T.Y. Lin International

Senior Planner

US-IL-Chicago
2 weeks ago(12/5/2017 4:13 PM)
Req No.
2017-1893
Discipline
Transportation Engineering

Overview

T.Y. Lin International is seeking a Senior Planner to provide in-house planning and program management services to the City of Chicago’s Department of Transportation (CDOT) Bicycle Program.

Responsibilities

 

  • Identify new bikeway projects throughout the City of Chicago

  • Determine scope and prioritize project implementation
  • Manage federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) grants
  • Utilize Geographic Information System (GIS) software to track bicycle facility projects and develop databases that can be used to prioritize improvements
  • Coordinate project designs with residents, business owners, city and state agencies, and other consultant teams
  • Develop presentations and facilitate public meetings
  • Meet with aldermanic staff to secure funding and approvals for bicycle projects
  • Prepare graphic illustrations of bicycle facilities and renderings using Adobe suite software products
  • Collect and analyze traffic data in the field and in the office including traffic volumes and speeds, pedestrian and bicycle counts, and collision history
  • Work with elected officials and citizen groups to resolve planning and design issues
  • Make policy recommendations to city staff related to bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure
  • Supervise seasonal and part-time staff

 

Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Geography, or related field. Requires a minimum of six years of experience. AICP certification preferred. Proficiency in ArcGIS and Adobe Creative Suite Package software. Experience in bicycle and pedestrian facility design including arterial and non-arterial treatments. Strong interest and understanding of urban bicycling.

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