Senior Planner | OC

Our Orange office is seeking a full-time Senior Planner to manage projects, have full technical responsibility for project deliverables, as well as manage Associate staff workload and performance. This job requires the application of diversified knowledge of transportation planning principles across a broad range of projects.

Job Duties:

  • Provide and prepare multimodal planning services guidance and support
  • Responsibility for all aspects of project and client management, project development, business development and mentoring/guiding Associate level staff
  • Orchestrate project teams of various sizes and skills and manage staff and subconsultants across multiple offices and locations
  • Responsibility for quality assurance and quality control throughout the planning process
  • Interface with clients and look for and create opportunities to take on additional responsibility as you manage your own career path
  • Represent clients and the firm at project meetings, open houses and/or public hearings
  • Define regional or local transportation planning problems or priorities
  • Lead or participate in public meetings or hearings to explain planning studies/projects, to gather feedback from those affected by projects, or to achieve consensus on project designs


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a Planning, Transportation Engineering, or related field with 7-10 years of related and progressively responsible experience
  • AICP or PTP certification is desirable

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

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