• Junior Transportation Planner

    Job Location US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID 1118-20062
    HNTB Job Title
    UDP II
    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.


    Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at https://www.myhntbtotalrewards.com.


    The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is currently seeking a Junior Transportation Planner in our Chicago, IL office.

    Job Summary

    Under general supervision, assigned to handle specific technical and design aspects of well-defined projects.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Gathers data and conducts analysis of data for use in projects.
    • Identifies planning strategies using tools such as GIS and traffic software to manipulate data and assess scenarios.
    • Investigates, evaluates, and recommends the design and technical solutions that best meet the project needs.
    • Coordinates among other disciplines involved in a project and usually has regular interaction with clients and other project consultants.
    • Develops design concepts, technical solutions, graphics and reports for limited portions of project or for small-scale projects.
    • Assists in presentations of project work to client and community groups.
    • Assists in the public participation process and stakeholder facilitation.
    • Prepares transportation plans, reports, studies, and formulates results.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Additional Responsibilities

    - Strong verbal, written, and graphical communication skills.
    - Strong quantitative analysis and GIS skills.
    - Transit planning experience preferred.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Urban Design or related field
    1 year related experience

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    Master's degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Urban Design or related field

    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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