Senior Transportation Planner

WSB & Associates, Inc.

Minneapolis, MN United States

Build a legacy — your legacy with WSB & Associates, Inc., named to the StarTribune's Top Workplaces in Minnesota for the sixth consecutive year and the Zweig Group Hot Firm List for the fifth consecutive year. WSB is seeking a Senior Transportation Planner for one of our Twin Cities locations.

What You Will Do: As a Senior Transportation Planner, you will lead transportation planning, environmental documentation and grant writing projects. Typical projects include: long-range transportation plans, transit plans/studies, multimodal plans and studies — with an emphasis on pedestrian and bicycle modes, corridor studies and sub-area plans, federal environmental documents and grant applications. As part of the job, you will be expected to write technical reports and memos, develop and present materials for public and agency meetings and events, correspond with internal and external clients, and coordinate with multiple agencies/organizations and the public. You will also be expected to create, track and meet project budgets and schedules.

In terms of technical skills, you will be expected to be able to apply transportation methods, planning principles, and standard industry evaluations and analyses. Typical analyses require an understanding of functional classification, roadway jurisdiction, crashes, future traffic projections/forecasts, capacity, multimodal planning and integration, station area analyses, alternatives evaluation, socio-economic data and environmental impacts.

In addition to having the technical skills necessary to lead projects, you will be required to develop and maintain relationships with clients and industry contacts for marketing and business development purposes. This will include participating in the development of proposals. Your experience level will determine the amount of independent judgment granted, the complexity of tasks performed, and direct supervision received.

What You Will Bring: The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in transportation, urban planning, civil engineering or related field from an accredited program and their AICP certification and/or a Minnesota PE license (or an ability to obtain one within 6 months). The successful candidate will have at least five years of experience in the transportation planning/environmental documentation field, possess a valid drivers license, and have a good driving record. Our preferred candidate will have a master’s degree in transportation, urban planning, civil engineering or related field from an accredited program.

Candidates — Please note that this position is listed under both "Engineering Jobs" and "Planning Jobs" on our website. You only need to apply to one of the postings.

Who We Are: WSB is a professional consulting and design firm with offices in Minnesota, North Dakota, Texas, and Colorado. WSB has over 400 staff members who provide diverse engineering, planning, environmental, and construction services to clients in the government, energy, and commercial markets. Our services also include GIS, landscape architecture, right of way, and surveying.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.


Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Transportation Planning
Salary Range