Principal Transportation Planner
Parsons Corporation - Orlando, FL

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Principal Transportation Planner –Roads & Highways
Orlando, FL
Parsons is one of the world's largest transportation planning, engineering, and construction firms. We have an extensive portfolio of diverse transportation projects including rail and transit, road and highway, bridge and tunnel, and aviation infrastructure. Parsons expertise encompasses all phases of transportation engineering operations - from the initial planning stage through final design, construction, and commissioning. Parsons connects communities by delivering safe and efficient transportation infrastructure all over the world.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Develops plans for utilization of land and physical facilities of state, counties, and metropolitan areas in Florida. Exercising full planning responsibility for interpreting, organizing, coordinating, and executing assignments. Maintains liaisons with individuals and units, both inside and outside the company, who are responsible for various planning and design phases of a project.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plans, schedules, conducts, and/or coordinates detailed phases of planning work in a number of very large and important Roads & Highways, Transportation projects. Gathers, compiles, and analyzes data on economic, social, and physical factors affecting land use. Assignments may require both conventional planning expertise and innovative solutions.

Confers with local authorities, civic leaders, social scientists, and land planning and development specialists to devise and recommend arrangements of land and physical facilities for residential, commercial, transportation, industrial, and community uses.

Develops recommendations based on governmental measures affecting land use, public utilities, community facilities, housing, and transportation to control and guide community development and renewal. The interpretation of traffic reports and associated data is required.

Prepares, coordinates, and facilitates public involvement and consensus-building meetings and workshops.

Reviews and evaluates environmental impact reports, and recommends changes to overall project plan as appropriate.

Maintains active membership in appropriate professional organizations and societies. Represents the Company at conferences, seminars, meetings, etc.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications
4-year degree in Urban/Environmental Planning or related field and 10-15 years of related work experience. American Institute of Certified Planners Certification is required at this level. FDOT experience is required. Utility Coordination, Activity Involvement and Proposal Coordination is preferred.
SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
Thorough knowledge of urban/environmental planning practices and procedures. Proficiency in utilizing PC and various software packages typically used in urban/environmental planning assignments is required. Also requires excellent written and oral communication skills, a thorough understanding of local statutes and environmental rules and regulations, and the proven ability for performing in a lead capacity on a project.
Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.
We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. M/W/D/V.
Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Currently, more than 11,500 Parsons’ employees are engaged in more than 2,200 projects in 50 states and 26 countries. These dedicated workers speak 79 languages collectively, and hold more than 7,700 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.

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