Nelson\Nygaard – Senior Transportation Planner

Are you looking to be a part of an internationally recognized firm committed to developing transportation systems that promote vibrant, sustainable and accessible communities?

Our Nelson\Nygaard Bay Area offices are now hiring!

Nelson\Nygaard develops sustainable transportation solutions for people. Our work emphasizes creative, innovative transit, paratransit and other types of transportation planning, and community involvement, often within a wider set of goals such as economic development and reduced dependence on the private automobile. Nelson\Nygaard offers a dynamic and self-directed work environment that is fast-paced, congenial, and supportive. This is your opportunity to work with one of the most innovative groups of planners in the United States!

CHECK OUT OUR CURRENT BAY AREA OFFICE OPENINGS:

Principal Transportation Planner (Multimodal)

We are seeking an individual with at least ten years of experience and a strong interest in integrated, multimodal transportation planning as well as some background in developing sustainable strategies to improve community accessibility and mobility. In this position, the successful candidate will be expected to manage entire projects, often with the involvement and guidance of other principals. Work will include responsibility for client communication, overall task and project management, determining and managing analytical tasks, client communication, public presentation, and other skills as necessary. The successful candidate is expected to lead proposals and be responsible for overall business development targets. Providing guidance and oversight to junior staff is a must. Your projects may be located anywhere throughout North America, and thus a willingness and desire to travel is essential. You will work closely with Nelson\Nygaard’s senior and junior staff in the San Francisco and Oakland offices, as well as staff in our offices throughout the country.

Senior Transportation Planner – Associate I or II (Multimodal)

We are seeking an individual with at least seven years of experience and a strong interest in integrated, multimodal transportation planning as well as some background in developing sustainable strategies to improve community accessibility and mobility. The ideal candidate should have a broad range of transportation and urban planning experience, preferably with a focus on multimodal planning and design. Successful applicants will be expected to:

  • Creatively solve multimodal transportation problems
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal skills
  • Possess proven experience in managing projects within budget
  • Work successfully with clients, members of the public, and project teams
  • Outline and prepare successful proposals and reports
  • Analyze a wide range of transportation data and manage the completion of technical analyses, feasibility studies, and other transportation reports
  • Prepare and give effective presentations
  • Participate in firm-wide strategic planning activities to ensure that we continue to build on our mission and core values
  • Mentor and train junior staff
  • Organize and supervise data collection activities in the office and the field

For more details on the requirements of these positions, please visit our careers site. To apply online, click here— select the job of interest, scroll to the bottom of the page and select the ‘Apply Online’ link. Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and work samples (no larger than 4MB). No phone calls, please.

Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity affirmative action employer