Public Transportation Planner

Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
ID
2022-2488
Category
Planner
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

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About the Position

VHB is seeking a Public Transportation Planner to join our team in Orlando, FL.

 

In this position, you can expect to support transit agencies as well as health and human service organizations to maintain eligibility for federal funding to continue transportation services. You will help agencies develop competitive grant applications and help clients prioritize projects for funding.  This position entails office-related as well as fieldwork in the Central Florida area within a vibrant and expanding team.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Review of proposed project applications and transit projects to ensure compliance with state and federal mandates
  • Documenting all phases of a transit project oversight process
  • Monitoring of project milestones and progress
  • Facilitation and coordination of meetings with public partners and preparing detailed meeting notes
  • Field work inspecting federal and state-funded transportation-related assets throughout Central Florida and beyond
  • Preparing technical reports and memos in close collaboration with VHB staff
  • Drafting correspondence on behalf of the client
  • Interfacing with clients on a daily basis through virtual and/or in-person meetings
  • Potential in-house role at public sector clients’ offices
  • Assist with the preparation of technical presentations and materials to support information meetings (in-person and virtual)

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and time management
  • Intermediate to Advanced working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Teams
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems
  • Ability to read and interpret federal and state terminology
  • Ability to take on new tasks and adapt to different work assignments and personalities
  • Commitment to safety, quality, and customer service

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Planning or related area field, master’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of related professional experience
  • Experience related to the oversight of projects and agencies receiving federal and state funding preferred
  • Basic understanding of Florida’s coordinated transportation system, agencies, and their roles and functions preferred

 

 

WE ARE VHB! We’re an inspired and innovative team of engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

 

Our work helps improve mobility, enhance communities, and contribute to economic vitality. We do this while balancing development and infrastructure needs with stewardship of our environment.

Our people make us great! VHB provides a differentiating employee experience.

  • Inclusive culture of collaboration and innovation.
  • Opportunity to work on complex, transformational projects.
  • Amazing co-workers
  • A focus on learning and development
  • Flexible, hybrid workplace

It’s not surprising that VHB has consistently been rated one of the top AEC firms to work for across our 30+ offices on the East Coast. We’re growing and we hope you’ll join us!

 

VHB is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

 

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