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Transportation Analyst II

Company: WSP
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Transportation Analyst II
Req ID 13037
Transportation Analyst II
Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We're looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a full time Transportation Analyst II for our Jersey City, NJ office.
Your Impact

  • Monitor, learn to evaluate, and disseminate information concerning emergency and non-emergency traffic conditions and incidents. Provides information to supervisor in order to assess congestion levels and incident condition severity.

  • Assist with the necessary coordination with other transportation agencies such as, NJDOT, NYCDOT, NYSDOT, MTA, NJ Turnpike, NJ Transit, NJ State Police, TRANSCOM, State and local police, fire/rescue, and media during day to day operations, as well as during major events due transportation incidents, special events, emergencies and construction projects. This can be done via phone, email and/or two-way radio monitoring.

  • Actively monitors video displays to maintain situational awareness.

  • Monitors planned special events.

  • Operate and monitor intelligent transportation systems equipment such as closed circuit television (CCTV) and vehicle detection systems (VDS)

  • Monitors real time traffic data, documents traffic flow conditions and communicates this to PA Staff and other transportation agencies as needed

  • Generate the following based on the severity of the incident: Entries into Transcom's OpenReach platform that feeds 511 in NY and NJ, PA Alerts, U.O.C. Notifications, Daily Monitoring Reports, Incident Tracking Forms and entries into Waze.

  • Ensures transfer of information to subsequent shift personnel is complete and accurate.

  • Notifies PA personnel according to established procedures.

  • Checks the operation of equipment at the start of a shift, noting any malfunctions and requests for repairs.

  • Notifies appropriate Port Authority department of any computer system related problems.

  • Monitors and assists co-workers to ensure accuracy and timeliness of information.

  • Properly operates and utilizes equipment required to perform assigned duties.

  • Candidates must take the following courses within 180 days of hiring. Certified International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA) Transportation Center System Specialist Level II and Incident Command System (ICS 100 and ICS 200).

  • Ability to read, write, and understands English.

    Who You Are
    Required Qualifications

    • High-school diploma or GED

    • Three (3) years of experience in traffic operations/ traffic management or related fields which include at least one of the following groups and/or agencies: Transportation, Fire, Police, EMS, 911, or similar experience in the Military.

    • General knowledge of the NY-Tri State area including roadways, bridges, tunnels, airport and other mass transit systems.

    • Must know how to read a map and be familiar with major highways in the NY/NJ region. Must be familiar with Port Authority Facilities (Bridges and Tunnels required, Airports and Marine Terminals a plus) and locate them on a map as well know how these facilities connect with other roadways.

    • Phone skills: Must be a good listener and able to take a message and communicate it accurately and succinctly.

    • Having a team-oriented attitude and able to establish a good report with other departments and agencies to achieve common initiatives.

    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

    • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

    • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Background in traffic operations, including prior traffic operations/transportation related field experience.

      • Experience including past coordination with operations staff, technicians, engineers, and/or law enforcement on work assignments and p rior ICS 100 and 200, IMSA training.

      • Working knowledge of PATH service as well as NJ Transit services that connect to PATH.

        Additional Requirements

        • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

          Additional Details

          • Travel Required: N/A - No travel required

          • Job Status: Regular

          • Employee Type: Full

          • Primary Location: JERSEY CITY - ERIE ST

          • All locations: US-NJ-Jersey City

            About WSP
            WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
            WSP provides a flexible and agile workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.
            At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?
            WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.
            The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Keywords: WSP, Milford , Transportation Analyst II, Professions , Jersey City, Connecticut

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