • 2+ years of professional experience with ArcGIS, MS Excel, and MS Access;

  • Demonstrated programming skills in C++ and one or more other programming languages;

  • Excellent problem-solving skills;

  • Solid foundation in travel demand analysis and forecasting principles; and

  • Excellent oral/written communications skills.

  • Software development experience

  • Web-based programming experience

  • Dashboard development in PowerBI or Tableau experience

  • Azure or AWS application development experience

  • Database management experience

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning experience

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is available for this role.

  • Relocation is available for this role.

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10087025

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Planning

Work Location Model: Hybrid