Senior Transportation Planner

Organization: Sam Schwartz

Posted: | Closing: March 2, 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.

How to Apply
Please forward resume (2 pages max) and cover letter to with “Senior Transportation Planner” in the subject line. Work samples and references will be expected of those interviewed.

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