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Transportation Engineer/Planner

Our intern and entry-level jobs are available in multiple locations. On our website, please review the locations and identify the job you want to apply for. If you are interested in multiple locations please only apply once, your preference will be discussed during the screening process.

About the Role 

As an Entry level Engineer/Planner, you'll dive headfirst into a range of projects that will expand your horizons and allow you to reach new heights both personally and professionally. From honing your project management prowess to sharpening your technical know-how, we place a premium on equipping you with the skills you need to succeed.


  • Work on a variety of projects, which may include traffic operations simulations, bicycle and pedestrian plans, freight and goods movement planning, traffic impact studies, travel demand modeling, transit planning, and regional transportation plans
  • Participate in site visits and collecting of field data
  • Perform transportation analysis using the latest traffic engineering and planning software
  • Write and edit reports
  • Participate in meetings, including preparation of presentations and public outreach material
  • Perform some project management responsibilities
  • Take part in on-the-job training and mentoring
  • Participate in professional organizations
  • Explore our internal Research and Development program


We encourage all applicants to apply, even if you don't meet all of the qualifications listed below.

  • An entrepreneurial spirit and proactive approach to communication and getting work done
  • Genuine curiosity for the work and familiarity with the challenges of day-to-day travel within your community
  • Completed or in-process bachelor’s or master’s degree in transportation, civil or electrical engineering, urban and regional planning, or a related major (e.g., geography, math, statistics, data science or economics)
  • Coursework in transportation, engineering, urban and regional planning, geography, math, statistics, economics, data science or other related courses (an EIT for engineering candidates is preferred)
  • Experience or exposure related to the following topic areas (note that experience in all these areas is not required) Topic Areas: Field work, traffic operations analysis, signal design, transportation planning (e.g., bicycle or transit plans, infrastructure finance, transportation and land use policy, and/or travel demand modeling)
  • Experience or exposure to relevant software (note that experience with all software is not required). General–Microsoft Excel, GIS (ArcGIS, QGIS), and/or CAD (AutoCAD, Microstation). Traffic Operations Analysis–HCS, Synchro/SimTraffic, Vistro, VISSIM, and/or Sidra. Travel Demand Modeling–Cube/Voyager, TransCAD, VISUM, and/or Emme. Programming–Python and/or R.
  • Previous work experience in an office setting
  • Experience with technical writing and public speaking through school and/or work experience
  • Interpersonal skills, a desire to collaborate, and a creative approach to problem-solving
  • Organizational skills and the ability to balance priorities between multiple tasks within a defined timeline


The pay range for this position across all our locations is $62,500 – $84,000 annually. Placement within this range will be determined based upon geographic location, education, experience, and qualifications.

Benefit Highlights:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance.

401(k) Plan with matching and profit sharing.

Flexible Spending Accounts.

Commuter Benefits.

Paid Vacation, holidays and sick leave.

8 weeks of Paid Parental Leave.

Mentoring and Career Development programs.

Research and Development group participation, and more.

Full information about the benefits we offer can be found by visiting our careers page.

EEO: Fehr & Peers is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment in the workplace. We welcome applicants of diverse backgrounds, and hire without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, military service or any other characteristic protected by law.

San Francisco Applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Nondiscrimination: Fehr & Peers ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact Human Resources.