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Experienced Transportation Consultants at Steer

Experienced Transportation Consultants

Steer Washington, DC (On Site) Full-Time
** This role is open to all Steer's North American offices (Washington D.C., New York, Boston, Toronto, San Diego, Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, and Vancouver)**

About Steer

We are Steer and we help people, places and economies thrive. Founded in 1978, Steer is a global employee-owned business consultancy specializing in transportation, cities and infrastructure, with over 460 staff in 24 offices around the world.

We have an enduring commitment to generate success for our clients, for ourselves and for the communities in which we support. A commitment that ultimately improves the way people live, work and travel.

At Steer North America, our consultants work tirelessly to improve the landscape of our region, ensuring that our clients keep social and environmental impact in mind as they conduct their operations. We believe that actions speak louder than words, and therefore have annual measurable targets across all social impact areas, particularly DEI and sustainability. We have also committed to successfully operate as a Net Zero Carbon company by 2025, participating in the UN’s Global Compact.

For further information on Steer, please take a moment to review our website Steer | Helping people, places and economies thrive (steergroup.com)

At Steer we are motivated by solving the complex problems that our US and international rail clients have. This helps to not only improve the journeys that people make but also the places where we all live. From working on an airport or rail business plan to a P3 toll road transaction, as well as research into using data to develop innovative behavioral change strategies, Steer is at the forefront of developing powerful answers to complex problems.

We have exciting opportunities in our team to work on a diverse range of challenging and high-profile projects. We are interested in consultants with any of the following skills:
  • demand and revenue forecasting;
  • rail operating cost modelling;
  • business and financial modelling; and
  • the economic appraisal of railway, toll road, and aviation projects.

Ideal candidates will have 5+ years of experience. Candidates that fit this position will have interests across both project delivery and work winning and be able to evidence the following experience and capabilities.

Accountabilities:

Candidates will be required to:
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across the business to provide high-quality consulting and differentiated services to our clients
  • Manage and deliver successful projects (time, cost, quality) or major workstreams in project leadership roles
  • Manage and develop their own career path and network
  • Supervise and mentor more junior members of project teams
  • Contribute to effective team performance on both financial and behavioral measures
  • Broaden and develop their own expertise and skill set to align with the needs of our clients
  • Support business development and work winning through maintenance and development of client networks and contributions to high-quality proposals

For more information on our markets and sectors, please visit our markets Markets | Steer (steergroup.com) and services Services | Steer (steergroup.com) pages.

Work Environment

All Steer employees seeking a full-time opportunity are encouraged to spend 60% of their time either in office or on-site with clients. An employee’s typical work week consists of 40 hours (37.5 for Canada). Hours, expectations, and exemption status will be determined for any applicant seeking a part-time opportunity.

Requirements

Candidates will meet at least some of the following requirements:
  • Position in the transportation sector, through consultancy, infrastructure advisory, and/or public sector.
  • At least some of this experience should involve working with major rail, transit or toll road systems
  • Experience in successfully managing projects or major workstreams involving teams comprising multiple capabilities
  • Considerable experience with technical tools commonly used in the transportation industry, such as network modeling (TransCAD, Cube, Emme), spreadsheet modeling (Excel including VBA), and statistical analysis (Python, R, Stata)
  • This candidate will be looking to progress from operating/refining demand models to guiding model development and supervising junior teams
  • Relevant technical experience beyond demand modeling (e.g. operations, capital planning, service planning, financial analysis etc.) involving major rail or transit systems will also be considered
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a geographically dispersed team across multiple Steer offices
  • An existing right to work in the United States and/or Canada; and
  • Proficiency in languages of countries where Steer conducts business (especially Spanish or French), would be advantageous but is not required.

Benefits

For our US applicants, we offer a competitive package of benefits including private medical, dental, and vision insurance, commuter benefits, a group Share Incentive Plan, a 3% 401k contribution and a discretionary yearly bonus based on annual compensation (dependent upon individual and company performance).

Additionally, we offer 20 vacation days, 9 paid holidays, 3 floating holidays, 10 paid sick days, and a bi-annual performance review process.

For our Canadian applicants, we offer a competitive package of benefits including private medical, dental, and vision insurance, a group Share Incentive Plan, a 3% RRSP contribution and a discretionary yearly bonus based on annual compensation (dependent upon individual and company performance).

Additionally, we offer 22 vacation days, 13 paid holidays, unlimited sick days, and a bi-annual performance review process.

Steer is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all candidates regardless of race, color, ancestry, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Any other human expressions and experiences not mentioned here are equally welcome. If you require an accommodation, now or throughout your employment, please let us know.

In our commitment to inclusivity in the workplace, Steer has welcomed the creation of various Employee Resource Groups, dedicated to ensuring the support, progression, and well-being of all employees. For more information, check out our social responsibility page Our social responsibility | Steer (steergroup.com).

We understand that some may be dissuaded to apply based off their compatibility with the job description. That being said, we understand that not everyone is a perfect match on paper and encourage anyone to apply regardless of how much their work experience directly relates to the JD.

Part-time and flexible working applications will be considered.

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