Transportation Planner

Alhambra, CA

Posted: 03/01/2023 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -032023-16513

Job Description

Transportation Planner

Salary: $80k-$105k (Based on Experience)

Employment Type: Direct Hire

Industry: Department of Defense

Location: Alhambra, CA

Schedule: M-TH 10 hour days


  • Bachelor of Science in civil engineering/urban planning or related field (professional license desirable).
  • Three years of experience in transportation planning experience
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Project.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Solid knowledge of NEPA and CEQA regulations.
  • Previous experience of managing projects, including federally funded, in a public works setting.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule may be required.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the oversight and delivery of the concept phase for transportation projects, which includes the preparation and delivery of grant applications, coordination and scheduling of projects, as well as the timely resolution of any issues to ensure that the projects are ready for design, outreach, and construction.
  • Identify and develop project concepts including preliminary engineering work, which includes project background, objectives, scope, alternative solutions, funding deadlines, and all tasks required to deliver the project for design. This includes proposing and considering planning improvements for various projects
  • Development of scopes-of-work for future projects, grant applications, and detailed feasibility concepts/studies.
  • Gather grant data requirements for before-and-after requirements by researching existing data and/or by coordinating with other divisions and/or Departments.
  • Conduct alternative analysis in determining other solutions and impact on an area-wide, sub-area, corridor-level, or spot analysis of multimodal transportation alternatives to identify and evaluate transportation needs in Los Angeles County.
  • Interact, coordinate, and schedule meetings with other County divisions, Departments, and outside agencies to develop project concepts.
  • Be familiar with and comply with the current Public Works standards and parameters when performing services.
  • Identify potential funding stream(s), assessing funding amounts, where and when funding is sourced, and under what conditions.
  • Study and understand project background, objectives, scope, commitments, funding deadlines, and all tasks required to deliver the project for design.
  • Clearly communicate the objectives of projects so that project team members are working within the scope and meeting the schedule.
  • Form, lead, and direct the project team to keep projects on schedule.
  • Hold meetings with the project team on a regular basis to resolve issues.
  • Interact with other County divisions, Departments, and outside agencies and community stakeholders to resolve project-related issues. Inform Management of any schedule deviation and engineer's cost estimate increase.
  • Prepare project summary and status reports when requested by Management.
  • Maintain an accurate, organized, and complete file for each project.
  • Conduct community outreach, which may include interacting with the community, community-based organizations, cities, agencies, and internal divisions. Tasks include:



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