Symmetra Design is constantly on the lookout for highly qualified professionals who possess a depth of expeierence and a knowledge of transportation consulting issues. While we are not looking to fill an immediate position, we are always looking toward tomorrow and we encourage talented professionals to reach out and begin building that relationship today.

Available Opportunities:


ENGINEER TECHNICIAN

 

Seeking a dynamic, self-starter to gain experience in the transportation field on a variety of projects.  This position supports our traffic engineers by managing and collecting transportation and parking data in the field.

 

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Training and managing field crew to conduct traffic, parking, pedestrian and bicycle counts
  • Installing automated traffic counting equipment
  • Supporting engineering staff by assessing the physical condition of transportation facilities including taking measurements
  • Downloading and processing data, and assembling it for use by traffic engineers 
  • Responsible for field work including travelling to study locations and collecting data using counting equipment, taking written notes and making sketches. 
  • Assisting in the process of document preparation to include writing, editing and finalizing technical information for engineering staff
  • Preparation of illustrative drawings, charts and graphs for presentations and reports

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College degree in a technical field with 0-3 years of experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical team members
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Must be proficient in the use of the following personal computer software:  MS Word and Excel
  • Graphics experience is a plus

 

To Apply: Please a send cover letter and resume to careers@symmetradesign.com

 

Start Date: Position open until filled

Compensation: Dependent on experience and education
Location:  NW Washington, DC

Typical Work Schedule: Monday – Friday: 9am – 5:30pm but hours vary dependent on data collection hours



TECHNICAL WRITER COORDINATOR

Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning Consulting firm is seeking a dynamic, self-starter adept at writing and editing technical documents with strong verbal and written communication skills to support engineering staff.  This position will assist transportation engineering staff in traveling to study locations for data collection and developing content for a variety of clients and includes writing and editing support related to proposals and reports. 

 

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Assisting in the process of document preparation to include writing, editing and finalizing technical information for engineering staff
  • Writing, proofreading, editing, formatting, fact/reference checking and graphic presentation of technical information for transportation engineering projects
  • Preparing illustrative drawings, charts and graphs for presentations and reports
  • Managing technical field crew in the collection of traffic and parking-related data
  • Supporting engineering staff by collecting transportation data including manual and automated data

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical team members
  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills with an ability to grasp and communicate technical concepts
  • Graphics experience is a plus. 

 

To Apply: Please a send cover letter and resume to careers@symmetradesign.com

 

Start Date: Position open until filled

Compensation: Dependent on Experience
Location:  NW Washington, DC

Typical Work Schedule: Monday – Friday: 9am – 6pm; Can vary dependent on data collection hours



Symmetra Design is an Equal Oppourtunity Employer

Please e-mail your letter of interest and resume to: careers@symmetradesign.com