Transportation Economist

High Performance Technologies, Inc. (HPTech) is an infrastructure-centered firm focusing on practice, research, policy, and technology transfer.  HPTech was established in 2003 with the primary purpose of serving the U.S. federal government at their facilities and project sites.  Our uniqueness lies in our ability to integrate physical sciences, social sciences, engineering, planning, and policy when developing and delivering infrastructure solutions.

​HPTech is currently pursuing a major federal contract and we are identifying candidates who would be interested in working with us should we be awarded the contract.  At this stage, we are looking for a  Transportation Economist who will be responsible for examining the role of behavior in transportation choices and uncovering those mechanisms, which will “nudge” drivers to making safer choices, including pay-as-you-drive insurance, finance, mode choice, congestion, and tolling.  



  • Advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in economics.

  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience as a transportation economist.

  • Experience in the use of various statistical and econometric tools for analyzing transportation safety data.

  • Excellent verbal, presentation, and writing skills.

  • Excellent team and collaborative skills.

This anticipated position, which is contingent upon the contract award to HPTech, would be based in McLean, Virginia.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

For timely consideration, submit your resumes by August 20, 2021 at:

HPTech is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.