Feb 17, 2020
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, opportunities abound for you to help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Traffic Intern. This role will be based in Indianapolis, Indiana, providing our clients with services in traffic engineering and traffic operations. The WSP Indianapolis office is located in downtown Indianapolis and the candidate could also be expected to work on projects that cover transportation planning, operations, design and road safety.
Specifically, this person will be involved in:
Transit design, transportation engineering/planning/design and road safety with department of transportation agencies and other potential clients.
Preparing analyses, designs, presentations and reports as required.
Undertaking traffic engineering and transportation planning projects: Traffic studies, multi-modal planning, Traffic impact studies, Transportation modeling, Traffic management plans, Signal optimization plans
Undertaking road safety projects: Road Safety Audits (RSA), Crash analysis, Highway Safety Manual analysis, Transportation Safety Planning/Management
Undertaking transportation design projects: Traffic design (signals, pavement markings, signing, work zones) and ITS design (fiber networks, cameras, data collection devices)
Developing and strengthening existing skills and delivery transportation projects in accordance with client requirements and in line with company and industry best practice.
Understanding of agency processes and policies as they relate to transportation engineering.
Working toward possession of a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis on transportation (or posession of said degree)
Ability to work effectively and competently with people at all levels in the organization; is a great team member
Ability to work without supervision; effective time management and strong organizational skills
Contribute on an on-going basis toward maintaining a safe working environment both for yourself and for those working with you or in your close vicinity
Good computer skills with knowledge of relevant software tools, in particular Word, Excel and Synchro, and an ability to apply new tools
Ability to work to deadlines and see tasks through to completion
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good analytical skills and attention to detail
Knowledge and experience with any of the following software is a plus: HCS, SimTraffic, VISSIM, or Microstation
Local candidates preferred; no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship
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
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/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.
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