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CDM Smith Transportation Planner 8 in Massena, New York


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Job Description:

-With high level goals provided, provides oversight and technical guidance to gather, compile and analyze transportation demographic, economic, land use and/or environmental data including traffic counters, flow data, etc. to create moderately to highly complexity modeling for existing and proposed transportation systems (roads; bridges; highways; tunnels; tolls; transit; rail; freight; aviation; bike/ped.; etc.).

-Reviews existing models and recommends improvements/changes as necessary.

-With high level goals provided, provides oversight and technical guidance on moderate to highly complex studies of existing or proposed transportation system including: new systems; upgrades or updates to existing systems; re-routing of systems; reviews of existing systems; etc.

-Creates transportation surveys, exhibits, and other meeting materials as necessary, to identify areas of public concern and facilitate public and stakeholder input.

-Responsible for ensuring that transportation plans are in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws.

-Designs strategies to achieve approval or permitting for transportation projects.

-Completes permitting forms. Leads planners, engineers, designers, etc. to research, analyze or resolve complex transportation design conceptual/schematic issues.

-Collaborates with sales staff to create proposals in response to current and potential client requests for proposal (RFPs).

-Reviews draft proposals for adherence to firm, industry, state, local and federal regulations and best practices.

-Meets with current and potential future clients to review their current and future design needs.

-Provides technical guidance and training to more junior staff.

-Performs QA/QC of junior to mid-level staff work product. -Mentors more junior staff and develops them for future growth within the discipline and firm.

-Performs other duties as required.

-Contributes to firm's TKM by developing white papers and technical design documentation of new or special case designs, studies, etc. Submits technical papers and designs for publishing to technical journals.

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Transportation Planner 8



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Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Urban, Community or Regional Planning or related discipline.

-AICP, PTP, PE, CEP or approved certification in a related field. Or Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Urban, Community or Regional Planning or related discipline.

-15 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree or 14 years of experience with a Master's degree.

-Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Why CDM Smith?:

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, we deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Job Site Location:

New York - Massena

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

CDM Smith reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.