Senior Transportation Planner

Senior Transportation Planner

Career Area: Landscape Architecture / Planning

What We're Looking For:
Crafting Connected Communities

At Barge Design Solutions, our commitment to transportation planning transcends mere infrastructure - it's about prioritizing people. Whether it's pedestrians, cyclists, transit users, or motorists, our approach integrates transportation planning seamlessly with urban design, traffic engineering, civil engineering, and landscape architecture.

The Opportunity

As a Senior Transportation Planner, you'll lead our team in revolutionizing integrated, multimodal transportation systems. Your role is pivotal in ensuring the safe and efficient movement of people and goods throughout communities and public spaces. Collaborating with a diverse team of urban planners, landscape architects, traffic engineers, and civil engineers, you'll spearhead consulting services aimed at enhancing transportation networks while being sensitive to land use, market dynamics, and community preferences.

What We're Seeking

We're seeking an enterprising and innovative transportation planner with a holistic design mindset. Your expertise in multimodal transportation solutions, such as Complete Streets and Low Stress Bikeways, will be instrumental. You thrive in diverse project contexts and possess strong analytical and communication skills. Your passion for advancing context-sensitive design in transportation is evident in all your endeavors.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead multimodal transportation planning initiatives across various contexts, from statewide to neighborhood levels.
  • Drive teams in projects and public engagement activities, shaping transportation policies and practices.
  • Spearhead visionary transportation planning projects, fostering innovation and quality.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, positioning Barge as a leader in transportation planning.
  • Champion diversity, equity, and inclusion in transportation planning processes.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders at federal, state, and local levels to build lasting relationships.
  • Manage technical delivery of transportation planning projects across the Southeastern United States.
  • Mentor and guide technical specialists, fostering a culture of innovation and growth.


Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's (preferably a Master's degree) in Transportation Planning, Urban Planning or Design, Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, or a related field.
  • AICP certification is preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in multimodal transportation planning, preferably with MPOs, DOTs, or municipalities.
  • Proficiency in transportation planning software, GIS tools, and data analysis techniques.
  • Experience in graphic production using Sketchup and Adobe Creative Suite is desirable.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral.

Seize the Moment

Join us in reshaping transportation landscapes with innovation, inclusivity, and excellence. Be part of a team dedicated to creating vibrant, connected communities that prioritize the needs of all individuals. Apply now to embark on a fulfilling journey in transportation planning with Barge.

Ready to unleash your creativity and be part of something extraordinary? Submit your portfolio, resume, and a killer cover letter. Let's shape the future together!

What We Need as Part of Your Application
  • Cover Letter: Share why you're interested in this position at Barge Design Solutions.
  • Resume: Detail your education and work experience.
  • Portfolio: Examples of projects you've worked on.


Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 550+ people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s Top 500 Design Firms and Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled