Associate Planner | OC

Our Orange office is seeking a full-time Associate Planner to work with our team of transportation/traffic planners and engineers. The position requires a person with strong analytical, writing, communications, and organizational skills to assist in the preparation of transportation planning studies. This includes the preparation of Traffic Analyses, Parking Studies, Multi-Modal Studies, Transportation Master Plans, Environmental Studies, VMT Analysis, TDM Strategies, Active Transportation Plans, Neighborhood Traffic Management Plans, and Complete Streets Plans/Projects.

Job Duties:

  • Transportation planning/engineering related research
  • Conduct field studies (site visits, inventories, transit, traffic, and parking counts)
  • Conduct transportation planning/engineering related analyses
  • Prepare maps and graphics for community meetings and workshops under the supervision of our senior transportation planning staff
  • Assist in the preparation of technical memos and reports to communicate technical results and recommendations


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in urban planning, engineering, urban geography, or related field
  • One to three years of experience in conducting various technical analyses required for transportation studies is desirable
  • 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 is desirable

KOA is an equal opportunity employer and offers career advancement opportunities, a welcoming, team-oriented, and supportive environment, and competitive benefits and salary package.

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