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At Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP, we are "People Focused and Project Driven". We have been in business for more than 105 years and we are known for our quality work and quality employees. This is your chance to join our team - help us to design the infrastructure and buildings that improve the world!

Whitman Requardt and Associates, LLP (WRA) is seeking a talented and motivated... Transportation Planner to work with our team of planners and engineers to transit projects. This is an outstanding opportunity for a hands-on, multi-modal planner to creatively develop transit and transportation strategies, studies, and designs incorporating Transportation Demand Management (TDM) services to encourage transit use with an emphasis on micro-transit.

The right candidate will be a highly motivated planner who demonstrates an interest in sustainable transportation and possesses a background in planning and implementing micro-transit services and other successful TDM approaches. They must have a strong background in providing exceptional client service and the ability to manage multiple projects leveraging strong analytical and communications skills. They will have demonstrated performance in conducting complex operations planning work, including evaluating and making recommendations on technical aspects of transit and operations planning and/or capital programming. This role requires successful stakeholder engagement and relationship management across a diverse constituency.

Key Responsibilities Include:
• Serving as the TDM subject matter expert for the larger team, providing strategic guidance and review on a variety of aspects of TDM practices including micro-transit and micro-mobility.
• Serving as part of project teams with multiple project managers focused on a variety of project types for transit and multi-modal transportation studies and providing technical input on projects.
• Participating in a variety of transportation infrastructure studies based on prior experience that could include transit development plans, transit service operating plans, equity analysis, transportation/transit corridor studies, BRT, TDM, micro-transit and micro-mobility.
• Performing data analysis and reporting; mapping, graphics, and visualization planning work.
• Assisting in project implementation at all levels by working collaboratively with the client, public agencies, and the general public to garner support for the project, build consensus and identify potential funding.
• Assisting in the development of policy positions, advocacy strategies, and presentation materials.
• Serving as task lead on transportation and/or transit projects, including feasibility studies, alternatives analysis, environmental analysis, operations planning, and other project development studies.
• Assisting with planning, implementing, and evaluating existing and new and improved mobility services, including fixed route bus service, demand response transit, and shared micro-mobility service, and ensuring the coordination among the various service types.
• Providing general planning support, including data collection, research, and documentation.
• Attending and contributing to client, stakeholder, and public engagement meetings.

Desired Knowledge/Skills:
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Geographic Information System (GIS), and Adobe Programs.
• Knowledge of transit planning and city and state transportation project development, planning, and funding processes.
• Extensive knowledge of the TDM, including micro-transit and micro-mobility.
• Excellent analytical, presentation, communication, written, and organizational skills.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Patience and flexibility to meet demands of a changing environment.
• A data-driven analytical approach and a qualitative people-centered approach to planning.
• A desire to stay on the cutting edge in a rapidly changing field and an interest in helping to identify innovative strategies to improve mobility.

Requirements:
• Bachelor's degree in Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, Environmental Planning, or a related field.
• American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) or equivalent certification.
• Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in TDM with an emphasis on micro-transit implementation.
• Minimum of 3 years' experience in transportation and or transit planning with a demonstrated understanding of the transportation planning process, transit operations concepts, and methods.

Benefits:

WRA recognizes that employees play an important role in its success. Our commitment to full-time employees is reflected in the comprehensive benefits package we offer:
• Flexible work schedule options
• Competitive salary
• Leave accrual and paid holidays
• Healthcare benefits
• Group Life Insurance, as well as additional optional life Insurance, short and long term disability insurance
• Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement
• 401(k) Retirement Plan
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Employee Assistance Program
• Parental and maternity leave benefits

WRA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future. WRA will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work visa status for this opportunity. (no sponsorship is available for H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, E-3, H-1B1, F-1, J-1, OPT, CPT or any other employment-based visa)
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Position #1918
Dunn Loring VA USA

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