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Jacobs Principal Transportation Planner in San Francisco, 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:

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.

In our transportation work, that means developing and implementing innovative solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. As part of this vision, Jacobs is leading the charge on transportation innovation and decarbonization within our Transportation team.

As our infrastructure ages and the world population increases, Jacobs’ worldwide staff of professionals use new technology and expertise to develop innovative solutions to address future transportation demand. Coupled with today’s challenge to decarbonize our planet and fund projects, our people are engaged with a variety of creative projects to implement these innovative solutions.

We are looking for an experienced and collaborative Principal Planner to join our Transportation Planning group with a wide variety of talent and experience. We are looking for someone who thrives when people are in sync and projects are running on time and within budget. You’ll be participating in exciting and engaging projects focused on multi-modal transportation planning and the integration of innovative transportation technology. You will be engaging with our existing transportation/transit clients, as well as identifying and supporting pursuits for new work and clients.

You will be one of the group’s key contacts with clients and you’ll ensure overall work progress and technical performance on projects. You will contribute to the completion of required activities, including transportation / transit planning, operations, modeling, transit/land use integration, and the development of strategic plans for our transportation/transit clients.

Our project delivery leadership and other senior leaders will clear the way for your inventive thinking and exploration, so you have the support, means and space to deliver solutions for our clients. As a passionate leader, you will leverage your mentorship skills to support our emerging talent to grow and develop our planning team.

This position will be based has flexibility to work from home. If you are passionate about mobility, motivated by a challenge, and enjoy working with a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team to develop innovative solutions, Jacobs is the place for you.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Come join our growing team to face the future of transportation head on!

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering or a related field

• Progressive experience in a Planning, Engineering, or Transportation organization, including demonstrated experience in a project management and/or in a supervisory capacity

• Experience working with departments of transportation, planning or transit agencies (within Pennsylvania preferred)

• Familiarity with transportation technology and its impacts on traditional transportation operations preferred

• Knowledge and experience of Federal and State transportation regulations and programs, such as FTA, FHWA, and DOT preferred

• Excellent communication, time management and report writing skills

• Great mentorship and leadership skills

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for eligible full-time exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase company stock and have the opportunity to receive a performance discretionary bonus.

The base salary range for this position is $159,000 to $249,650. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations [add if remote]. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

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 $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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 and supplemental language.