Associate, Transportation

Associate, Transportation
Across Canada 

30 Forensic Engineering is one of Canada’s largest and most respected multi-disciplinary forensic firms. Our core team of 70 professional investigators, engineering technicians and support staff is enhanced through relationships with some of the top scientists, standard-makers and specialized consultants in North America. We serve a wide variety of industries including: Insurance, Manufacturing, Legal, Construction, Health Care, Commercial and Residential Property, Financial, Government, Hospitality, Mining, Renewable Energy and Transportation.

Our Mission:

We are problem solvers. Together, our passionate and diverse professionals are relentless in their pursuit of the truth. We bring clarity to complex scientific problems to help our clients make decisions with confidence.  

We are seeking individuals who are eager to join our dynamic and expanding team of professionals, and who are enthusiastic about contributing their unique skills, knowledge, and abilities to our diverse organization. If you are interested in being a part of our exciting and collaborative company as we expand nationwide, then we encourage you to apply.


The Associate will be an integral part of the Transportation team; working under the Practice Lead to consult with clients, perform examinations, complete documentation reviews, and conduct various safety, planning and engineering analyses, including the assessment of winter maintenance processes and anti-icing/de-icing treatment chemicals. The Associate will be responsible for preparing engineering reports and communicating findings in a clear, concise, efficient and professional manner.

Job Summary:

The Transportation Engineer, Associate will report directly to the Practice Lead, Transportation, collaborating with other subject matter experts to consult with clients, perform examinations, testing, and analysis, and prepare technical reports and findings in a clear, concise, efficient, and professional manner. The key areas of focus will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist senior staff in the management, maintenance and growth of our transportation safety, engineering and planning market across Canada.
  • Perform in-depth safety investigations for post-collisions/incidents with a proactive safety or vision zero approach for the potential improvement of existing or future facilities.
  • Perform planning, operational, maintenance and design investigations for various transportation projects.
  • Assist senior staff with transportation planning projects, including writing technical memos or reports, participating in public engagement sessions, coordinating and tracking, and achieving project milestones.
  • Perform site examinations for collision/incident investigations.
  • Oversee and assist in the preparation of technical drawings and simulations, including field measurements, sketches, technical calculations and other data.
  • Prepare technical memos, reports, assessment summaries and presentations based on sound investigations and analysis.
  • Assist senior staff with the management of projects according to client-approved scopes of work and deliver high-quality reports on time and within budget.
  • Effectively communicate investigation and analysis findings to colleagues and others.
  • Develop an understanding of the core values of the firm and a familiarization with the strategic plan.
  • Review plans and specifications to determine whether they meet relevant transportation regulations, guidelines, standards, policies and practices.
  • Work toward technical independence, with a goal of providing expert testimony in court.
  • Participate in the development and growth of our existing client base.


  • Should hold, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering with an emphasis in transportation engineering (postgraduate degree is preferred).
  • Have a minimum of 2 to 4 years of experience (or a post-graduate degree) working in a transportation engineering environment, preferably in transportation safety, engineering and planning and in a consulting environment in Canada or outside of Canada.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of prevailing transportation guidelines, standards and regulations including, but not limited to, the Ontario Traffic Manuals, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Geometric Design Guide for Canadian Roads, HTA and other TAC and Ministry of Transportation publications.
  • Currently registered or eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in province of residence or elsewhere in Canada.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of road safety programs including, but not limited to, network screening, safety reviews or audits and collision modification factors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of roadway design, maintenance, operations, transportation planning process or policy development.
  • Knowledge of roadway operations, regular maintenance and winter maintenance, including policies, standards, best practices and treatment materials will be considered an asset.
  • Experience in the legal or litigation field would be an asset.
  • Excellent technical writing skills are a must.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients.
  • Strong presentation skills are an asset.
  • Have a working knowledge of current transportation engineering software, including SynchroTM.

Competencies and Attributes:

  • Project management skills;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask;
  • Self-motivated and ability to self-manage;
  • Capacity for fast learning;
  • Capability to work independently and in a team;
  • Ability to communicate effectively – both orally and written;
  • Proficient in learning new computer applications;
  • Thorough and results-oriented;
  • Excellent teamwork skills; and,
  • Flexibility.

How We Work:

Our corporate philosophy is based on providing an unparalleled combination of technical excellence, powerful reporting and professional service. That, combined with our commitment to ethical practice, has quickly established us as the preeminent forensic firm in Canada servicing the legal and insurance industries.  The firm is progressive in its management practices and is committed to implement systems and protocols that will support ongoing growth.

30 Forensic Engineering is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an accessible recruitment process. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of gender identity or expression, race, ethnic origin, creed, place of origin, age, sex, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and any other category protected by law. Upon request we will provide accommodation for applicants with disabilities.

We believe in diversity and inclusivity and that is why our interview process is designed for a positive candidate experience and to ensure every candidate is evaluated equally. All applications will be reviewed from our Talent Team and the successful candidate(s) will go through the following recruitment process:

  1. Recruiter Phone Interview
  2. Hiring Manager(s) Interview
  3. Team Interview

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply through our internal applicant tracking system link:

Vancouver, BC
Calgary, AB 
Ottawa, ON
Toronto, ON

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those qualified for the position will be contacted.