Job Posting

Planning Associate I

Company / Agency

Michael Baker International
Lakewood,

Position Closes

Mon, February 26th 2018

Experience Level

Entry (0-1 Years)

AICP

Not Required

Job Description

Experience Level - 0 to 3 years
 
WHO WE ARE
Michael Baker International is a global leader in Planning, Engineering, and Consulting professionals dedicated to developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world’s planning and engineering challenges. Supported by more than 6,000 employees in 90 offices worldwide, we provide full continuum of life-cycle community planning and design solutions and engineering consulting.
 
PLANNING PRACTICE
We create, integrate, visualize and communicate planning concepts as they move from the initial vision through implementation. Our planning professionals build strong client partnerships, working with residents, businesses, developers, educational and medical organizations, state and local governments, and other federal agencies to successfully plan the future of their communities or institutions. At Michael Baker International, we focus on people and places, improving communities and creating more sustainable, convenient, equitable, healthful, efficient, and attractive places.
 
DESCRIPTION
Our Planning Group has developed a national reputation that includes community visioning, corridor revitalization, multi-modal, complete streets, community engagement, site design and development, hazard mitigation and resiliency planning.  We are looking for an energetic, talented and technically experienced planner to be an integral member of our Denver planning team.  We’re looking for a team member with the following characteristics:
 
Educational and Technical Proficiencies
•Urban and/or Community Planning background
•Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and other graphic and visualization products (i.e. SketchUp)
•Strongwriting skills
 
Areas of Planning Focus Interest and/or Proficiencies 
•Interest in working with community stakeholders though public engagement, and innovative engagement strategie
•Experience with meeting facilitation and public speaking
•Interest in content support for multi-modal transportation and/or site design, connectivity
•Execute and lead hands-on planning tasks on a wide range of planning projects
 
Professional Proficiencies
•Strategic thinking to anticipate project needs/potential pitfalls
•Looks to constantly expand their technical and professional knowledge and experience
•Excels in a team environment while also exercising independent initiative and judgment
•Demonstrates creativity and a healthy skepticism for conventional wisdom
 
PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS
•Do you have a four-year degree in Planning or related discipline?
•0 to 3 years of related experience
•Possess computer Skills: Microsoft Office, graphical software (Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp)
Preferences:  experience with GIS software

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