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Senior Transportation Planner

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TKDA
Place
Saint Paul, MN
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Added: May 8, 2024
Our employee-owned and integrated team of multi-discipline design and engineering professionals is growing and looking to add the talents of an experienced transportation planning professional to our team.

As a senior member of our team, you will lead projects, mentor less experienced planners, and collaborate with expert professionals on a variety of small to large-scale projects. We offer an energizing work environment where our focus is to further advance and diversify our planning and community engagement services.

You will become engaged in all aspects of the planning and design process, including community / stakeholder engagement, planning documentation, and program management through to construction administration. Responsibilities include:

  • Develop schematic designs, corridor studies, and transportation plans
  • Lead all aspects of project management (planning, coordinating, and monitoring) for assigned projects
  • Market and showcasing planning services and capabilities to current and prospective clients; contribute to establishing and cultivating relationships within the planning community to create opportunities to partner on larger projects
  • Engage with a diverse audience of stakeholders and community groups through meetings, workshops, and open houses
  • Manage online engagement forums and focus groups
  • Develop communication and marketing materials and other graphics for a diverse group of clients


Flexible / hybrid work arrangements (3 days in office / 2 days remote per week)

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree transportation planning, urban planning, civil engineering, landscape architecture or a related field
  • 10 or more years of relevant transportation planning experience
  • 2 years or more of prior project management experience (i.e. designing and implementing complex projects or initiatives from beginning to completion.)
  • Demonstrated presentation skills
  • Ability to apply effective written and verbal communication skills when preparing technical reports and documentation, participating in project team meetings, and interacting with community members and clients; ability to scale and present technical information to small and large audiences
  • Experience juggling tasks between varying phases of multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and in coordination with other disciplines
  • Experience facilitating public engagement sessions using a variety of methods for a range of audiences
  • Knowledge of planning principles applied to zoning matters
  • Proficiency with graphics and illustrations, a working knowledge of the Adobe Suite
  • Possession of a valid Driver’s License with a driving record that is in compliance with company requirements.
  • Ability to travel throughout the Twin Cities metro to attend project meetings, conduct on-site assessments, and facilitate community engagement meetings/events; ability/flexibility to attend occasional evening and/or weekend meetings and travel overnight


Advantageous Qualifications

  • AICP certification
  • In-depth understanding of data management and ArcGIS
  • Prior experience preparing and submitting funding solicitation applications
  • Prior experience developing conceptual project graphics
  • Prior experience contributing to the preparation of proposals, contract documentation, fee estimates, budgets, and schedules
  • Working knowledge of online mapping software
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