Transportation Planner

Stantec Inc. Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 weeks ago

We create the connections that get people and goods movingwhether by car, bus, train, plane, or their own two feet. Working within the context of the communities we serve, we provide planning, engineering, and infrastructure management services that fit the needs of our clients and improve the overall transportation experience. Join our team and help us keep communities connected.

Your Opportunity

Imagine being part of a dynamic team that designs innovative solutions for our diverse set of clients. Our Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning group provides comprehensive planning, design, and engineering services. As an experienced transportation planner, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of planning and design projects as a team member working under general supervision of a more senior planner or engineer. Provides immediate supervision and guidance to a unit or group of employees, assigning tasks, checking work at frequent intervals for accuracy and completeness, and maintaining schedules. The ideal candidate has the ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgement, creativity, and innovation including effective coordination of internal and external constituents, demonstrated experience on various planning and engineering projects, effective meeting facilitation skills and strong knowledge of regulatory requirements.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating the technical aspects of assigned projects

  • Conducts environmental and transportation planning analyses

  • Obtains traffic, GIS and land use data, prepares technical reports, performs calculations, and conducts various transportation studies

  • Coordinates with clients, regulatory/resource agencies, and local governments. This includes meeting facilitation

  • Provides quality assurance and quality control for all final products to ensure technical accurateness and regulatory compliance

  • Assists in coordinating with clients/consultants in resolving technical project issues, presenting reports and designs, and providing service to meet client's goals

  • Performs due diligence and research on projects as required to provide the background information to start a new project

  • Assists with the preparation of proposals, project reporting and other marketing endeavors

  • Works within defined project scopes, budgets and schedules. This includes financial project oversight (i.e., invoicing, project Work Plans, and Accounts Receivable)

  • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgment, creativity, and innovation

  • Experience working on engineering and planning projects

  • Strong knowledge of State and municipal legal requirements, and design/planning procedures in relevant jurisdictions

  • Good technical writing skills; capable of creating reports, letters and specifications as well as oral communication

  • Takes initiative on tasks and in coordinating with other members of the team

  • Knowledge and experience using GIS

  • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office Suite

  • Experience with 3-D Modeling and graphic presentation preferred

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Planning, Engineering, Environmental or related field

  • American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification and/or P.E. strongly desired

  • Minimum of 5-6 years of experience performing analysis, consulting, and providing recommendations for various types of clients

Typical office environment working with computers. Some travel may be required to meet with reviewing agencies or clients and to attend meetings or proposal interviews. May occasionally visit study areas, construction sites and/or be exposed to outside elements and inclement weather conditions.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.


Job: Transportation Planner

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Richardson

Other Locations: United States-Texas-Houston, United States-Texas-Austin

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 190000D7

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Transportation Planner

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