McCormick Taylor, Inc., a progressive transportation engineering and environmental planning firm, has an immediate opening for a Senior Planner and Project Manager skilled in leading transportation and land use planning activities in our Philadelphia, PA office. The ideal candidate will bring strong understanding of multimodal transportation planning as it relates to publicly-funded capital improvement projects, as well as capabilities in leading community planning, urban design, and land use planning initiatives.
The position involves the management of projects and programs for public-sector clients, including state DOTs, transit agencies, regional planning entities and MPOs, and county and local governments. Specific work tasks may include: managing both small and large planning projects and contracts; leading staff in the completion of project deliverables; the creation of plans, drawings and maps; developing project impact screenings and assessments; transit plans and programs for bus, rail, and trolleys; preparing comprehensive and area plans; and ordinance writing. The desired candidate will also bring strong communications skills, and have interest in leading robust community outreach and public involvement programs designed to engage communities in the practice of planning.
Applicants should possess the ability to read and interpret concept plans and zoning maps; as well as architectural, engineering, and building plans. The ideal candidate will have specific experience in multimodal transportation planning, project management and client coordination, facilitation and presentations, public meeting planning and design, database management and design, and maintaining overall quality control across projects.
Applicants should be proficient in or familiar with one or more urban planning software programs, including: ArcView/ArcGIS, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, AutoCAD, or similar. Certification/accreditation through the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), New Jersey Professional Planners (NJPP), Professional Engineer (PE), American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), or similar is preferred.