Transdev Transportation Planner ll in New Orleans, Louisiana
The Planning Department at the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority is seeking a Transportation Planner ll. This individual will play a pivotal role on the team by serving as project manager and deputy project manager on high profile projects. In addition, this individual will collaborate with other departments in the organization in order to identify solutions to internal and external challenges.
Serve as Project Manager and/or Deputy Project Manager for assigned projects and studies, overseeing the work effort.
Assist in the management of consultants and contractors
Monitor, review, and contribute to the maintenance and updating of transit elements of the regional short and long range transportation plan.
Coordinate with local and regional planning partners and stakeholders
Manage tasks and resources, identify challenges and solutions
Prepare documents and reports for internal and external purposes
Other duties as required.
Education, Licensing, and Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree or greater in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, Engineering or education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with coursework in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, or a combination of experience and training to the equivalent.
AICP and/or PE required
- A minimum of ten years of experience in transit or urban planning, or related fields.
Skills and Knowledge Required:
Ability to work independently without supervision.
Ability to interact effectively with management, staff, and others outside the agency.
Knowledge of software applications for producing reports.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Strong technical writing skills
Strong verbal communication skills, including presentation, facilitation, and listening skills
Skills and Knowledge Preferred:
Transit planning and service planning
Familiarity with federal regulations pertaining to public transportation
Familiarity with project development process, including the NEPA process
Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Must submit to drug testing, physical examination, and a criminal background check
100% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities
Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.
The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Drug free workplace
If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check
Requisition ID 2017-6497
Job Locations US-LA-New Orleans
Posted Date 5/19/2017
Position Category Other
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Company/Division Transdev Services