Senior Planner | OC

Our Orange office is seeking a full-time Senior Planner to manage projects, have full technical responsibility for project deliverables, and manage junior staff workload & 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 and guiding junior 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
  • AICP or PE License
  • Seven to ten years of experience

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

Send your resume to with Senior Planner – OC in the subject line. No phone calls or faxes will be entertained or accepted with respect to this advertisement.