Transportation Planner


Pay Range: $50-$60k 

HDR is seeking a Transportation Planner to support our Ohio transit team. In the role of Transportation Planner, we'll count on you to:

• Demonstrate public participation and planning experience

• Collect, assimilate and manage project-related data

• Create technical reports, presentations, and other materials to document planning study findings

• Assist in preparation and participation of public information meetings

• Plan and monitor aspects of multidiscipline transportation planning and transit projects

• Assist in completion of required studies, documents and reports

• Participate in planning work sessions in conjunction with appropriate technical professionals and other disciplines

• Coordinate workload to complete deliverables on schedule

· Support a variety of transportation planning projects including complete streets, bicycle planning, transit planning, long range planning, community planning, or concept development.

· Participate in corridor studies associated with FTA CIG projects

· Create technical reports, presentations, and other materials for stakeholders and clients to document planning study and concept design findings

Work to be expected includes:

Transit plans

Local, regional and statewide multimodal transportation plans

Transit oriented development

Corridor studies

Short and Long Range Transit and Transportation Plans

Transportation planning reports

Transit studies for multiple modes

Bicycle and pedestrian studies

Community engagement

Assist in projects relating to emerging transportation technologies

Perform other duties as needed

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Planning or a related field

• 2 years of relevant transportation planning experience

• Possess excellent analytical and communication skills

• Understanding of transportation and transit planning principles

• Positive attitude and ability to work independently or as part of a team

• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks

• Demonstrated presentation skills

• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Geographic Information Systems, and Adobe InDesign

• Possess excellent writing skills

• An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

• Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail and quality

Preferred Qualifications

• American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)

• Master’s degree preferred

• Transit, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Planning Experience

• Experience coordinating with transit agencies, municipalities, state, and federal government organizations with relevance to transportation and transit in Ohio


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

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