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Parsons Corporation Senior Transit Planner in Centreville, Virginia

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Transit Planner to join our team! In this role you will get to lead a diverse range of planning studies for our transit clients .

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Lead transit planning projects, including data collection and research, transit analysis, transportation planning, traffic forecasting and modeling, corridor and regional studies, evaluating alternatives, and report writing

  • Lead the writing of technical reports and summary papers, and the development of model output summaries and other technical appendices

  • Define the problem to be studies, establish the work scope, prepare the budget and schedule, plan the work, provide technical direction, develop recommendations, and report on project status

  • Manage project teams by providing input, technical guidance, and supervision

  • Manage project scope, schedule, and budget, and provide quality oversight

  • Build and maintain client relationships and professional networks in the DC metro area and beyond

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, Environmental Planning, or a related field

  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Strong reputation and experience working with transit agencies or DOTs in transit-related planning activities

  • Working knowledge of software packages typically associated with transportation/transit planning

  • Ability to lead complex assignments

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Master's degree in Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, Environmental Planning, or a related field

  • American Institute of Certified Planners Certification (AICP) or equivalent certification

  • Project experience spanning rail, bus, pedestrian, and bicycle planning, ridership modeling, stakeholder engagement, sustainable development, and climate change initiatives

  • Working knowledge of disruptive technology (e.g., ITS, Fleet Electrification, ZEB & CAV) and its applications in the transit sector

  • Business development experience, including leading and writing proposals

  • Experience with federal funding applications

  • Experience with NEPA and other environmental planning processes

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$130,100.00 - $234,200.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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