Senior Associate Planner | LA

Our Monterey Park Corporate office is seeking a full-time Senior Associate Planner to work with a team of transportation/traffic engineers, planners. A Senior Associate Transportation Planner has in-depth project involvement in transportation planning work including leading technical aspects of projects.

Job Duties:

  • Conduct complex analyses required for technical reports using specialized software, such as for calculating roadway/intersection levels of service or travel demand modeling;
  • Coordinate field work and data collection;
  • Coordinate with clients and agencies to obtain materials as needed and prepares draft sections of reports or presentations;
  • Prepare studies for proposed transportation projects; gather, compile, and analyze data; study the use and operation of transportation systems;
  • Develop transportation models or simulations;
  • Design transportation surveys to identify areas of public concern;
  • Interpret data from traffic modeling software, geographic information systems, or associated databases;
  • Recommend transportation system improvements or projects, based on economic, population, land-use, or traffic projections;
  • Due to the nature of this job, travel to other offices will be required from time to time as will overtime assignments during evenings and/or weekends.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a Planning, Transportation Engineering, or related field
  • AICP or PE License
  • Strong communication skills and work ethic
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, ArcGIS mapping software, and Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop)
  • Experience with Synchro and Vistro, Vissim, and other modeling software packages are a plus
  • Three to five years of experience in technical analysis is desirable

KOA is an equal opportunity employer. Our full-time position offers competitive salaries, great benefits, and a welcoming, team-oriented, and supportive environment.

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