Planner III - Transportation Planner - Surface Transportation
May 16, 2018
St. Paul, North Dakota
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Provide planning and program management services for KLJ projects in a timely, accurate, and cost effective manner. The primary function of this position is lead business development efforts for traffic engineering projects and studies, manage successful pursuits and lead technical staff. This position will require technical competency and a history of successfully managing a variety of transportation planning projects ranging from corridor studies to long range transportation. The applicant should also have an understanding of the environmental clearance process.
Provide professional planning, technical, and program management
Prepare site analysis, concept design, design development, and presentations
Provide direction, review, and support to the group by leading projects; assuring proper practices and techniques
Use software and equipment to prepare and revise technical drawings and plans using company established standard procedures
Provide quality control by reviewing completed work to ensure compliance with KLJ quality standards
Communicate consistently with the project manager, client and contractor
Read and interpret plans to assist with client management and effectively communicate to answer inquiries from coworkers, clients, or the public
Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
Assist with the coordination of business development and marketing strategy
Adhere to project budget and schedule
Instruct, train, and mentor group members and support staff
May serve as project manager on designated projects
Participate in and facilitate meetings with stakeholders and clients
Public involvement may include reports, graphics, presentations, and other visual material
Confer with project team members and clients to lead, prepare, and participate in project proposals and interviews
Assist with design, plans, specifications, reports, maps, schedules, estimates, data collection, and documents and agreements as needed
May plan, organize, coordinate, prioritize, and monitor client relations
A Bachelor’s Degree in planning, civil engineering, or a related field and 10+ years of experience is required.
An AICP is required.
A Master’s Degree is highly desired.
PTP or CTP Certification is preferred
Previous experience in senior level management
Experience leading public input meetings
Experience with markets, clients and projects of specific service offering
Network of existing relationships
Sound knowledge of corridor studies, long range transportation plans, transportation funding mechanisms and environmental documentation.
The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
The employee is regularly required to:
Sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, and crawl
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
Talk or hear and communicate clearly
The employee must:
Frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Hours and Travel
This position requires the individual work 40+ hours per week with 75% of the time spent in the office and 25% at client or public meetings.
All applicants must be authorized to work in the US. KLJ does not sponsor applicants for employment-based visas.
Job Closing Date: 6/11/2018
Internal Number: 17-0052
At KLJ, we love engineering, moving forward, and bringing ideas to life. Our work is more than a project, it's a long-term solution for the communities in which we live and work. We are committed to providing an exceptional experience to our customers – every project, every time. We reimagine what projects can be through innovative planning, design, and support of infrastructure projects of all shapes and sizes. Join our team and reimagine what your career can be.