Transportation Planner - 2795

Transportation and Infrastructure Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


For more than 100 years, STV has served the public transportation industry by attending to the needs of our clients and the traveling public. We look at transportation projects from the customer’s point of view. STV is a leading, award-winning professional firm offering engineering, architectural, planning, environmental, and construction management services. We consistently rank among the country's top 25 firms in mass transit, highways, bridges, education, and corrections. Throughout the United States and in Canada, STV’s professional, technical, and support personnel offer services to a broad and ever-expanding client base. We provide planning, environmental, design, program and construction management, and specialty services for the transportation, design-build, institutional and commercial building, advanced technology, industrial and defense markets. We carefully shape each project from initial planning through final design.

We currently have an opening for a Transportation Planner in our Transportation and Infrastructure division to assist with transit and environmental initiatives.  The position is based in our Philadelphia, PA office.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Serve as a Planner on multi-disciplinary transit and environmental projects
  • Planning and implementation of a number of collaborative studies and projects for multiple clients
  • Writing and editing technical reports, studies, and associated documents
  • Working closely with STV team members and clients to prioritize and execute initiatives and activities
  • Preparing for and attending meetings with clients, the public, and others
  • Note-taking for project meetings, possibly at client locations
  • Ability to independently conduct GIS spatial analyses
  • Production of maps and graphics to support client deliverables and meetings
  • Limited field work
  • Time management skills to prioritize project scope activities, maintain project schedule, and stay within budget for individual tasks and deliverables.
  • Proposal writing for future pursuits

The position would provide an immediate opportunity to work on some of the most transformative transit and environmental projects in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) years, maximum of seven (7) years, of full-time professional planning experience
  • Experience preparing transit studies highly preferred
  • Experience with technical writing and/or cost estimating for proposals highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Degrees in Urban Planning, Transportation Planning, Environmental Planning, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Civil Engineering, Public Administration, Geography, Architecture, or related fields are preferred
  • AICP highly preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and ArcGIS required. Proficiency in Adobe Suite strongly preferred

 Key Attributes:

  • Self-starter
  • Highly motivated
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking abilities
  • Strong task management skills and experience
  • Time and task management with multiple projects and deadlines running concurrently
  • Experience with Microsoft suite and ArcGIS
  • Prefer Experience with using Adobe Suite, Sketch-up, CAD, and graphic software packages

As a matter of policy and to protect STV’s colleagues, clients and business partners, STV requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of such vaccination to STV as of the start date of their employment.

STV considers all applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived age; arrest or conviction record; caregiver status; citizenship status; race; color; credit history; creed, disability; sex; gender; gender identity or expression; hairstyle; immigration status; marital status; military, uniformed service, or veteran status; ancestry or national origin; creed; citizenship status; partnership status; disability; pre-employment marijuana testing; pregnancy; race; religion; salary history; sexual and reproductive health decisions; sexual orientation; status as victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking; unemployment status; or any additional category or characteristic that is protected as defined by applicable federal law, the New York State Human Rights Law, and New York City Human Rights Law, as amended from time to time.