Associate Transportation Planner in San Diego, CA at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

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Associate Transportation Planner


Our Parsons San Diego office is now hiring an Associate Transportation Planner to perform traffic and planning analyses using a variety of traffic models and analytical tools. The selected candidate will make contributions to notable transportation projects. This is an entry level role open to new or recent graduates with a Degree focus in urban or transportation planning.


Support senior level engineers in performing traffic and transportation planning studies.

Build and utilize computer models to evaluate travel patterns and traffic flow characteristics on freeways and arterials.

Develop signal timing plans, signing and striping, mitigations measures, and traffic management plans.

Perform spatial analysis, prepare calculations using complex spreadsheets, and use various software packages to determine a wide variety of performance measures.

Document findings in accordance with federal, state and local reporting requirements.


4-year degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Planning, or related field.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong Microsoft Excel skills (proficiency using formulas, pivot tables, etc.)

Desired Skills and Experience:

Proficiency in Highway Capacity Software (HCS).

Familiarity with or exposure to Synchro/SimTraffic.

Working knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software such as ESRI ArcGIS.

Basic programming experience in a high-level scripting language such as Python.


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.


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