WSP – Early Career Transportation Planner

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Job Description

This Opportunity

WSP is currently hiring for an Early Careers Transportation Planner in our Philadelphia, PA office. WSP’s local planning team guides our local and regional clients through solving complex infrastructure challenges by providing a unique combination of planning and engineering principles, technology, and strategic consulting skills. Come join us and help shape the future!

Tasks for the transportation planner may include providing support under general supervision with the preparation of segments of general plans, specific/master plans, public involvement, and data analysis for a variety of client projects relating to transportation demand management, mobility planning, multimodal access, surface transportation, and funding. The candidate should be able to generate accurate and concise documentation, ensuring that responsibilities are delivered and adhered to with a level of quality that meets or exceeds acceptable industry standards. This is a full-time, hybrid position.

Your Impact

  • Under general supervision, assist with collecting, identifying, and compiling observational, spatial, operations, and environmental data from multiple matrices for projects, research, and surveys.
  • Under direct supervision, assist with preparing general plans, specific/master plans, and other deliverables for assigned projects, with a particular emphasis on transportation and multimodal accommodation.
  • Maintain quality control standards and procedures for accurate and precise measurements, demographics, patterns and trends, statistical analysis, and reporting.
  • Assist with performing basic professional transportation planning work to gain further information on a particular problem or issue, verify site characteristics, and/or to assist with planning for future needs affecting equitable development, construction, transportation demand management, mobility planning, and multimodal access.
  • Prepare data and visualizations such as tables, charts, accurate reports, models, infographics, and 3D illustrations for the interpretation or presentation of data, findings, or analyses.
  • Generate complete, accurate, and concise documentation of technical memos, meeting minutes, transmittals, presentations, and other written materials.
  • Utilize the latest technologies and techniques in performing studies and analysis of project areas, sites, and any associated physical, urban, economic, population, community, and political sensitivities.
  • Complete training on assigned tasks.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, Environmental Planning, or a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Analytical skills and familiarity with research techniques, local/regional geography, transportation networks, systems, and modalities
  • Capable interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to a technical and non-technical audience
  • Capable self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities in a dynamic work environment
  • Ability to work independently under general supervision, as well as part of a team to meet business objectives
  • Familiarity with discipline-specific software (i.e., CAD, ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up)
  • Basic proficiency with business writing, office automation and communication software, technology, and tools
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
  • Ability to work schedules conducive to project-specific requirements that may extend beyond the typical work week
  • Occasional travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in planning or related field
  • Prior internship related to transportation planning
  • A member of and/or actively participate in local professional organizations#LI-MC4
Job Info
  • Job Identification55052
  • Locations 1700 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103, US
  • Posting Date03/20/2024, 04:36 PM

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