Transportation Analyst

Areas of Focus

Design, Operations, Planning.

This position will work closely with senior team members on a variety of transportation engineering, planning, operations, and ITS projects. You will develop skills in transportation engineering and planning by gaining experience in:

Transportation operations and safety analyses

The design of traffic signals, roadway signing/striping, and ITS elements

Performing other quality, technical, and analytical tasks

Parking management, analysis, and planning work

Responsibilities include preparing thorough transportation studies, area conceptual planning, traffic management plans, design services for traffic signals, roundabouts, roadway/area lighting, signing, striping, temporary traffic control, traffic signal communications, pedestrian and bike facility planning and design, and intelligent transportation system (ITS) planning and design.


Bachelors of Science Degree in civil engineering or a related field in traffic engineering and transportation planning. 

EIT Certification desired, but not required.


Software and Traffic Analysis Tools: Synchro, VISSIM, Vistro, AutoCAD, AGI, Microsoft Office Suite

Bonus Skills: GIS, graphic design and experience with InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.

Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must. Experience preparing Transportation Impact Analyses and familiarity with the land-use entitlement process in Oregon and Washington is a plus. We take pride in our responsiveness to clients and our preparedness at project meetings and with public involvement.

About Us

Founded in 1983, Lancaster Engineering is Oregon’s longest-standing independent transportation engineering and planning firm, recognized as an industry leader in areas including transportation impact analyses, parking management, signal design, and transportation demand management. Our team of curious, well-rounded professionals, half of whom are women, are passionate about our work engineering the future of mobility. We specialize in providing innovative, forward-thinking transportation solutions that move people safely, efficiently, and equitably.
Our firm has a history of growing teammates’ career paths with newly hired analysts developing over time into senior leadership. We hire for the long term and provide mentorship, professional development, and support for continued education and licensure.

If you approach your work with excitement for problem solving, eagerness to find innovative solutions, have a positive attitude, and are not just curious about – but actively involved in – the future of mobility – we want to hear from you today!

Please apply by sending your cover letter and résumé in PDF format to

Compensation/Benefits Package

Competitive salary with potential year-end bonus

100% Lancaster-paid medical and dental plan

401K Plan with 3% employer contribution and potential Profit Sharing

Generous PTO, with anniversary increments

7 paid holidays, with potential for last week of year closure with pay

Collegial atmosphere with company sponsorship and active team participation in transportation-related events, training, and advocacy, such Transportation Trivia with Community Cycling Center and Oregon Walks, Wonk Night with Bike Portland, the Oregon Chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, Women’s Transportation Seminar, Young Professionals in Transportation, as well as a variety of workshops, transportation related conferences, webinars, and seminars.

Annual Holiday party and weekend spring office retreat, and activities such as happy hours, movie night, book club, and March Madness pool.

Company-owned standup paddle boards and bikes available for check-out.

A spacious workspace with private offices for quiet independent work as well as collaborative communal space.

Secure bike room and shower in our building.

Flexible work schedule.