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HNTB Transportation Planner in Madison, Wisconsin

What We're Looking For

HNTB is seeking highly motivated and talented individuals to join our growing planning practice in Wisconsin.

We are looking for an experienced transportation planner with the ability to lead and manage tasks.

Responsible for managing assigned tasks throughout their full lifecycle. This position proactively manages the budget, schedule, technical requirements, contractual obligations, and client communications in support of transportation planning studies.

The ideal candidate is someone who wants to make positive change to the way people move throughout our communities and shall have experience in managing tasks as part of a multidisciplinary team. They must be well-versed in the methods related to transportation planning as well as the technical aspects of conceptual design.

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.

What You’ll Do:

  • Leads aspects of internal and external coordination with project team members, including other discipline areas involved with the project.

  • Leads client meetings, participates in 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 with minimal direction related to the preparation and production of technical plans, studies, written reports, and environmental documents for transportation and infrastructure projects.

  • Leads public and stakeholder engagement and presents information to the community.

  • Leads coordination with clients, sub-consultants, and in-house personnel on a regular basis to complete assigned tasks.

  • Mentors and provides direction on the work of less experienced staff.

  • Coordinates 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.

  • Provides work direction and leads Planners and support staff on assigned projects.

  • 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 8 years related professional experience, or

  • Master's Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, Engineering or related field and 7 yrs of relevant experience

What You’ll Bring:

  • Work on transformative transportation projects, including multimodal, transit, rail and roadways

  • Draws conclusions and makes recommendations to the client to move the project forward and determine direction. Provides direction to less experienced staff.

  • Oversees implementation of the research plan by less experienced staff. Applies evaluation methodologies to interpret conclusions and makes recommendations.

  • Responds to client questions and leads the comment resolution process. Leads the preparation of the report.

  • Manages client meetings and oversees preparation of meeting materials with support.

  • Supports the development of less experienced staff

What We Prefer:

  • Master's degree in Urban Planning or related field.

  • Professional Engineer (PE), American Institute of Certified Planner (AICP), Professional Transportation Planner (PTP), Certified Environmental Professional (CEP), Envision, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP)

  • 10 years of related professional experience

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Job Type: Regular

Full/Part Time: Full time

Job Category: Planning Group

ReqID: R-16934