Senior Planner-Transportation 

Category Planning  

Bolton & Menk is growing, and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Planner-Transportation to join our team! This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established team of professionals and help make a difference in our local communities! We strongly believe in providing our clients with the best service and we are looking for individuals who want to drive client relationships and business development for the market. Bolton & Menk is a consulting engineering firm with over 70 years of experience serving the Upper Midwest and Southeast region.

We offer a comprehensive and innovative approach to land planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, and urban design across the southeast. Striking a balance between art and science, our creativity is strongly rooted in collaboration between clients and designers to create enduring and memorable places. For over 30 years, our Charlotte and Raleigh civil engineering and landscape architecture professionals have teamed on more than 5,500 projects. Every project team is set up in a cross-disciplinary studio with engineers and designers working side-by-side from site analysis through construction administration.

Our established staff of professionals help bring sustainable process, design, and accountability to a community. We are passionate about using collaboration to lead us to the right solution. A lasting solution that not only works today but long into the future. Our expertise offers a fresh, engaging approach to solve multi-faceted problems involving technical, regulatory, and community issues.

What you will be doing:

In this position you will be part of a fast-paced environment, responsible for managing complex projects which meet budget and schedule to client satisfaction for services related to transportation planning, project funding, bicycle/pedestrian planning, land use analysis and impacts, research, analysis and impacts, and environmental documents. If you enjoy working on multiple projects & collaborating with others, this is a great opportunity!

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in project management
  • Ability to write and manage the development of professional planning studies
  • Knowledge of transportation planning methods and application at the local and regional level
  • Knowledge of multimodal, active transportation and bicycle-pedestrian planning methods and design standards for application in urban and rural areas
  • Experienced in agency and stakeholder involvement techniques and processes
  • Experience researching methods and statistical principles related to urban/rural growth and development
  • Applied knowledge of methods and techniques of effective technical report preparation and presentations
  • Ability to work well within a team atmosphere
  • Public engagement experience with transportation projects
  • Experience with grant and loan application preparation
  • Prior experience with environmental review and documentation

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in urban and regional planning, urban studies, architecture, landscape architecture, public policy or affiliated degrees.
  • 10 years of progressive planning experience
  • AICP certification
  • Thorough knowledge and skills in GIS and its planning uses
  • General knowledge of NEP regulations (environmental focused)
  • Strong skills in client needs assessment, meeting quality standards for service and evaluation of client satisfaction.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license as travel to various facilities and job sites may be required


Work with a creative and hardworking team, who believe in client satisfaction and building relationships. For over 70 years Bolton & Menk, Inc. has served public and private clients with comprehensive planning, design and construction engineering and surveying services. The employees at Bolton & Menk are seeking hard-working and ambitious co-workers to join us to deliver tomorrow’s leading infrastructure projects. Bolton & Menk is employee-owned and is ranked among ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms. With over 800 employees in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, North Carolina and South Carolina, there are always new challenges and career development opportunities available.


At Bolton & Menk, we value our people and provide an exceptional Total Compensation and Benefits Package to protect our most valuable asset. We are committed to the well-being of our employees and their families. Perks of being a Bolton & Menk employee include peace of mind with our benefits package and competitive compensation plan, flexible schedules and career development opportunities. Learn more here:

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We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Bolton & Menk does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party agencies in response to Bolton & Menk job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. Pre-approval from the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team is required before any external candidate can be submitted and such candidate must be submitted to the Bolton & Menk Talent Acquisition team.

Bolton & Menk, Inc., is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Location Raleigh  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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