Transportation Planner II
OFFICE: St. Louis
EDUCATION: Masters (Preferred) or Bachelors in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, or a related field.
EXPERIENCE: - 4-6 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 II 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.
· Responsible for the completion of assigned tasks within a project phase of a scope of services or work program, and may be responsible for completion of a project phase or entire project if assigned.
· Responsible for the management and coordination for a project for which they are the project manager.
· Assist project manager and project team with technical activities of various community and transportation planning projects.
· Communicate regularly with project team members to ensure understanding of assignments and tasks and to coordinate the completion of assignments, tasks and project phases.
· Facilitate and participate in project meetings, as necessary, with multi-disciplinary project team, client, stakeholders, public, and others.
· Responsible for the development of reports, exhibits, documentation, materials and any other information required to document the results of the study or project.
· Supervise and 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 geographic information systems to collect, display, and evaluate information.
· Utilize travel demand models to forecast future transportation volumes, including sub-area modeling and post-processing model output to generate turning movement forecasts.
· Assist with estimating trip generation, destination choice/directional distribution, mode choice, and assignment models as part of developing a regional or corridor-specific travel demand model.
· Supervise and assist with the creation of travel demand model inputs including transportation network layers and traffic analysis zone layers.
· Analyze and prepare planning elements that are part of typical planning-oriented studies.
· Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
· Self motivated with respect to prioritization and activity completion in an efficient and timely manner.
· Ability to develop innovative, well-supported solutions to complex and controversial problems.
· 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.