Department Name: 8H060:Kentucky Transportation Center
The Kentucky Transportation Center (KTC) enjoys a strong national reputation in selected, high-priority areas of research and technology transfer. KTC researchers are widely known for their subject matter expertise, group facilitation skills, effective communications, and project management skills. The primary goal of the Transportation Center is to perform research in the related areas of highway transportation. Expansion of these capabilities to conduct beneficial research for various clients is directly related to this goal. In an effort to support the expansion and the Transportation Centers goal, KTC is currently seeking an Engineering Associate II.
The Engineering Associate II will provide project management and development support to the centers current projects, but the primary focus will be on the expansion of future research projects. This role will develop research subjects and manage research studies while preparing proposals to obtain funding support for future research projects. Preparing data collection plans, managing data collection procedures and analysis, and presentation of results are included in this roles responsibilities.
At the time of application, please include a cover letter, resume and a technical writing sample that highlights your writing and communication skills
Experience writing for transportation research. Experience synthesizing transportation research information. Experience with transportation related project management.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
No experience required.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience synthesizing transportation research information. Experience writing for transportation research. Experience with transportation related project management. Driver’s license preferred.
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