Engineer III


State Of North Carolina Raleigh , NC 27611

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Description of Work

Salary Grade: GN16 Salary Range: $60,530 - $108,879

This position is assigned to the Model Research and Development Group of the Transportation Planning Division located in Raleigh, NC, and employee will serve as a regional travel demand modeler. This position has the responsibility for developing and maintaining one of the three complex regional multi-modal travel demand models in North Carolina.

This position will also serve as the custodian for multiple MPO models and small area models. This position provides travel demand modeling (TDM) expertise and training to the Division and planning agencies. Work includes the development, enhancement, and maintenance of multimodal travel demand models; development and utilization of travel demand modeling tools and technologies; and investigation and implementation of land use feedback into the modeling process. In addition to technical proficiency, an awareness of policy issues is also desired as the position will be asked to develop models that can assist in the decision-making process which often includes the evaluation of various transportation policies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies

Qualified Applicants must submit an application that clearly reflects work experience that demonstrates the following:

  • Working knowledge of development and maintenance of any travel demand models (trip based, tour based, or activity based).

  • Knowledge of any travel demand modeling software or programming languages.

  • Experience with processing and statistical analysis of household travel survey data, Census, and/or other big data.

  • Modeling experience such as land use modeling, population projection, microsimulation, etc. related to travel demand modeling.

  • Experience teaching or training travel demand modeling.

Additional Expectations:

Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of all technical aspects of travel demand modeling, especially with TransCAD. Applicants should have a working knowledge of statistics and database concepts.

Applicants must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy in evaluation of data, traffic trends, data projections and land use, and have a high attention to detail, while proceeding with assignments in a timely manner. Applicants must be able to administer contracts related to modeling, GIS, and data collection and analysis. Preference will be given to candidates with experience developing and maintaining travel demand models, and travel demand modeling training/teaching experience. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's degree in an applicable field of engineering from an appropriately accredited institution and four (4)years of progressively responsible experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Necessary Special Qualification:

May require registration as a professional engineer by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.

Supplemental and Contact Information

Tae-Gyu Kim, Ph.D.

Model Research and Development Group Supervisor

Transportation Planning Division

North Carolina Department of Transportation

Tel: 919 707 0955 Office


Applicant must meet both the minimum requirements and all posted Knowledge, Skills and Ability requirements to be considered Qualified for the position. It is important that your application includes all your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application.

NCDOT will not accept "See Attached" or "See Resume" in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting date will be accepted.

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Engineer III

State Of North Carolina