Junior Transportation Planner

David Evans & Associates Inc
Portland, OR 04101
United States


Job Description
DEA's Salt Lake City, UT office is hiring a Junior Transportation Planner to support our Smart Mobility practice while working on transportation related projects. The responsibilities will be diverse and will include technical and administrative tasks to assist DEA with research of data, design and production of project related deliverables including technical drawings and reports.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Assisting with multimodal operations analysis, corridor studies, traffic impact analysis, area transportation system plans, and urban growth area evaluation of land use and transportation.
  • Contributing to transportation planning evaluations using computer software techniques.
  • Multimodal data assembly and analysis, sometimes including fieldwork and site visits.
  • Complete data, geospatial and statistical analyses using programs such as Excel, GIS, SPSS, and R. Examples include pedestrian and bicyclist level of traffic stress, multimodal origin-destination analysis, and estimating future vehicle, transit, pedestrian and bicycle demand.
  • Producing project deliverables, including written documentation, maps and graphics using programs such as MS Word, InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, SketchUp, Photoshop and ArcGIS Pro.
  • Supporting business development activities in the area of transportation planning, land use planning, urban design, transit planning, active transportation, and traffic engineering.

  • Bachelor's degree with a major in a planning, engineering, or architecture related field
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills
  • Knowledge of ArcMap/ArcPro (GIS), AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and/or Adobe Creative Suite is preferred

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Health Savings and Lifestyle Spending Account with employer contribution
  • Support for continuing education and training opportunities
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)/Holiday Pay
  • 401k and Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Flexible 9/80 (every other Friday off) work schedule with hybrid work schedules
  • Holistic Wellbeing Program with a focus on physical, emotional, financial, career and community health
  • Opportunity for growth with support and mentoring to help with professional goals
  • Anticipated salary range for this position is $65,000 - $85,000 and is based on applicable experience
  • RTD EcoPass

Transportation Jobs with DEA

The increasing complexities of modern transportation include growing demands, aging infrastructure, rising costs, funding challenges, and environmental concerns. Agencies and communities faced with improving their transportation systems must do more with less. From initial investigations through planning, concept development, final design, and construction, DEA responds with solutions that serve today's transportation needs while accommodating tomorrow's growth. Our Transportation Business Unit focuses on five markets; Bridges and Structures, Roads and Highways, Transit and Rail, Smart Mobility and Construction Engineering.