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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Transit Planner (ID# 45754) in Orlando, Florida

Transit Planner (ID# 45754) Orlando, FL

Category: Planning

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 3 Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

WSP is excited to be offering positions with our Transit and Rail, Bus Rapid Transit Team, which specializes in the planning and design of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) projects across the nation. Collaborate with and become among the nation’s best in the delivery and management of Bus Rapid Transit projects, helping create solutions that meet our clients’ objectives and solve their challenges. Become immediately involved on some of the biggest and most exciting BRT projects currently underway in our nation’s biggest transit project markets.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

Be involved in multimodal transportation projects with our Transit and Rail Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Our Orlando, FL office is seeking Transit Planner/Engineer to support the Transit & Rail group. This position reports to the supervising planner of the Bus Rapid Transit Team, within WSP’s Transit & Rail Technical Excellence Center. This candidate should be enthusiastic and self-motivated and will be responsible for technical multi-modal work with an emphasis on public transit projects including project development, design, public involvement, operating scenarios, bus operations and geographic analysis. The major projects include various multimodal planning and design activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research and analysis

  • Report writing for alternatives analysis, NEPA documents and various studies

  • CADD drafting

  • Sketchup graphics

  • GIS analysis

  • Developing presentation materials

  • Public outreach including mailing lists, presentations, and outreach materials

Job Requirements

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:

  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience

  • Must possess an interest in multimodal related projects and systems such as Bus Rapid Transit, Automated Vehicles, complete streets, Transit Oriented Development, systems planning, etc.

  • Completed a B.S. or Masters in Urban Planning, Civil or Architectural Engineering or related degree from an accredited program

  • Proficient in Arcview/GIS software

  • Proficiency with MS Office software

  • Familiarity with Adobe Suite software a plus

  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with clients and team members

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AICP or EI certification a plus

About WSP USA

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.www.wsp.com/usa

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 Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status

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