Senior Transportation Planner - 48492
Portland, OR

Senior Transportation Planner - 48492

At WSP, we succeed by inspiring our teams to deliver future-focused infrastructure projects. Well-planned and efficient transportation networks are the foundation of safe, equitable mobility and economic prosperity. Through teamwork and innovative planning practices, we collaborate with our clients to find effective and sustainable strategies that improve quality of life and help meet climate goals.
As a world-wide leader of transportation consulting and planning services, we invite you to be a part of this future. Our Transportation Planning group in Portland, Oregon is looking for a full-time Senior Transportation Planner to join our team and support our diverse range of transportation planning services. Our current projects include congestion pricing, multi-modal transportation and transit planning, new mobility, and major infrastructure modernization.
Come join us and help shape the future!
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a team across departments (planning, traffic, environmental, engineering) to deliver outstanding work products and strategies for client projects.
  • Prepare draft planning documents, technical memoranda, and project-related analysis and correspondence under general direction from senior staff.
  • Oversee and conduct planning development and technical work and identify and analyze potential solutions under limited supervision.
  • Suppy support and direction for technical study, design and plan formulation.  
  • Participate in public and stakeholder engagement in a professional manner, including creating presentation material or graphics in preparation for public meetings or interactions.  
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 to 7 years of demonstrated experience in one of the following areas: multi-modal transportation planning, land use planning, transit planning and/or operations, or environmental planning.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant and/or related field of study, or equivalent work experience.
  • Working experience with ArcGIS, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with leading and delivering small tasks for planning projects.
  • 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 
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post Graduate Education (Graduate Level courses, short courses, Masters, PhD)   
  • AICP or other relevant licensure/certification 
  • Active member and hold leadership role in local professional organization   
  • Expertise in other technical softwares relevant to planning, engineering, graphic design, and data analytics (such as ArcGIS and InDesign/Illustrator)
  • Demonstrated commitment of keeping up-to-date in technical knowledge and participation in local professional practice organizations (APA, etc)
  • Experience working with public agencies

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.