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Sr. Transportation Planner

  • Job reference: NA-002926
  • Sector: Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: Tampa
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team in Tampa, FL as a Sr. Transportation Planner.


Serves as Project Manager for Planning Development and Environment (PD&E) Studies as a consultant to the Florida Department of Transportation for the Tampa Bay Next Program. Applies engineering knowledge to planning concepts, designs and reports. Coordinates NEPA approval with Central Office’s Office of Environmental Management through the use of SWEPT.

  • Carries out complex or novel assignments requiring diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments. 
  • Work requires the use of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices. Coordinates and reviews activities related to contract scope of services development, staff hour estimates, staff hour negotiations, and contract execution by coordinating with the Professional Services Unit. 
  • Oversees and maintains schedule, scope and budget. 
  • Reviews and coordinates invoice approvals. 
  • Coordinates schedules for report submittals, Public Hearings and public involvement activities. 
  • Reviews plans, exhibits and presentations for coordination with stakeholders. 
  • Advises and assists with geometric design, typical section, traffic analysis, right-of-way requirements, identification of design variations and exceptions, cost estimating, and general engineering analysis. 
  • Reviews planning reports for consistency and accuracy, including Preliminary Engineering Report, Type II CE, Type I CE, Reevaluations, and technical reports. 
  • Coordinates report reviews in ERC and final approvals through SWEPT.

  • 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 seven years’ experience since Bachelor's or six years since Master's. Typical incumbent has 8-10 years' experience.

  • Proven technical writing and communication skills. 
  • Incumbent may be eligible for project management training. 
  • Knowledge of roadway design, traffic engineering, Project Management and public involvement activities for PD&E Studies. 
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, organize, and direct engineering program activities. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

  • AICP Certification Desired.

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.

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