Senior Transportation Planner

Organization: Sam Schwartz

Posted: March 15, 2018 | Closing: April 27, 2018

Job Description

Sam Schwartz presents you with a rare opportunity to come work for a growing firm where traffic engineering and transportation planning is our core business. We are a small firm that solves big problems, and we meet our clients’ needs through an interdisciplinary approach to planning and engineering. We are a company with a dynamic culture ingrained with Ingenuity, Accessibility, and Integrity, and we pride ourselves with making the journey better for our clients and our communities. As a specialized transportation planning, engineering, and environmental firm, we are actively solving problems across the country for a mix of private- and public-sector clients.


Sam Schwartz is seeking a Senior Transportation Planner in the New York Metro area.  The position’s responsibilities will include leading interdisciplinary teams (planners, urban designers, engineers) on a variety of transportation projects; managing project scopes, budgets, and schedules; leading QA/QC processes; regularly interfacing with clients; and participating in business development.  Project types will include

  • Strategic transportation plans
  • Corridor/area transportation studies
  • Bike share and network plans
  • Parking management plans
  • Master plans
  • Street concept designs
  • Graphics communications

Qualities include a solutions-focus, with the ability to contribute to and lead conceptual design, problem solving, and report writing; the ability to communicate persuasively and contribute to positive team dynamics; and the ability to understand larger project needs while successfully managing day to day project demands under tight deadlines.


Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities:

  • 5+ years of experience in transportation planning.
  • Master’s degree in urban planning or a related field.
  • AICP preferred.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills.
  • Experience managing transportation projects of varying size.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator required.
  • Proficiency in ArcGIS required.


Please submit resume (2 pages max) and cover letter at  Work samples and references will be expected of those interviewed.

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