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HNTB Urban Planner in Chicago, Illinois

What We're Looking For

Now is a great time to join HNTB’s growing planning practice in Chicago. Make a difference in your community by working on many of the most significant projects shaping the nation today. Apply your skills in urban planning, communications, technical writing, graphic design, spatial analysis, and finance to help us define fundable projects, help our public agency clients secure funding for projects, and help our community realize the benefits of improved multimodal transportation. This entry level position will support transit, intercity rail, freight, and other projects by performing basic assignments in technical planning tasks, stakeholder communications, and project administration.

Primary Focus Will Include:

  • Supporting a program management team for a major transit project with technical writing, transit and urban planning work, and administrative tasks.

  • Assisting transportation planning group with technical studies, including documentation, analysis, and public involvement.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master's degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Urban Design or related field

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Works from designs and plans of others, compile data, perform basic design and technical computations.

  • Applies recognized tools of analysis and provides comprehensive review of the data.

  • Researches and collects raw data and organizes in a form ready for analysis.

  • Assists in preparation of transportation plans and studies.

  • Assists in production of concepts, graphics and reports.

  • Assists in the development of presentation material, reports or report layout.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Urban Design or related field

About Us

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

Just like we are committed to delivering for our clients, HNTB is also committed to delivering for you by offering benefits to protect the health of you and your family, help you balance family and career, and build your savings for retirement. Learn more at

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
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