Part Time Field Data Collector - Los Angeles Job

Req ID: 11341





TranSystems was recently awarded a significant contract by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to assess and evaluate bus stop usability throughout Los Angeles County. The project involves conditions analysis of some 25,000 bus stops over an 18-month project period. Successful candidates will be engaged in a challenging and progressive work for a respected firm on the project for up to 18 months involving data collection. Candidates must be able and willing to work cooperatively with project team members in a high-energy environment that encourages self-initiative and must possess strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. This person should also possess a flexible working style and willingness to modify personal schedules when required to meet deadlines and client needs .This is a part-time position and no sponsorship will be provided for this project.

NOTE: The position will involve field visits to Metro bus stops and transit facilities, some of which include industrial processing facilities and other heavy industrial activities, or sites that are under construction. Appropriate safety training and equipment will be provided for the work at project sites.


This position will be a maximum of 28 hours per week (Monday-Thursday).  The anticipated work hours are from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm.


Basic Qualifications:

• Proficiency working with Windows 7/10 environment.

• Ability to walk between bus locations

• Ability to frequently bend and stoop to take measurements

• Reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications:

• Currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate school or technical institution working toward, or recently graduated.

• Previous work experience/internship in transportation related environment and basic understanding of transportation development in the Los Angeles region


General Duties & Responsibilities

Include the following (other duties may be assigned):

• Working with custom Collection software

• Field observation, surveying, and data collection

• Use of survey/data collection equipment




Travel requirements:  Up to 10%

TranSystems Corporation - Transportation Infrastructure and Facilities - that's our focus. From infrastructure and facility design to computer simulation and economic impact analysis to finding alternative financing solutions for transportation projects - we do it. Our transportation specialists, located in offices across the nation, are unparalleled in the knowledge of the movement of freight and people, and unmatched in technical and managerial services. We provide full-scale professional services to both public and private sector transportation clients. Plans, designs and directs components of freight railroad; passenger rail and transit; states and municipalities; airports and air carriers; manufacturers and distributors; ports and maritime; trucking and automotive; energy and communication; and federal government projects.

TranSystems is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, protected Veteran status or any other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

Full time
Los Angeles, California 90001, US