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Mott MacDonald Holdings Principal transportation planner in Seattle, Washington

Job details page imagePrincipal transportation plannerContract TypeRegular (US only)Work patternFull timeSeattle, WAThe transportation planning practice of Mott MacDonald is actively seeking a creative, highly talented and hardworking senior transportation planner for immediate employment to lead our growing transportation planning practice based in our Seattle, WA office. The ideal candidate will possess a detailed knowledge of the local Seattle and wider Pacific Northwest markets including excellent relationships with both public and private sector client organizations in the local area. A sound technical background in transportation planning including experience in the planning and development of multi modal transportation projects as well as alternatives analysis, operational analysis, corridor studies, traffic impact studies, transit oriented development and urban integration is also required.Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:Development of multi-modal transportation planning projects with an emphasis on public transport projects, city building and urban integrationHaving a thorough understanding of transportation related analyses to complete projects for clients in Washington state and Pacific NorthwestInteracting directly with clients at project meetings and building strong client relationshipsAdhering to project schedules and budgets and keep client Project Manager aware of any issuesRepresenting Mott MacDonald at conferences and professional societiesThe role is expected to require a high degree of client facing activities including Business Development, Project Management and Account Leadership for key clients and being the technical lead on transportation planning projects. Additional responsibilities include recruiting, growing and leading a Seattle based transportation planning team as well as supporting the North American Transportation Planning Practice Leader in the development of the Transportation Planning Practice across North America.Some travel may be required to support projects and initiatives across North America. The successful candidate will be required to work effectively in team situations, collaborating with engineering teams in support of projects, and mentoring staff.Candidate SpecificationMott MacDonald's experience in transportation dates back to the early 1900s. Our team of professionals provides cost-effective and innovative engineering solutions for the North American transportation industry with unprecedented success.We're looking for a senior transportation planner to join our team to continue this and invite applications from candidates with:Master's degree in transportation engineering or similar10+ years of relevant experience in transportation planning and professional experience in the Pacific Northwest market place is essential.Excellent verbal and written communication skillsMust have the ability to research, present and convey information clearly and conciselyMust be able to professionally communicate with all staff levels of the organization/industryJob ProfileHere at Mott MacDonald, we are experts in engineering, management, and development services supporting multisector project work in over 150 countries. One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, we pride ourselves in our ability to deliver exceptional outcomes through the connected thinking of our 16,000+ talented consultants. Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of all of our sectors which, in North America include Advisory, Built Environment, Energy, Transportation, and Water.We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our organization, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We value the diversity of o