Senior Transportation Planner

at Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson in Newark, Delaware, United States

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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,800 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT is currently ranked #51 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.
JMT is seeking a creative, highly motivated Senior Transportation Planner to support our growing transportation planning practice in Delaware. This is a unique opportunity to help deliver innovative transportation plans and solutions for public sector clients across Delaware. The successful candidate will report for work assignments to either our Newark, DE office or Dover, DE office as their main office, however JMT is flexible and supports work from home options for this position.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in active transportation planning and design and be skilled many aspects of transportation planning, project management, and business development. Candidates must be able to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplined team of planning and engineering professionals. The candidate will work on a variety of multi-modal transportation projects that combine transportation planning, urban planning, traffic engineering, and land use planning.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Contribute to and manage teams to complete multi-modal transportation planning projects including Feasibility Studies, Master Transportation Plans, Concept Studies, Corridor Plans, Complete Streets Plans, Trail Plans, Grant Applications, NEPA documents, Technical Reports, etc.
Engaging with our existing transportation clients, as well as identifying and supporting pursuits for new work and clients.
Be one of the company's key contacts with clients and ensuring overall work progress and technical performance on a variety of projects.
Lead and leverage mentorship skills to support our emerging talent to grow and develop our planning team.
Lead and develop proposals and other strategic business and marketing pursuits.
Participates in preparation of public involvement strategies and materials and participates in public/stakeholder outreach and engagement activities.
Supports and/or participates in field review and data collection activities.
Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities
Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Skills
Excellent communication, time management and technical writing skills.
Great mentorship and leadership skills.


Required Experience
Bachelor's degree in transportation planning, urban planning, regional planning, environmental planning or natural science, geography, public policy or administration, landscape architecture, engineering, economics, or other closely related field.
AICP Certification (or ability to obtain certification within the next year).
Minimum 5 years of progressive experience in a transportation planning.
Preferred Experience
Master's degree in Planning, Environmental or Natural Science, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Public Policy, Law, or a related field.
Demonstrated experience in a project management and/or in a supervisory capacity.
Previous experience working for public sector clients in Delaware on transportation planning projects.
Demonstrated engagement in professional organizations.
Working Conditions
Work is performed within a general office environment approximately 90% of the time. Office work is generally sedentary in nature but may require occasional standing and walking. Office work is performed with adequate lighting and temperature, with no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work sometimes requires availability in the evenings and on weekends to participate in public engagement activities.
Field work is required approximately 10% of the time and is conducted outdoors in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Field work will require walking and carrying field equipment over typical outdoor terrain. Some lifting (up to 25 lbs.) may be required as needed.
Job Competencies
Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
Building Relationships and Teamwork
Communication (written and verbal)
Job-Focused Learning
Planning and Organizing/Time Management
Quality Service
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Job Location

Newark, Delaware, United States

Position Type


Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Job Posting: 982898

Posted On: Jun 05, 2022

Updated On: Jul 05, 2022