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Transportation Planner

  • Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Position ID: 3320
  • Minimum Experience: 4 years
  • Education: BSURP
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: ArcGIS; MicroStation; Microsoft Office; Transportation Planning
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Are you ready to make an impact on your career, client projects and the community? Burgess & Niple is seeking a Transportation Planner to join our fast-paced, dynamic team in Tempe or Flagstaff, AZ. The successful candidate will perform and lead tasks that support a variety of challenging transportation planning projects. This position offers an excellent opportunity to grow into a project management role, or perform as a project manager.

B&N Transportation Planner Responsibilities:

  • Lead and participate in the planning of challenging transportation projects for public sector clients (e.g. DOT, MPO, Counties, Cities)
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and engineering staff to identify issues, develop and analyze concepts, recommend solutions, prepare documents and engage with the public
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of transportation plans such as pedestrian, bicycle, roadway, transit and multimodal
  • Assist in development of proposals, budgets, and contracts

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Completion of a 4-year degree in Transportation, Urban/City/Regional Planning, Geography (urban), or Economics preferred
  • 4 + years of experience in a related transportation planning field
  • AICP certification desirable
  • Proven verbal, presentation, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficiency in GIS. Microstation and MS Office is required, experience with Adobe software is desired
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule
  • Flexible spending or health savings account options
  • Basic life insurance/short-term & long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists, and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs, and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.