Transportation Planner

Atlanta, Georgia
02 Nov 2016
07 Dec 2016
BI 00013Y
Contract Type
Full Time
The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. is seeking a Transportation Planner for our Atlanta, GA office. This opportunity will work on transportation planning projects, such as, long range plan, countywide multi-modal transportation plans, corridor studies, transportation funding and transportation policy. The position will also be responsible for writing documents, preparing maps, conducting data analytics, research and light graphic design. Must be willing to work independently when conditions are appropriate or with limited supervision. Ideal candidates should possess organizational skills, and report writing experience. Experience with community engagement is a plus.

• Multimodal planning focus with some combination of active transportation planning experience, transit planning experience, freight planning experience, and/or roadway planning experience
• Willingness to research and figure out complicated tasks
• Ability to work independently and proactively identify work assignments
• Demonstrated communication skills
• Excellent writing skills
• Understanding of guiding legislation and regulations including but not limited to: Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act

• Bachelor's degree in city and regional planning, urban policy or related field required; Masters of Science degree in city and regional planning, urban policy or related field is preferred.
• 3 - 5 year's of related experience required
• Experience working with ArcGIS, Python, Model Builder, and ArcGIS Online required
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is required
• Experience with data analytic software such as Tableau is preferred
• Ability to work with Travel Demand Model outputs is preferred
• Ability to work with big data such as AirSage, Streetlight, INRIX, HERE both temporally and geospatially is preferred

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.