Michael Baker International is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated Planner for our Philadelphia Office. The position will support a variety of planning initiatives for transportation, community, and economic development projects for public and private sector clients, including state agencies, counties, municipalities, and private developers.


  • Providing multimodal transportation planning support in one or more of the following modes: surface transportation, public transportation, bicycle and pedestrian, ports and waterways, rail freight, and aviation.
  • Conducting analytical research on transportation policy and public transportation programs and issues.
  • Working closely with county and local governments to promote community and economic development through comprehensive plans, redevelopment strategies, master plans, and related urban and rural planning initiatives.
  • Conducting data research to prepare community profiles on land use, socioeconomic trends, housing and real estate market conditions, and related topics.
  • Developing and maintaining project databases utilizing MS Excel, MS Access, and MS SQL server.
  • Preparing technical reports, plans, and studies. This includes developing associated graphics, templates, and maps.
  • Serving as a community engagement specialist to promote planning efforts and solicit public input.
  • Conducting field work as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning, Business, Economics, Government or Public Administration; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years of professional work experience in community planning, transportation planning, public administration, or related role.
  • AICP preferred.
  • Client experience with local counties, municipalities, City of Philadelphia, SEPTA and PennDOT.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and analytical skills.
  • Experience preparing written materials, such as formal studies, plans, and/or grant applications.
  • Experience with U.S. Census Bureau and related data sets preferred.
  • Experience with state and federal grant programs preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite and in GIS Software preferred.

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About Michael Baker International

Michael Baker International, a leading provider of engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, architectural, environmental, construction and program management, has been solving some of the world’s most complex infrastructure challenges for more than 80 years with a legacy of expertise, experience, innovation and integrity.

Based in Pittsburgh and with nearly 100 offices nationwide, we partner with clients on everything from roads, bridges, tunnels, mass transit, and airports, to water treatment plants, arctic oil pipelines, environmental restoration and specialized overseas construction. We serve as a trusted adviser to the communities we serve, making them safer, more accessible, more sustainable and more prosperous.

We provide visionary leadership in facilitating transformational change for our clients. Our work delivers differentiating innovations and dedicated experts who challenge the status quo and share a world of diverse experience and an impassioned entrepreneurial spirit. We deliver quality of life.