Transportation Engineer

Richmond, BC
North America

Join a world leader and make a difference! Transoft Solutions is an international leader in the development of innovative software for the transportation engineering design sector. With offices in nine countries around the world, we provide transportation professionals with productivity-enhancing tools they can trust, giving them the confidence to build the safest and most efficient roads, ports, airports and rail systems.  Transoft has a corporate culture that embodies a perfect balance between its corporate social responsibility, its customers and its employees’ well-being, and developing great products.  This winning combination makes working at Transoft an exciting and rewarding experience.

We currently have an opening for a Civil or Transportation Engineer at our head office in Richmond, BC.

 

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

This is an exciting opportunity for a professional civil or transportation engineer who wants to participate in shaping a rapidly growing company.  Working collaboratively with the product management and software development teams, the Civil or Transportation Engineer leads the research of new transportation software product ideas, creating new innovations, and the delivery of product presentations to potential customers through virtual interactions or face-to-face at tradeshows, industry conferences or within their offices traveling within North America and occasionally globally.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Civil / Transportation Engineer will be responsible for the following areas:

  • Perform technical research tasks including reviewing of technical guidelines, research papers, and journals as directed by supervisor.
  • Prepare and develop AutoCAD/MicroStation drawings and product training material.
  • Liaise with users prior, during and after product launch, including alpha and beta test phases.
  • Provide product training and demonstration to both internal and external clients both onsite and through webcasts.
  • Offer input during software development phases, working closely with Development and QA teams to enhance software function, interface, and usability.
  • Assist with prototype testing as proxy to users and document feedback.
  • Assist with field research tasks including data collection and analysis from field tests.
  • Generate documentation in the form of technical issue notes, technical tips and best practices.
  • Prepare vision statements, use cases, technical specifications and requirements documentation for use by Software Development.
  • As directed, offer input to Product Support Services (PSS) for clients requiring technical assistance.
  • Assist with business case writing including carrying out competitive analysis required for new products.

 

ABOUT YOU

As a highly energetic and intuitive, you display tenacity, insight, and forethought in the execution of your duties.  You have the ability to dig into details while maintaining strategic sight on the big picture.  Nobody has ever called you shy.   You are enthusiastic and know how to harness excitement and momentum. You speak with confidence and conviction, and understand how to facilitate your ideas into reality.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Posses a degree in Civil Engineering or Transportation Engineering.
  • Ten (10) plus years of experience in road design, site/land development, and traffic analysis.
  • Familiarity with transportation infrastructure design such as parking, signage, highways, roads, intersection, interchanges, roundabouts, pedestrian, and bicyclist facilities and safety.
  • Proficient with AutoCAD, Civil3D (experience with MicroStation is an asset), and knowledge of key technical manuals, standards and guidelines applicable in Canada and/or the USA including TAC Geometric Design Guide, MUTCD, ITE guidelines and AASHTO Green Book.
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills; Proven ability to communicate with effect; strong presentation skills, assert and speak and present with confidence, and ability to interact with customers and partners with confidence and conviction.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with different intrusted internal and external parties, building partnerships, influencing and managing conflicts, and the ability to navigate through competing priorities diplomatic and tactfully to deliver a desired effect.
  • Strong business acumen, optimistic with an ability to set goals, plan and manage projects and priorities, and understanding risk to reward concept.

ABOUT US

Transoft Solutions develops innovative and easy-to-use software for transportation engineering professionals. Since 1991, civil engineers and technologists, architects, and planners across local, regional and national agencies, airport authorities, cities and ports, have all come to rely on our field-researched design solutions. Our team of engineers work closely with the world’s leading authorities such as AASHTO, ITE, TRB, TAC, Austroads, and CROW to develop highly specialized applications serving more than 40,000 users in over 130 countries. We are committed to providing best-in-class customer support through our offices in Canada, Sweden, the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Australia, Germany, India, and China, enabling professionals to design with confidence.

 

We believe in teamwork, personal growth, superb customer service and continuous improvement. We like to celebrate our successes, our milestones, and our diversity. Transoft stands behind three building blocks for success: our Customers, our Products, and our People; and culture is a very integral part of our existence. We take every opportunity to enjoy and share the benefits of having large company ambitions with small company agility. We are engineers and developers, account managers and marketers, accountants and administrators. Yes, we might be professional nerds, but after getting to know us, you’ll find that Transoftees are passionate, curious, generous, competitive and friendly. We work hard together to exceed our customers’ expectations.

 

JOIN US

Transoftees are a diverse group and we all benefit from the unique ideas, experiences and talents that make up Transoft. Transoft knows that its greatest resource is the diversity of its people. We invite you to join us. We offer an attractive and competitive compensation package including pay-for-performance incentives, professional development opportunities, savings programs, group health benefits, family friendly policies and flexible work options. If you’re bright, creative, resourceful, and want to make a real difference in this world, rather than just be another ‘cog in the wheel’, join our team and start on a journey you won’t regret!

To apply for this position, please visit https://transoftsolutions.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=24

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to work out of Transoft’s head office in Richmond.  We will consider relocating the successful candidate.