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Jacobs Multi-Modal Transportation Planner in San Diego, California

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Thriving communities. Healthy cities. A brighter future. At Jacobs, we’re putting our knowledge and imagination together to shape the next generation of innovative transportation solutions, especially in public transit. If you want to join a company invested in you, your success, and the global community then join us as a Multi-Modal Transportation Planner.

When you join us, you’ll support a variety of transportation plans including multi-modal corridor planning studies, feasibility studies, service planning studies, long-range plans and other plans/programs. This is your opportunity to work on engaging plans, projects and programs. You will be part of a multi-disciplined, highly skilled, and diverse team of planners, engineers, designers, scientists and environmental specialists leading projects locally and nationally. This is an opportunity for motivated people to influence and provide leadership as part of the growing Jacobs’ transportation and land-use planning practice.

In this role you will:

  • Conduct planning studies, stakeholder engagement plans, and prepare planning deliverables for:

  • multimodal transportation systems

  • transit networks, facilities, and corridors

  • active transportation networks, trails and paths

  • sustainable transportation/traffic development

  • emerging mobility and innovative technology

  • local land use planning

  • social and economic inclusion

  • Prepare a range of transportation planning documents, including long range regional transportation plans, transit plans, facility plans, service plans, and environmental studies

  • Prepare needs analysis, alternatives development and evaluation, and short- and long-range strategies supporting agency staff to deliver projects and programs

  • Engage with clients, subconsultants, and stakeholders

  • Support business development pursuits and help build client relationships

  • Help build the transportation planning team

Jacobs Planners have opportunities to grow their technical and project management expertise as they tackle complex transportation problems. Jacobs invests in its people and teams, providing ongoing professional education, worldwide communities of practice to enhance your skills and connections, and an inclusive set of employee networks to help you challenge today and reinvent tomorrow.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelors or master’s degree in planning, policy, engineering or related field

  • At least 0-3 years of experience in transportation and land use planning, analysis, and studies

  • Experience in planning land use, active transportation, transit, and/or multimodal corridors

  • Ability to actively participate in diverse teams and contribute to a secure and empowering work environment built on equity and inclusion

  • Ability to effectively manage time to deliver tasks accurately and on schedule.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Advanced technical writing abilities

  • Experience facilitating discussions and presenting complex information

  • Basic to advanced knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS applications, Adobe Creative Cloud applications, and Microsoft office.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.