HNTB Transit/Rail Planner IV in Arlington, Virginia
What We're Looking For
At HNTB, you can create a career that is meaningful to you while building communities that matter to all of us. For more than a century, we have been delivering solutions for some of the largest, most complex infrastructure projects across the country. With our historic growth, it is an exciting time to join our team of employee-owners.
We're seeking a Planner IV to join our transit/rail team in the Capital Region. With minimal supervision, this individual will develops technical solutions and strategies for small-scale planning projects or for portions of larger projects. Responsible for proactively overseeing other project team members in development of solutions. May serve as a task leader or project manager on a limited basis for select small scale project. Task assignee on multiple projects.
What You’ll Do:
Leads aspects of internal and external coordination with project team members, including other discipline areas involved with the project.
Develops and maintains client meetings and interactions.
Conducts or directs research on issues, policies, and concepts pertaining to planning, and formulates recommendations.
Develops conceptual planning alternatives for urban and transportation planning projects.
Leads tasks under general direction related to the preparation and production of technical plans, studies, written reports, and environmental documents for transportation and infrastructure projects.
Responsible for significant portions of presentations and public facilitation.
Coordinates with clients, sub-consultants, and in-house personnel on a regular basis to complete assigned tasks.
Assists in directing teams for small or medium sized tasks for projects.
Mentors and provides direction on the work of less experienced staff.
Assists in the preparation of scopes of work, fee proposals and responses to RFP’s for projects.
Writes major sections of and leads production of plans, studies, reports, and environmental documents for transportation and infrastructure projects. Also coordinates and synthesizes the contributions of others.
Research data sources, gathers data, and conducts analysis of data for use in projects.
Develops planning and analysis strategies using tools such as GIS, traffic, or safety software to manipulate data, assess scenarios, and perform project analysis.
Leads planning processes and technical solutions that best meet the project needs.
Performs other duties as assigned.
What You’ll Need:
Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Engineering, or related field and 6 years related professional experience, or
Master's Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Engineering, or related field and 5 yrs of relevant experience
What You’ll Bring:
Remains aware of new software tools available and stays current with the latest industry tools.
Integrates different sources of data to provide findings and recommendations to more experienced staff to move the project forward and determine solutions. Provides direction to less experienced staff.
Develops a research plan and supervises the research and technical analysis of less experienced staff.
Leads the preparation of the report by writing portions of the report and reviewing and incorporating materials from others.
Manages a portion of the agenda by leading the discussion of an agenda item.
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Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Planning Group