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Senior Transportation Planner/Engineer

  1. Cities & development
  2. Denver

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 seeking a Senior Transportation Planner/Engineer to join our team in Denver, Colorado. In this position, you will provide transportation planning-related services. We are a growing practice working on a diverse range of high-profile projects throughout Colorado and other states. We’re looking for an candidate to help deliver projects for local, regional, and key national clients.

The successful candidate will guide technical studies, manage projects and tasks, and contribute expertise in advanced transportation planning concepts and techniques to solve unconventional problems.  Experience with traffic modeling software, knowledge of safety tools and procedures, and experience with multi-modal or transit studies is highly desirable.  The individual will manage projects, coordinate with internal project staff and subconsultants, direct junior staff, coordinate with clients, and facilitate engagement with public and agency stakeholders.  The individual will also participate in proposals and business development. 

We have a strong forward-looking workload with major clients including the Colorado Department of Transportation, Denver International Airport, and the Federal Highway Administration. Our teams are currently delivering exciting and nationally important infrastructure projects, including corridor and environmental studies, sustainable solutions, and transportation technology projects. They are developing new technical solutions to meet the tasks and opportunities provided by Intelligent Mobility, electric vehicle infrastructure, and Vision Zero.

We offer a fantastic environment with people working at the very forefront of our industry. You’ll further your experience through exceptional formal training opportunities and work on a diverse range of industry-leading projects.

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?  

  • Manages projects and acts as technical head on multi-disciplinary projects directing junior staff.

  • Coordinates technical work requirements of transportation planning projects.

  • Provides guidance and oversight to multi-disciplinary teams, including providing guidance on technical analysis, report documentation, alternatives analysis, and modeling efforts.

  • Assists with preparation of feasibility studies, public outreach, multi-mobility studies, and safety projects.

  • Uses outcomes of traffic operations modeling software such as Vissim, TransCAD, TransModeler, and Synchro to develop recommendations for project solutions.

  • Use analytic and/or programming skills to evaluate big data.

  • Provides quality control reviews for work performed by others.

  • Manage project scopes, invoices, schedules, and budgets.

  • Coordinates with clients and leads client meetings.

  • Writes project proposal components, develops scopes of work, and compiles fee estimates.

  • Supports business development efforts by meeting with current and potential clients.

What will you contribute?  

  • B.S. or M.S. in Engineering, Planning, or related field.

  • This level may be achieved by Engineers and Planners with at least ten years of technical experience since bachelor’s degree, with at least three years of experience working as a Project Manager.

  • Have a Professional Registration in your field of practice, e.g., P.E. or AICP, with a preferred certification of PTOE, RSP, and/or PMP.

  • Display strong technical writing and verbal communications skills.

  • Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Be willing to mentor and guide junior staff.

  • Be dynamic and passionate about the transportation planning field.

  • Demonstrate a proven track record in applying a range of relevant analytical techniques to meet varying client / project requirements on a diverse range of projects.

  • Have good organizational, communication, time, and budget management skills.

  • Manage and work on various projects of various sizes concurrently.

  • Strong project financial management and team management skills is desired.

  • Proven track record of delivering transportation planning projects and ability to contribute to winning work is desired.

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 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

  • PTO plus two Floating Holidays

  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)

  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 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: 


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Expected compensation range is between $120,000 - $160,000 annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.  

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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