Feb 14, 2020

Transportation Analyst

  • Construction Jobs Inc
  • Jersey City, NJ, USA

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Mobility Services Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.   At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!   WSP is currently initiating a search for a Transportation Analyst for our Jersey City, NJ office.   Duties and Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  This role is subject to a client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy. As such, employee may be subject to random drug/alcohol tests. A copy of the client mandated drug/alcohol testing policy will be provided during employee onboarding and is available upon applicant request.    Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team. Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
  • Desirable experience should include past coordination with operations staff, technicians, engineers, and/or law enforcement on work assignments.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Ability to read, write, and understands English.
  • 3 years experience of traffic management type work.
  • 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
  • The Transportation Analyst must have a background in traffic operations, including prior traffic operations/transportation related field experience.
  About WSP USA   WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of 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 transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa   WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a 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 a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started?    As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.   The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.   Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This position is contingent upon WSP being selected for a contract or program we are currently pursing.   This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.



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