Mid-Level Engineer/Planner

Find your career here as a mid-level transportation engineer/planner. See below for highlights of our offices with immediate needs, however, we’re always accepting applications for each of our locations. Let us know your location preferences when you apply.

Mid-Level Engineer Planner

Mid-level engineers and planners build on an existing foundation of project management and technical skills. An emphasis is placed on rising to progressively higher levels of technical proficiency and greater degrees of management and leadership.

What you’ll do:

  • Analyze and solve complex transportation planning or engineering problems dealing with all travel modes
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, using strong writing and presentation skills
  • Use a variety of software programs effectively, and make timely and informed recommendations to elected officials, managers, and decision-makers
  • Work on a variety of projects, which may include traffic and transit simulation, campus plans, multimodal corridor studies, transportation impact studies, bicycle and pedestrian studies, and regional transportation plans
  • Manage projects and develop high-quality internal and client relationships

What’s required:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in transportation, civil or electrical engineering, urban and regional planning, or a related major (e.g. Geography, Math, Statistics, Economics)
  • 3+ years of directly relevant work experience in one or more of the following areas: traffic operations analysis (e.g., HCS, Synchro, VISSIM), traffic engineering and streetscape design, transportation planning (e.g., bicycle or transit plans, infrastructure finance, transportation and land use policy), or travel demand forecasting (e.g., Cube/Voyager, TransCAD, EMME)
  • GIS experience (a plus)
  • Excellent technical writing and public speaking skills
  • Professional license (highly desirable)
  • Experience with project management and marketing (desirable)
  • Willingness to travel to other geographic markets as necessary

Browse Our Immediate Needs

Mid-Level Positions

Oakland Project Manager

Our community-focused Oakland team is committed to solving complex transportation problems within our local inner East Bay cities. As a project manager, you will join a group of entrepreneurial and innovative people who are passionate about increasing opportunity by expanding accessibility and improving mobility. We partner with public and private sector clients such as OakDOT, Alameda CTC, Caltrain, and the Oakland Athletics, striving to be their most trusted advisors by delivering cutting-edge technical expertise while embodying the diversity of our market area. What does it mean to lead projects with us in Oakland? You will manage complex and widely varied projects from day one with the support of senior leaders, discipline groups, and technical initiatives on the cutting edge of the industry. Our focus on work-life balance and minimal bureaucracy allows you to work flexibly around personal commitments, and frees you to do your best work, build lasting relationships, and broaden your experiences. If you are passionate about making a positive impact on our nearby communities and are driven to expand your experiences across multiple projects and challenges, please apply today to join our Oakland team of transportation innovators!

Sacramento / Roseville Project Manager

Are you interested in creating cutting-edge transportation solutions for communities in our Sierra Region? Do project management opportunities, collaboration, and building client relationships motivate you? Our Sacramento office was recently recognized as #2 in the Sacramento Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work,” and we are looking for a Mid-Level Transportation Project Manager to join our team of innovative professionals. This role provides many opportunities to develop multimodal transportation solutions, mentor entry-level staff, and build client relationships in the growing and vibrant Sacramento region. In addition, we provide an outstanding place to work and grow, with a focus on inspiring employees through a culture of flexibility, autonomy, and entrepreneurial approaches to achieve the best in both professional and personal development. If you are passionate about improving communities, inspiring others, and showing initiative while enjoying all that Sacramento has to offer, we’d love to hear from you!

San Jose Planner

Do you have strong experience in bicycle, pedestrian, transit, and/or TDM planning? Then join our 20-person team as a mid-level transportation planner. In this role, you’ll manage complex projects, foster client relationships, and win work to enhance our technical and geographic reach. Your passion for transportation planning is matched by your solid understanding of transportation engineering principles. Working in the heart of downtown San Jose, you’ll experience all of the benefits of living in a growing urban environment, while consulting to some of the most interesting organizations and businesses Silicon Valley has to offer: The City of San Jose, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, Stanford University, and many major tech companies, including Google, Facebook, and others. Our team includes planners, engineers, data analysts, visual communicators, and administrative professionals, with hobbies/interests that range from hiking to cooking/baking to adventure travel. We’re proud that staff often describe one another as professional, collaborative, and approachable.

Fehr & Peers is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment in the workplace. We welcome applicants of diverse backgrounds, and hire without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other characteristic protected by law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Privacy Policy & Conflict of Interest