Transportation Engineering Assistant

Location: Portland, OR

DKS Associates provides employees with professional growth through work on challenging, cutting-edge transportation planning, traffic operations and transportation design projects. We offer a generous compensation including competitive salary, annual bonus, 401(k) and participation our ESOP. DKS also offers excellent benefits with a choice of medical plans, dental, life, and short- and long-term disability.


The successful candidate will work on various traffic engineering and transportation planning projects; build, customize and use travel demand and simulation models; conduct traffic impact analysis; work on transportation design; operations and Intelligent Transportation Systems projects; evaluate urban growth and demographic trends; create graphics for reports and presentations; and perform other quality technical and analytical tasks.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning or related field
  • Coursework in transportation and traffic engineering, transportation planning, GIS, environmental studies, statistics or travel demand modeling
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Should be able to work both as a team member and independently

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Transportation Engineering or City/Regional planning
  • Computer Science background
  • EIT Certification
  • Current or previous work experience in transportation engineering, transportation planning, and travel demand modeling with a consulting firm or public agency
  • Computer programming

If interested, email cover letter and resume: Indicate “Transportation Engineer Assistant #2015-015” in the subject line when applying.

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