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Senior Transportation Planner

Company: Michael Baker International
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Michael Baker International is a leading provider of engineering, development, intelligence and technology solutions with global reach and mobility. The firm offers a comprehensive range of innovative services and solutions in support of federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of private development and commercial clients. Michael Baker International's focus is on the safety and security of people across the world through planning and engineering improvements to infrastructure and the environment, and through protection of our quality of life and freedom in support of national and international security. With more than $1 billion in annual revenue, Michael Baker International has more than 5,000 employees in over 80 offices located across the U.S. and internationally, and is ranked as the 26th largest design firm in the U.S. by Engineering News Record (ENR). Michael Baker International's Mission is to make a difference by providing innovative solutions to sustain the future and further the safety, security and quality of life for people across the globe by providing the highest level of expertise, unmatched quality and effective project teams for a diverse range of projects and clients.Michael Baker International offers excellent benefit packages that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Additional Paid Time Off, Flex-Time, 401-K Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and Employee Credit Union. To learn more, please visit us on the web at . Michael Baker International is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/Disability/Veteran/e-Verify EmployerTRANSPORTATION PRACTICE Consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top 20 transportation firm, Michael Baker International offers clients an integrated team of professionals versed in all aspects of transportation planning, design, permitting, and construction management and inspection. In addition, Michael Baker International is a recognized leader in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining a safe and efficient transportation infrastructure. DESCRIPTION Michael Baker International is seeking a Transportation Planner (Technical Manager I) to join our Carlsbad and San Diego California team. The ideal candidate will be driven, intellectually curious, committed to excellence, and demonstrate a desire to make a difference in the communities we serve. The Transportation Planner will support planners, traffic engineers, and project managers with active transportation planning activities, including data collection, analysis, reporting and presentations. The successful candidate will possess the following characteristics:

  • Knowledge of planning disciplines, such as active transportation planning, policy analysis, emerging mobility and transit planning
  • Ability to conduct research and prepare statistical planning reports
  • Collect and compile a variety of quantitative and qualitative data to prepare reports and maps
  • Conduct field evaluations and assessments
  • Research requirements and standards
  • Develop reports under the direction of the project manager
  • Reviews and evaluates transportation construction plans or studies in regard to bike/pedestrian and multimodal accommodations
  • Participates in the development of Long-Range Planning efforts, studies, including major investments studies, environmental assessments, preliminary engineering studies, and other related activities.
  • Develops and reviews conceptual project/plan design, project definition/criteria, scheduling, conceptual cost, and scope of services for long range planning efforts, including development and review of project options and recommendations base upon input of major stakeholders and the community input.
  • Works with major institutional stakeholders, business and community leaders, and neighborhoods to advance planning studies working to achieve consensus for recommendations that are cost-effective
  • Develops and recommends innovative solutions for transportation strategies and programs
  • Ensures that all planning activities comply with appropriate Federal and local regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Performs technical reviews of projects and prepares reports, analysis, and correspondence
  • Participates in presentations, formal and informal to Boards, staff, consultants, governmental agencies, and public
  • Understanding client needs and creating valuable partnerships
  • Identifying future projects to generate new workload
  • Lead proposal writing efforts
  • Manage, supervise, and mentor team of transportation planners
  • Oversee deliverable quality to maintain excellent product standards PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or related discipline
    • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in transportation planning projects, VMT, transportation study and active transportation experience preferred
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills for preparing and presenting planning reports and projects
    • Working knowledge of planning software programs, including Microsoft Office applications, Internet applications, and may include GIS mapping
    • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work independently as well as in multidisciplinary teams
    • Ability to accommodate occasional travel COMPENSATION The salary range for this position is $103,000-$154,000. This will be dependent on the experience and expertise of the incoming candidate. This role is also eligible for a discretionary bonus based upon corporate and individual performance BENEFITSWe offer a comprehensive benefits package including:
      • Medical, dental, vision insurance
      • 401K Retirement Plan
      • Health Savings Account (HSA)
      • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
      • Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability
      • Professional and personal development
      • Generous paid time off Workplace Flexibility: Whether you want to work in the office, at home, or in a hybrid model, we accommodate a variety of preferences. We recognize our employees face many factors when it comes to selecting the best work location, and we are passionate about providing options and flexibility. A minimum of one day a week in the San Diego office is expected for local staff.

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