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Transportation Planner

  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Position ID: 3288
  • Minimum Experience: 2 years
  • Education: BA
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: ArcGIS; Microsoft Office; Planning
  • Sponsorship: Immigration related employment benefits, e.g. visa sponsorship, are not available for this position.

Ready to make an impact on your career, client projects and the community? Burgess & Niple is currently seeking a Planner to join our Columbus, OH office.

 B&N Planner Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of transportation plans including multimodal long-range plans, thoroughfare plans, and bicycle/pedestrian plans. This will involve data collection and analysis, maps and graphics development, and contributing to the preparation of reports, presentations, and other materials that will communicate planning processes and results to clients and the general public
  • Assist with stakeholder and public engagement, both in person and virtually
  • Participate in delivering professional services related to all aspects of transportation planning to a wide variety of clients including state Departments of Transportation (DOTs), Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), and local governments

Skills and Qualifications

  • Completion of a 4-year degree in Urban/City/Regional Planning, Geography (urban), or similar
  • 2-5 years of experience in Urban Transportation planning, Safety planning, or other planning or engineering studies or analysis
  • Ability to achieve certification by American Institute of Certified Planners in the future
  • Proficiency in MS Office and ArcGIS is required, prior experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience with visual communication such as graphic design and/or 3D rendering a plus
  • Self-motivated and adaptable, including the capability to learn virtual collaboration tools


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Immediate accrued paid time off
  • 401(k) with match and no vesting schedule
  • Flexible spending or health savings account options
  • Basic life insurance/short-term & long-term disability coverage at no cost to the employee with option to purchase supplemental life insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Flexible hours and hybrid work schedule options
  • Tuition assistance
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Casual dress


At B&N, we are dedicated to improving ourselves and the communities we serve. We do this by providing employees with opportunities for fulfillment, learning and advancement while delivering awesome experiences to our clients. We are committed to exploring new capabilities, emerging technologies and opportunities that will help create a pipeline for future growth.

We are engineers, architects, planners, scientists, geologists, and designers. We are also innovators and leaders, entrepreneurs, and collaborators. We are traffic engineers and parents of teenage drivers. We are site designers and homeowners. Ecologists and dog walkers. Funding experts and foodbank volunteers. We believe that these collective connections to the communities we serve are an asset to B&N and our clients.

Apply today and discover the possibilities for your career at B&N.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Click here to view our Equal Employment Opportunity & Affirmative Action Policy Statement.