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Senior Transportation Planning Engineer

  • Job reference: NA-000957
  • Sector: Planning, Transportation
  • Location: Miami
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Why not...

How will we: 

Create integrated and sustainable transportation networks
Ensure that transportation systems function successfully
Connect people and places safely and efficiently

If your interests lie in:

Transportation Engineering
Transportation Planning

We want to talk to you!

We provide the full range of services required to plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain transportation projects for public and private owners. From preparing feasibility studies to conducting preliminary and final engineering, we take projects from concept and see them through construction.

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.
Making a positive impact on the built and natural environment takes more than just skill - it takes heart. If you put your heart into everything you do, come join our team.

Atkins seeks an experienced Senior Transportation Planning Engineer to join our Planning team in our Miami, FL office.


Under general direction, provides technical expertise to diverse transportation planning projects throughout the assigned area of responsibility and/or company-wide.

On design assignments, understands how to clearly convey the design intent to engineering analysis, drawings and specifications, as may be required.

On assignments involving investigations and planning work, has a firm grasp of the fundamentals of planning processes and their application to urban, development and transportation planning.

Upholds professional ethics and standards of conduct.


Work involves planning and developing transportation projects or services, some concerned with unique or controversial problems which have an important effect on major client projects and programs.

May function as lead engineer/planner or technical consultant.

Work may involve land utilization, urban planning, corridor planning, traffic analysis, traffic planning, and transportation and transit planning projects.


Bachelor's or Master's degree in Planning or related field.

Master's or graduate level technical coursework preferred.

This level may be achieved by Planners with ten years’ experience since Bachelor's or nine years since Master's.

Typical incumbent has 12-15 years’ experience. Some public agency experience desirable.


Strong technical writing and communication skills are expected at this level, proven through technical presentations, technical papers and/or participation in technical committees.

Experience in structured marketing initiatives and proposals also highly desired.

Familiarity with transit planning, freight planning, master plans, and corridor studies.

Understanding of traffic analysis and simulation tools; familiarity with travel demand models is a plus.

May be eligible for project management training.

Ideal candidate will be a self-promoter, energetic and personable.

This position will interact directly with clients in the Miami and South Florida market and must demonstrate a hands-on, responsive client service orientation.


Florida PE required, and AICP Certification desired.


Spanish speaking would be a plus.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

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