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Position Summary

Lead the preparation, development, and analysis of transportation models and the production of transportation plans, traffic studies / impact assessments, and data reports for a variety of minor and major projects. Will liaise with clients and road authorities on projects. Lead transportation input to project bids. Experience with US transportation planning standards and guidance, preferably within the Saudi Arabian industry.

  • Worked in all stages of the project including feasibility, pre-FEED, FEED, and detailed design. 

  • Plans, schedules, and conducts own analysis work under the supervision of a Senior or Lead Engineer or Project Manager. Performs the analysis and monitors ongoing progress of a project, including the coordination with other disciplines and project. 

  • Resolves a variety of complex problems (i.e. conflicting design requirements, limited data, difficult coordination requirements).

  • Prepare plans and technical reports to an outstanding quality.

  • Able to communicate complex problems and solutions to team members and clients with no related technical experience.

  • Performs other duties assigned by a Senior or Lead Engineer or Project Manager

  • Has comprehensive understanding of principles, theories, concepts, and industry practices and standards and their application

  • Works under minimal supervision

  • Will provide technical guidance to less experienced design and engineering personnel.

  • Able to lead team members, of mixed disciplines, on data collection.

  • Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis within the discipline.

  • Develops designs that require innovation and ingenuity.

  • Has considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.


8-10 years of progressive work experience in the transport planning and traffic analysis engineering field is required. 

  • Degree qualified in Transportation or related field with equivalent experience in transportation planning and traffic analysis.

  • Proficient in at least one standard strategic or micro-simulation transport modelling package, eg VISUM, VISSIM.

  • Proficient in intersection analysis software, preferably SIDRA.

  • Has major experience with the FHWA MUTCD and Highway Capacity Manual.

  • Experience of collecting and analyzing traffic data.

  • Experience of building demand matrices, including data processing, demand modelling and forecasting.

  • Ability to produce clear, precise, and coherent traffic analysis reports.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills is required and ability to interface with other disciplines on projects is required

  • Experience in preparing in bid for transport related projects.

  • Ability to work as part of multi-discipline team on large scale projects, and lead a small team on individual traffic analysis projects.

  • Ability to coordinate with other phases of a project, clients and regulatory agencies required.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Primary Location

Saudi Arabia-Saudi Arabia Countrywide-Al Khobar

Job Posting

Mar 14, 2018, 7:22:53 AM

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