Transportation Planner I
OFFICE: St. Louis
EDUCATION: Masters (Preferred) or Bachelors in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, or a related field.
EXPERIENCE: · Entry-level or up to 3 Years of urban or transportation planning experience with architecture/engineering/planning consulting firm, metropolitan planning organization, local planning agency, state department of transportation, or other similar organization. (Masters degree equivalent to two years of experience and Doctor’s degree equivalent to four years of experience.)
· Types of projects previously participated in may include comprehensive plans, long-range transportation plans, geographic information systems, travel demand models, corridor location/feasibility studies, environmental studies, transit studies, pedestrian & bicycle studies, traffic impact analysis, economic analysis, and public/agency involvement.
Lochmueller Group currently has an opening for a Transportation Planner I in the St. Louis, MO region. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing firm that’s involved in a variety of services including full-service survey, planning, engineering and environmental serving clients throughout the U.S.
· Assist project manager and project team with technical activities of various community and transportation planning projects.
· Responsible for the completion of assigned activities within a task of a project phase of a scope of services or work program, and on occasion may be responsible for completion of a task within a project phase.
· Communicate regularly with the project manager and project team members to ensure understanding of assignments and to coordinate the completion of activities.
· Participate in project meetings, as necessary, with multi-disciplinary project team, client, stakeholders, public, and others.
· Assist with development of reports, exhibits, documentation, materials and any other information required to document the results of the study or project.
· Participate in the collection, assimilation and analysis of the data, information and documentation for the study or project.
· Develop presentations to summarize project results.
· Utilize graphics tools to present eye-catching visuals for presentations and reports.
· Utilize geographic information systems to collect and display information.
· Utilize travel demand models to forecast future transportation volumes.
· Create travel demand model inputs including transportation network layers and traffic analysis zone layers.
· Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
· Self motivated with respect to prioritization and activity completion in an efficient and timely manner.
· Sensitive to natural and man-made environmental issues and community needs.
· Good interpersonal communications skills.
· Ability to obtain American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Certification, Professional Transportation Planner Certification, or other similar registration.
· Valid driver’s license.