Supervises the travel model team, including technical management. Oversees the strategic development of the team (training plans, budgeting plans, etc.).
Oversees, and may conduct development, maintenance, and operation of the regional travel model, including model calibration and validation.
Works with outside agencies and member jurisdictions on use of the travel model and develops a strategic approach to its region-wide use.
Performs and/or oversees: travel modeling/forecasting analysis for transportation plans and projects; corridor studies and air quality conformity; data support and technical support for local modeling efforts; modeling research to improve existing model and model operations.
Conducts project management, contract management, work plan development and budgetary oversight of large, technically complex, multi-year projects.
Provides primary travel model coordination with other DRCOG divisions and groups.
Coordinates with other DRCOG technical teams and divisions on major joint projects (e.g. regional land use model).
Presents and explains model results to various committees and/or groups.
Works with the Transportation Planning and Operations division director on the strategic direction of the modeling team.
Explore new modeling activities and paradigms to support existing and new modeling operations.
MS/MA in transportation engineering, urban planning, operations research, or similar.
Training in travel modeling theory and practice, including a graduate level class in theory and application of discrete choice modeling, or equivalent.
Five years experience in travel modeling development/operations, transportation management, or transportation planning.
Project management training and experience required.
Three years experience in software programming. Experience in object oriented software programming (Java, C++. C# or similar language) and enterprise-level database software (e.g. Microsoft SQL-Server, Oracle, etc.) desirable.
Experience with database use and deployment (scripting, SQL queries, BMPs for database management and security).
Two years of management/supervisory experience.
Equivalent combination of applicable education and experience.
ABOUT THE DENVER REGIONAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (DRCOG)
DRCOG is a nonprofit collaborative association governed by a Board of Directors representing 56 county and municipal governments. Board members work together to make the nine-county Denver region a great place to live, work and play. Through Metro Vision, the plan to manage growth over the next 25 years, the region’s local governments work ...cooperatively to address development, land use, transportation, environmental quality and older adult issues. DRCOG has served as the region’s forum for major policy issues for nearly 60 years.