Transportation Planning Project Manager

Walker Parking Consultants
November 24, 2022
Denver, CO
Job Type


Position: Transportation Planning Project Manager

Location: Denver Metro Area. Other Mountain West may be considered for the right candidate, including Utah and Arizona.

Employment Type: Full-time regular

To be considered, please upload a cover letter with your resume.

About This Opportunity

Walker Consultants seeks a motivated transportation, parking, and mobility project manager to join our Mountain West team. As a project manager and consultant, you will lead and support a wide range of projects-from downtown transportation and parking studies to mobility master plans, TDM, shared mobility studies, zero emissions fleet transition plans, micro-mobility plans, bicycle, and pedestrian plans. We want someone who is curious, motivated, and passionate.

Why Work With Us?

We offer our employees more than just the basics. Our competitive advantage includes floating holidays that can be used when you want, opportunities to become an employee-owner, paid time to volunteer in your community on projects you're passionate about, flexibility with hybrid and remote work, and the opportunity to contribute to research that advances our industry. Our firm is supportive of an entrepreneurial spirit, allowing our team to work on projects within our industry that you find personally exciting and fulfilling. As a skilled member of Walker Consultants, you will be given the opportunity to grow and develop your skills surrounded by committed, talented and enthusiastic co-workers.

Daily responsibilities may include:

* client, budget, and schedule management,
* technical development of deliverables,
* strategic input and direction of projects,
* managing the project team's technical work on the project,
* contributing to the growth of our services,
* developing and expanding market growth in areas in which you are a subject matter expert,
* presenting our work to our clients, elected officials, and other community members.

About Walker Consultants

Walker Consultants is a financially stable, 100% employee-owned professional services firm that serves public- and private-sector clients by providing industry-leading transportation, transit, mobility, and parking planning-related services. We help provide access to and maintain the built environment. Because our firm is diverse in our services, well established, and sought after, we work on leading-edge projects that shape our communities. In addition to contributing in your area of subject matter, you have opportunities to learn and become involved in other areas of our practice.

From small towns to large urban metros and regional agencies, we help our clients build communities where people want to live, work, and have fun. For every project, we develop creative strategies that put people first and are rooted in data aligned with overall goals for transportation, economic development, climate, and land use. We are focused on the future, and our plans and policies are shaped by technology, data, and infrastructure that maximize today's investments for what's next.

As part of our Denver office planning, operations, and technology practice, you will be an integral part of the Mountain West team while supporting our national group of experts and collaborating with planners, engineers, and urban designers across the country to serve our clients. We cover a large geographic area so there is plenty of opportunity to travel.

You'll have an opportunity to test ideas, shape policy directly, and see your plans implemented. At Walker we go beyond planning-we are implementers at the forefront of real change.

Responsibilities of the Role

* Self-motivation and an eagerness to learn new things are a must.
* Working within a collaborative, motivated team with a growth mindset.
* Managing small and mid-size transportation, parking and mobility projects for public sector and private sector clients, such as supply and demand analysis, operational analyses, master plans, implementation and action plans, and more.
* Effectively written and verbal communication and ability to connect with a broad range of clients.
* Ability to manage the financial and schedule elements of the project.
* Maintaining strong relationships in the industry and with our clients.
* Lending skill and expertise to larger transportation, parking and mobility projects led by senior staff, with a focus on parking and curbside management, operation and technology, data collection and analysis, and transportation planning.
* Leading and/or supporting community engagement, awareness and collaboration efforts in line with our national community engagement policies and practices.
* Preparing and presenting technical reports, memos, presentations, and other documents in a way that represents our work well and is digestible to a wide range of audiences, from CEOs and City Councils to non-technical members of our community.
* Assisting with marketing activities, including writing proposals and participating in interviews.
* Supporting the Mountain West team's business development activities by identifying leads through your network and helping to respond to RFP/RFQ's.
* Participating in networking activities and representing our firm at local and regional industry meetings and conferences.

Qualifications and Requirements

Please do not apply unless you meet the following minimum requirements:

* 1 or more years of experience managing projects (schedule, budget, client relationships, deliverables).
* 3 or more years of experience in parking, mobility, curbside and/or transportation planning.
* A bachelor's or more advanced degree in urban or transportation planning or policy, transportation engineering, or a related planning field.
* Demonstrated excellent written, verbal, and critical thinking skills.
* Ability to analyze large data sets and provide technical analysis.
* Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
* Willingness and ability to travel within the Mountain West.
* 2 or more years of experience at a consulting/professional services firm.
* To be considered*, please submit the following:

Cover letter


1-2 work samples that highlight your skills, including a writing sample. Please do not exceed 10 MB.

Benefits provided by Walker Consultants

In addition to industry competitive compensation packages, Walker offers to its full-time employees, vacation retreats, tuition and licensure reimbursement, paid parental leave, 401(k) match, HSA employer contribution, commuter benefit accounts, medical, dental, vision insurance.

Salary Range: Base salary ranges from $75,000 to $140,000 annually, depending on experience. Total financial compensation resulting from performance bonus can increase your earning potential.

Walker Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We invite all qualified applicants to apply and do not discriminate against individuals because of their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or age.

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