Senior Transit Planner

  • Miami, Florida, United States
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Senior Transit Planner 

We have a career opportunity for a Senior Transit Planner in our growing Miami office! This position will be under the guidance of a Senior Project Manager and will coordinate with other Project Managers and Transit Team members as needed. This position has the opportunity for great career progression, working on challenging projects for a wide range of public sector clients. 

Location 

This position will report to our Miami office at least 3 days a week. Other days will be working remotely. 

The Impact You Will Have
  • Support a range of transit operations and planning projects or related multimodal transportation studies. This includes leading key tasks or other project elements as requested.
  • Use/oversee ArcGIS and other analytical tools to support project outcomes and recommendations.
  • Oversee data collection, field observations, and technical project components.
  • Prepare/review written summaries of technical analyses and presentation materials.
  • Coordinate technical work, contribute to agency and stakeholder engagement, and assist with developing project strategies and approaches.
  • Serve as a liaison with key clients to coordinate Benesch projects and assist in successful project delivery.
  • Mentor, guide, and develop other staff.
What We Are Looking For
  • 6+ years of experience in a similar role.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in planning, Geography, Engineering, or related field.
  • Strong understanding of transportation and transit planning concepts, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of FTA and/or FDOT regulations, policies, and procedures, transit regulatory compliance or financial considerations, and/or transit agency or related FDOT experience a plus.
  • AICP preferred.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills.
  • Strong communication and writing skills. Ability to effectively forge client and teaming relationships.
  • Expertise in ArcGIS Pro and Microsoft Office; experience with other transit planning tools a plus.    
  • Being bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

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