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6/9/2017
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Engineering
Part Time Field Data Collector - Los Angeles Job
TranSystems | Carson, California
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Job Description

Req ID: 11341

 

 

Summary

TranSystems was recently awarded a significant contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to assess and evaluate bus stop usability throughout Los Angeles County. The project involves conditions analysis of some 25,000 bus stops over an 18-month project period. Successful candidates will be engaged in a challenging and progressive work for a respected firm on the project for up to 18 months involving data collection, planning, and problem-solving in the civil engineering field. Candidates must be able and willing to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy environment that encourages self-initiative and must possess strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.  This person should also possess a flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules when required to meet deadlines and client needs.This is a part-time position and no sponsorship will be provided for this project. 

 

NOTE: The position will involve field visits to Metro bus stops and transit facilities, some of which include industrial processing facilities and other heavy industrial activities, or sites that are under construction. Appropriate safety training and equipment will be provided for the work at project sites.

 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office and Windows 7 environment.
  • Ability to walk between bus locations
  • Ability to frequently bend and stoop to take measurements
  • Reliable transportation

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A two-year technical certificate or experience/coursework directly related to the job responsibilities described above
  • Currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school or technical institution working toward, or recently graduated, with a degree in engineering, architecture, urban planning or public administration, or related, with an interest in public transportation.
  • Working knowledge of use of software packages such as Microsoft Access, GIS may be helpful
  • Previous work experience/internship in transportation related environment and basic understanding of transportation development in the Los Angeles region
  • Understanding of principles of civil design, architecture or urban planning, and transportation 

 

General Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Working with custom database software, GIS and GPS/GNSS tools, field observation, surveying, and data recordation, use of survey/data collection equipment, data analysis, spreadsheet preparation, project reviews, and assistance with report preparation.

 

Travel requirements:  Up to 10%

TranSystems Corporation - Transportation Infrastructure and Facilities - that's our focus. From infrastructure and facility design to computer simulation and economic impact analysis to finding alternative financing solutions for transportation projects - we do it. Our transportation specialists, located in offices across the nation, are unparalleled in the knowledge of the movement of freight and people, and unmatched in technical and managerial services. We provide full-scale professional services to both public and private sector transportation clients. Plans, designs and directs components of freight railroad; passenger rail and transit; states and municipalities; airports and air carriers; manufacturers and distributors; ports and maritime; trucking and automotive; energy and communication; and federal government projects.

TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

About TranSystems

TranSystems is focused exclusively on the vital transportation component of the economy. Our passion is to bring solutions directly to each client in each of the market sectors. Our technical depth within each sector is matched by our consulting expertise delivered across all sectors: » Architecture, Engineering and Planning » Management and Supply Chain Consulting » Real Estate Consulting » Security TranSystems' Favorite Charity Roars into Town. Racing for Kids Drives its Message Home. MORE

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