Senior Associate Planner

The Goodman Corporation

Houston, TX United States

The Goodman Corporation (TGC) is seeking a Senior Associate Planner to support our planning, project development, and engineering practices. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 8 years of professional experience in multimodal infrastructure planning, with an emphasis on project management. A bachelor’s degree in transportation planning, urban/regional planning, and/or civil engineering is required. TGC has over 40 years of experience in developing and implementing infrastructure projects for public and private sector clients primarily in Texas Typical project types are largely transportation oriented (roads, sidewalks, public transit facilities and drainage). We specialize in developing projects through the planning and engineering phases that enhance funding and financial strategies that directly lead to project implementation.  Once a project has been thoroughly planned and designed, we actively support our clients in the pursuit and management of federal and state funds; we create strategies that maximize the impact of local investments to the community; and we create local consensus to elevate a project’s priority within a community.

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Key Responsibilities:

This individual will be integrated in the planning and engineering team to deliver various multi-modal transportation planning projects. The ideal candidate will be able to complete activities such as:

  • Collect, assimilate, interpret and manage project-related data for transportation projects
  • Conduct technical analysis to evaluate transportation systems for effectiveness, level of service and needs
  • Develop graphical interpretation of complex data analyses using tools such as ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator, and/or In-Design, etc.
  • Apply deep understanding of transportation methods, functional classification, planning principles, and standard industry evaluations and analyses to solve complex transportation planning projects
  • Attend or lead client and public meetings
  • Coordinate with subcontractors and multidisciplinary team
  • Assist with business development by identifying opportunities, pursuing leads, and the development of scopes of work and price proposals


Job Requirements

  • Working experience in ArcMap/GIS
  • Understand local, state, and federal infrastructure design standards
  • Strong organizational, writing and communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Ability to apply math and critical thinking skills necessary to perform job tasks
  • Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and Word
  • Proficiency in utilizing various computer software packages
  • Field work as required
  • Familiarity with federal, state and local funding pursuit


Terms and Benefits

  • Salary range of $80,000 to $115,000, commensurate with experience and with the opportunity to garner additional compensation in the form of profit sharing and retirement contribution.
  • Standard and expected 40-hour work week with a family-first and work/life balanced environment; occasional evening/weekend hours required but reimbursed as “comp” time.
  • Four (4) weeks paid vacation time per year with 80 hour “roll over” of any unused time to the following year; sick time as needed.
  • Retirement 401k with 3% automatic employer contribution with up to an additional discretionary 7% annual employer contribution (up to total of 10% of individual salary into 401k at no employee cost).
  • All profits shared amongst ownership/employees and distributed throughout the year.
  • This position will involve less than 10% travel.
  • Medical benefits and dental/vision reimbursement available.
Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Transportation Planning
Salary Range
$80,000 to $115,000

Contact Information

Housotn, TX
United States
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