Planner III

HNTB Job Title
Planner III
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is seeing a Planner III in our Tampa, FL. office.

Job Summary

Under general supervision, performs all aspects of planning assignments and may begin to focus expertise. Work emphasizes design and technical aspects of projects but may include limited task assignee duties and tasks associated with business development. May assist in directing small-scale planning projects and portions of larger projects from concept development through project completion.

Essential Responsibility

  • Finalizes production of environmental documents, transportation plans and reports.
  • Coordinates with sub-consultants and in-house personnel on a regular basis to complete assigned tasks.
  • May oversee the work of less experienced staff.
  • Final production of graphics associated with public meetings, presentation drawings, reports, etc.
  • Uses technical software to perform project analysis.
  • Assists in the preparation of scopes of work, fee proposals and responses to RFP’s.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities

- Conducts travel demand modeling tasks.
- Conducts demand model assessment/refinement in conjunction with Level 1 and Level 2 traffic studies using CORSIM, VISSIM, SIDRA or other appropriate software.
- Estimates model parameters from survey data, including network capacities, auto ownership models, cross-classification and regression of trip generation rates, trip distribution models and parameters, mode choice models and coefficients, user value of time and traffic assignment parameters.
- Independently identifying and analyzing transportation planning issues, including: Determining datasets required to bring forth the best answer.
- Analyzing and presenting the study result.
- Provides interpretation on feasibility of implementation or concerns around the result
- Writing technical reports and creating presentations of findings (samples will be required) that have been presented to a diverse group of clients and the public.
- Provides quality control of traffic analyses, including demand model inputs, processes, outputs and forecasts.
- May serve as Project Manager on projects.
- Task assignee on multiple projects
- Interfaces with client group and community stakeholders.
- Identifies and recommend appropriate technical procedures that should be used on a project.
- Coordinates and interfaces with the project team members during the course of a project.
- Coordinates and reviews technical work performed by other project team members.
- Coordinates with clients on a regular basis to complete assigned tasks.
- Regular task assignee on multiple projects.
- Directs technical aspects of multiple and large-scale planning projects and teams.
- Responsible for significant portions of presentations and public facilitation.
- Prepares scopes of work, fee proposals and respond to RFP’s.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Planning or related field
4 years related experience
2 years related experience (with Master's degree in Planning or related field)

Preferred Qualification/Skills

RLA, RA, PE registration or AICP, CEP certification

General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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