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Senior Transportation Planner

Michael Baker International
Carlsbad, CA 92008
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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.


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

  • 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
Michael Baker International, a leading provider of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management, has been solving some of the world's most complex infrastructure challenges for more than 80 years with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Based in Pittsburgh and with nearly 100 offices nationwide, we partner with clients on everything from roads, bridges, tunnels, mass transit, and airports, to water treatment plants, arctic oil pipelines, environmental restoration and specialized overseas construction. We serve as a trusted adviser to the communities we serve, making them safer, more accessible, more sustainable and more prosperous.

We provide visionary leadership in facilitating transformational change for our clients. Our work delivers differentiating innovations and dedicated experts who challenge the status quo and share a world of diverse experience and an impassioned entrepreneurial spirit. We deliver quality of life.

We Make a Difference.

Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.Michael Baker International is seeking a Transportation Planner (Technical Manager I) to join our Carlsbad and San Diego California team.

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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