Transit Systems 2019-08-30 2019-10-04

Transportation Planner

Company: Olsson View more listings
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 115898

Company Description
We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Job Description
As a Transportation Planner in our Omaha, NE office, you will perform a variety of planning projects including transit plans, multimodal corridor studies, subarea studies, regional transportation plans, travel demand modeling, and policy development. You will employ performance measures to evaluate alternate action concepts, use GIS mapping and spatial analysis, and complete reports and memos pertaining to your projects. The ideal candidate will be comfortable communicating and interacting with clients and presenting to groups of all sizes.


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others, yet having the ability to work independently when necessary

  • Having ownership in the work you do

  • Using your talents to positively affect communities

You bring to the team:
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in transportation planning, urban planning, civil engineering or related field

  • Minimum of 1-6 years of related professional experience

  • Desire to attain AICP certification or P.E. licensure

  • Familiarity with geography, land use and transportation issues

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Proven technical writing ability

  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities

  • Proficiency in several computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets and database software.

  • ArcGIS

Additional Information
Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll:
  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities

  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match

  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles

  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance

  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements

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