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Transportation Planner

  • Washington, Washington DC
  • Position ID: 3287
  • Minimum Experience: 3 years
  • Education: BD
  • Registration: (Not Specified)
  • Required Skills: 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 Transportation Planner to join our Washington D.C. office. This position offers an opportunity to grow project management and leadership skills.

 B&N Transportation Planner Responsibilities

  • Support the transportation safety and planning teams with responsibilities such as stakeholder engagement, analysis, document writing, and client interactions
  • Assist with state, regional, and local safety plans as the priority, but also support the development of long and short range transportation plans, site-specific studies, and multimodal plans
  • Interest in continuing to build the DC region transportation and safety planning portfolio including marketing meetings and proposal development
  • Communicate and collaborate with B&N’s current nationwide staff to deliver plans and projects.
  • Present project-related information to different audiences through PowerPoint presentations or the development of graphics/visuals

Skills and Qualifications

  • Completion of a 4-year degree in Urban/City/Regional Planning, Geography (urban), Civil Engineering or similar
  • 3+ years of experience in Urban Transportation planning, Safety planning, or other planning or engineering studies or analysis
  • Prior experience and relationships in the DC metro area is desirable
  • Ability to achieve certification by American Institute of Certified Planners in the future
  • Proficiency in MS Office is required, experience with GIS and Highway Safety Manual is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills and detail oriented
  • 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.