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Senior Transit Planner

  1. Transportation
  2. Atlanta
R-117280

Why join us?

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data, and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis seeks an energetic, highly motivated self-starter with a passion for delivery of public transport, transit, Complete Streets, Vision Zero, regional and urban mobility to join our Atlanta, Georgia office as a Senior Transit Planner. The selected candidate will have experience with the FTA Capital Investment Grant (CIG) process, federal infrastructure grant development and grant administration, project development and NEPA compliance and documentation.  Experience in oversight of projects from conceptual planning through delivery would be a plus. As the project manager, you will oversee development of regional transit capital projects and facilities, and lead planning and design efforts for transit of varied technologies:  Bus Rapid Transit, Light Rail, Streetcar, other urban connectors and first- last-mile solutions.  The successful applicant would be eligible for AtkinsRéalis project manager training, as part of your on-boarding process.

Experience working with diverse community and government sector stakeholder groups is required.

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with regional and local clients.
  • Manage multiple concurrent projects of diverse scopes and complexities, including Bus Transfer Facilities, Light Rail, Streetcar and other urban circulator projects
  • Lead the planning and development of project deliverables consistent with State and Federal requirements, and in compliance with internal quality assurance standards.
  • Collaborate directly with clients to deliver responsive, client-centric service.
  • Develop and oversee project budgets and meet contractual requirements.
  • Perform technical analyses and compile project reports.
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations.
  • Manage project teams to deliver according to contractually approved scope, schedule and budgets.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in planning, civil engineering or related field. Master's degree or graduate level technical coursework preferred.
  • Proven technical writing and communications skills.
  • AICP Certification or P.E. desired.
  • Bring 10 - 15 years’ diversified experience in transportation/transit planning; technical background and expertise in transit and/or transportation planning is preferred.
  • Serve as project manager through several project phases, such as concept planning/inception through design, environmental approval (NEPA) through Preliminary Engineering (PE).
  • Compliance with Georgia (GA) state and local transportation agencies, their standards, policies and practices would be a preferred skill.
  • Experience with applying technical excellence in transit and transportation planning, particularly FTA’s project development and funding processes.
  • Experience working under the umbrella of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  

We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college.

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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