The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission has an immediate opening for an engineer or planner with an interest in transportation planning. The Commission conducts area-wide system level highway, transit, and airport planning for a seven county Region, and facility and corridor-level traffic engineering and transportation planning for local governments. Current work efforts include a Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter rail study; Transit Development Plans for three public transit operators in the Region; provision of staff services to the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Transit Authority; the review and update of county jurisdictional highway system plans for each of the seven counties in the Region; refinement of travel demand models and development of advanced and experimental travel demand models; and, traffic engineering studies.
Under supervision of senior level staff, the Transportation Engineer/Planner will assist in the conduct of planning studies, which involves: data collection and analysis; applying specialized transportation planning and engineering software; report writing; and, graphics preparation. The Transportation Planner/Engineer also directs and advises on the work activities of the research analysts and interns.
A bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in transportation engineering or planning is required for the position. Desirable qualifications include:
- Familiarity with MS Excel or other spreadsheet software
- Familiarity with MS Access or other database software
- Familiarity with ArcGIS 9.x or other GIS software
The Commission is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Residency within the seven county Region within six months of date of hire is required.
Please submit resume and cover letter by March 31, 2010, Submissions should be directed to:
Ms. Elizabeth A. Larsen, Business Manager
Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission
PO Box 1607
Waukesha, WI 53187-1607
Phone: (262) 547-6721
Fax: (262) 547-1103