Transportation Planner/Engineer

Transportation Planner/Engineer

Joining the CM team…

Do you value a collaborative working environment – where each person is valued and work-life balance is key … plus you get to work on exciting & vital transportation projects? 

If so, Creighton Manning welcomes the opportunity to have you join their multi-disciplined team of engineers in a growing office environment, whether at HQ in the greater Capital region or in the Lower Hudson Valley office.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for personal and career growth through exposure to a wide range of design projects, working closely with highly skilled and motivated colleagues, and team-based training.

Although deliberately not the biggest firm, there’s nothing small about the team’s achievements at Creighton Manning. They’ve received 16 different industry awards and accolades for their engineering work over the last five years across various New York counties. CM’s CDTA River Corridor Bus Rapid Transit project received the 2021 Transportation Project of the Year award from the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) New York Upstate Section. The company’s Associate and Transit Group Leader was named the 2021 Transportation Professional of the Year. Further, the firm has been chosen as a Top Workplace for 3 of the last 5 years by the Times Union, the leading news organization in New York’s Capital Region: 2016, 2017, and 2019 Top Workplaces Awards.

What do employees have to say about working at Creighton Manning?

Very solid company…understands the mix of life and work, and does not interfere with that. Mix of young and old within the company…lots of growth potential.

Flexible schedules –they care about keeping employees happy, even offering remote work 2 days a week.

Highly collaborative work environment, where you will work directly with (and learn from) Project Managers, which doesn’t happen at the biggest firms.

A lot of projects are once-in-a-career opportunities…many exciting career-defining projects…big bridge replacements and rotaries – projects that have real positive community impact.

The Company culture is great, everyone is looking out for each other.

With more than 50 years of experience in the New York Capital Region and adjacent areas, Creighton Manning Engineering is a multidisciplinary design firm with expertise in civil engineering, surveying, and construction inspection … serving both public and private clients across four main markets: transportation, municipal, land development, and energy.

Benefits:

  • Excellent, competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage options
  • Flexible work schedule including WFH policy (2 days/week)
  • 401K & Discretionary Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Generous PTO
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid life insurance
  • Paid membership fees in professional organization
  • Bonus perks such as summer BBQs, golf outing, holiday party, and free snacks!

Creighton Manning’s growing both Albany and Westchester County (Ossining) Locations. Both offices are seeking an experienced Transportation Planner/Engineer to join our Transportation team.

About The Position

Creighton Manning is seeking an experienced Transportation Planner/Engineer to join our team.  The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about our profession, wants to make a difference in their local community and strives to enhance our team’s reputation as transportation professionals.
Transportation Planner or Engineer | Albany and Westchester County (Ossining) Locations

Job titles include:  Planner II, Planner III, and Engineer III and up

Responsibilities

Lead key transportation planning and design project assignments, involving day-to-day task management, staffing, scheduling and technical responsibilities, along with client coordination.  Project responsibilities are flexible and based on the candidates experience, passion and location.  The position may require efforts outside normal business hours to travel, meet client requests and/or attend meetings.  A background and an interest in improving the public transportation system is a plus.

Skills & Abilities

  • Proficiency in planning and design principles for all transportation modes, with a focus on alternative modes of travel like walking, biking and transit.
  • Applied knowledge of NACTO, MUTCD, ADA, and relevant state DOT design requirements.
  • Applied knowledge of engineering principles and techniques; or applied knowledge of transportation planning principles and techniques
  • Strong analytical, writing, and public speaking skills
  • MicroStation, AutoCAD, ESRI ArcGIS or Adobe Illustrator skills are a plus.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering; Or, a Bachelors Degree in Planning; Or approved equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as a transportation professional in a consulting firm or public entity
  • PE license (NY) or AICP is a plus, not required

At Creighton Manning, mentoring is part of our DNA. There are opportunities to advance your career, either on the technical track towards Project Manager or into various corporate leadership positions. The company conducts 360 reviews to gather input from peers, as well as managers, to get a complete picture of one’s contributions.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Creighton Manning will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, relationship or association with a member of a protected category, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

Job Category: Civil Engineer Planner Transit Transportation
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Albany and Westchester

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