Transportation Planner – BETA Group

Position: Staff Planner – Transportation

Office Location: Norwood, MA (full-time)

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Are you ready to take an active role working on high-profile projects in the transportation planning field? BETA’s Norwood office has an immediate opening for a Transportation Planner to join our rapidly growing team with a variety of exciting projects in progress. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with and learn from industry-leading engineers and planners while contributing to the success and growth of an expanding office.

Main Responsibilities:
Day-to-day activities will vary. You may be conducting field investigations one day and developing pedestrian and bicycle concepts in the office the next. Our transportation planners identify and develop mobility and safety projects for people of all ages and abilities and all transportation modes; conduct complete streets and shared streets evaluations and reports; identify improvement measures; summarize existing and future conditions for municipal master plans, summarize existing traffic, pedestrian, bicycle and transit data and develop future projections; summarize and socio and economic data; perform best practices research for innovative transportation techniques; conduct public engagement and outreach;  and work directly with our project managers on complex planning and design projects. Our planners are often involved in urban planning, resiliency and sustainability, and streetscape projects.

We work for municipalities, as well as with regional planning and state agencies. At BETA, the wide range of services that we provide to our clients results in considerable interaction and teamwork within the company. Our planners regularly work with transportation engineers, landscape architects, structural engineers, and GIS/asset management specialists on a variety of projects. 

Skills Required:

  • Desire to learn
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • ArcGIS, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, SketchUp

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field required
  • 0 – 5+ years of experience required 

About BETA:

BETA Group, Inc., a multi-office engineering, landscape architecture, and planning firm, was established in 1982 and has grown to become a regional leader in the fields of transportation/traffic engineering and planning, civil/site engineering, structural engineering, water/wastewater engineering, landscape architecture, urban design, & planning, GIS/asset management, environmental sciences, and construction services.

BETA has offices in Lincoln, RI; Norwood, Worcester, and Chicopee, MA; Hartford, CT; and Manchester, NH; and employs a staff of engineers, scientists, planners, landscape designers, technicians, and construction managers. BETA is an AA/EOE Employer and offers an exceptional compensation package including accrued vacation, medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

BETA is pleased to provide an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) to all employees. As a 100% employee-owned firm, we believe this important retirement benefit also recognizes and motivates our team members’ hard work which has allowed BETA to grow and prosper.

 How to apply:

Submit resume to, referencing job code 21-SP-01-JM.  BETA Group, Inc. does not sponsor Visas. Must be eligible for employment in the United States of America.