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Traffic Engineer/Transport Planner in Doha , at Gannett Fleming

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

Job Snapshot

What You Will Do

Company Overview

For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.

Excellence Delivered As Promised. It’s more than a slogan. It’s our standard. It’s the expectation we place upon ourselves as individuals and as a company. It represents our commitment to our valued clients, industry partners, and employees. It’s our earnest pledge to do what we say. It’s the core of who we are as a firm and the foundation upon which all of our relationships and projects are built.

What You Will Do

Working out of our Doha Qatar location, this Traffic Engineer/Transportation Planner will have the opportunity to work with a talented and collaborative team working on innovative projects with an emphasis on Freight Planning.  As the successful candidate, your background in transportation planning or engineering will be applied to master plans and functional designs with a freight planning focus.  You will lead a core team delivering transportation engineering projects for municipal. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and support the team of planning and engineering professionals in our Doha office
  • Assist and guide technicians/technologists in GIS and CADD 
  • Coordinate and assist with the technical delivery of a wide variety of master planning and functional design
  • Carry out project management responsibilities including client communications / co-ordination, work plan preparation and execution, and technical input and oversight in a politicized work environment
  • Review deliverables for quality control
  • Coordinate project approvals with municipalities, ministries, and other agencies
  • Prepare and carry-out public consultation programs associated with projects
  • Conduct on-going project management/tracking to ensure timeliness of deliverables, adherence to project budgets, and utilization of resources

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Transportation Planning or related field
  • Minimum of 8 years of transportation planning & traffic engineering experience preferably with 2 or more years on freight planning
  • Experience of working within the Middle East is highly advantageous and preferably covering projects in Qatar. 
  • Expert knowledge and ability to develop transportation plans and interpret the results, identifying alternatives.
  • Expert professional knowledge of urban freight planning including national  and regional freight planning requirements and multimodal network developments.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written formats technical information pertaining to transportation planning studies, projects and analyses.
  • Visum transport modelling skills would be an advantage.

Life at Gannett Fleming

At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.

Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disability status. Gannett Fleming Inc. will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.

Location: Doha, Qatar
Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
Internal Requisition ID: 5046

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