Professional Engineer - Traffic Analyst

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Professional Engineer - Traffic Analyst


Portland, OR 



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Professional Engineer 1 – Traffic Analyst
Oregon Department of Transportation
Delivery & Operations Division – Region 1
Technical Center – Traffic Design Unit

Salary Range: $6,060.00 - $9,402.00
The role:  
We are hiring two positions in our Traffic Design Unit! As a traffic analyst, you will work in a team in developing the traffic engineering data requirements for transportation improvement projects and planning studies. If you are motivated by collaborating with diverse groups and executing, planning and evaluating projects, this position is for you! Apply today!
We invite members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. ODOT values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
Our first application screening is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on 12/12/22. However, this opportunity will remain available until both positions are filled. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
A day in the life:
  • Work in a traffic analysis team consisting of transportation analysts and perform duties of a team player. 
  • Perform traffic analysis including multimodal users of transportation facilities.
  • Work on the technical traffic engineering analysis on Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) and Job and Transportation Act (JTA) projects.
  • Determine analytical procedures and conclusions, which will control the design of highway improvement projects. 
  • Assist management team in performance appraisals, work improvement plans and provide training for new employees.
  • Perform multifaceted traffic engineering, transportation system and freeway operations and capacity analyses on major projects and assist with construction staging and traffic control.
  • Perform transportation planning studies utilizing the regional VISUM Travel Demand Forecast Model.
  • Lead ODOT representation on METRO and local government committees for Transportation System Plans, future implementation planning studies, and reconnaissance level studies and plans.
  • Conduct technical review of transportation studies for highway improvement projects developed by local agencies to ensure compatibility of project development with operational efficiency and safety of the state highways.
  • Prepare briefing materials, analysis and responses on complex transportation analysis issues.
  • Hybrid work option available. Requires occasional overnight travel may be required. Occasional fieldwork can involve exposure to heavy traffic, sometimes at night.
  • To request a copy of the position description, which includes all duties and working conditions, please email
 What’s in it for you:
  • Work/life balance, 11 paid holidays a year, flexible work schedules, competitive benefits packages and so much more. Click here to learn about working at the Oregon Department of Transportation.
  • Live, work and play in Portland, Oregon!
 What we need:
A valid Professional Engineer's (PE) license in civil, structural, or transportation-related engineering.
Note: If registered in another state, successful applicants will be required to obtain professional registration within six months of hire.
Driving is an essential function of this position. You must have a valid driver license and an acceptable driving record. We will conduct pre-employment driving records checks on our final candidate(s). Your license does not have to be issued in Oregon to be considered.
What we’d like to see:
If you have these qualities, let us know! It’s how we will choose whom to move forward!
Note: You do not need to have all of these qualities to be eligible for this position.  
  • Experience leading technical traffic engineering analysis on improvement projects.
  • Experience determining analytical procedures and conclusions.
  • Experience and knowledge of modeling and microscope simulation.
  • Experience and knowledge of VISSIM or similar applications.
 Learn more and apply:
Our first application screening is scheduled for 8 a.m. on Monday, December 12, 2022. However, this opportunity will remain available until both positions are filled. We encourage interested applicants not to delay in applying.
Please note that we can only accept applications through our website.
 For questions, email Marina at: ODOTRecruitmentMN@odot.oregon.govODOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer