If you have a passion for creating healthy communities and want to be surrounded by others who are dedicated to the same cause, Alta may be the place for you. Use the links below to apply for a position. If you are having problems, contact HR@altaplanning.com.

Careers at Alta

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Senior Engineer (Durham, NC)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a Senior Engineer for their Durham, NC location. The essential priorities of this exempt, salaried position are to enhance Alta’s reputation as a trusted advisor and expert and to produce high-quality, accurate and complete design drawings, cost estimates and other project deliverables. Applicants for this position should have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and five (5) or more years of experience as a Transportation Engineer in a consulting environment or public entity.

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Planning Intern (Seattle, WA)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a planning intern for their Seattle, WA location. In this role you will provide hands-on support to project teams, Project Managers, and other local staff as well as learn the ropes of private consulting. To be considered for this position, you must be a current student majoring in Landscape Architecture, Planning, Geography or related field who has experience working with GIS.

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Designer I (Portland, OR)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a Designer I for their Portland, OR office. In this role, you will be responsible for producing high quality reports and analyses, participating in public outreach and assisting Project Managers in the development of project deliverables. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture (or related field), three (3) or more years of experience in a consulting environment or public entity and a working knowledge and interest in the field of active, non-motorized transportation.

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Designer I (Durham, NC or Greenville SC)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a Designer I for their Durham, NC or Greenville SC office. In this role, you will be responsible for producing high quality reports and analyses, participating in public outreach and assisting Project Managers in the development of project deliverables. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture (or related field), three (3) or more years of experience in a consulting environment or public entity and a working knowledge and interest in the field of active, non-motorized transportation.

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Paid Design Internship (Greenville, SC)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a Design Intern for their Greenville, SC location. In this role you will have the opportunity to work directly with associate landscape architects through all phases of the design & project management process. This will include field work & measuring, conceptual design, design development & construction document production, as well as renderings & preparation of presentation materials. To be considered for this position you must be a current student with 3 years of undergraduate or 1-2 years of graduate-level Landscape Architecture education.

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Paid Engineering Internship (Seattle, WA)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking an engineering intern for their Seattle, WA location. In this role you will provide hands-on support to project teams, Project Managers, and other local staff as well as learn the ropes of private consulting. To be considered for this position, you must be a current student majoring in Civil or Transportation engineering who have experience working with Microsoft Office and AutoCAD.

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Administrative Assistant (Durham, NC)

Alta planning + Design is seeking an administrative assistant for their Durham, NC location. This role will be responsible for supporting company operations by responding in an effective, timely and courteous manner to requests for administrative support. This position requires one (1) or more years of experience as an Administrative Assistant or similar position providing customer-focused type support as well as a passion for active living and non-motorized transportation.

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Senior Planner (Denver, CO)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a Senior Planner for their Denver, CO office. In this role, you will act as a project manager/assistant project manager and/or technical project lead, produce high quality reports and deliverables, participate in public outreach and other project deliverables, and work together with and in support of other Denver office staff. This position requires five (5) or more years of experience in a consulting environment or public entity.

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Engineer II (Bentonville, AR)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking an Engineer II for their Bentonville, AR location. This position will be responsible for contributing to the production of high-quality materials, reports and other deliverables in support of project objectives. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and at least one year of experience as a Civil or Transportation Engineer in a consulting environment or public entity.

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Planner I (Portland, OR)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking a Planner I for their Portland, OR location. In this role, you will support projects in Oregon and throughout the country with your skills in transportation planning , analysis, project management, graphic and written communication, and mapping. The ideal teammate will bring a passion for active transportation, solid technical skills, an ability to learn, and an instinct for collaboration.

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Alta is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Alta Planning + Design, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants. It is our policy that decisions involving people are made on the basis of job-related criteria, independent of an individual’s gender, race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability for which reasonable accommodation is available, and any other status protected by law. This includes decisions involving hiring, job placement, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefits, training and company-sponsored programs. Alta Planning + Design maintains formal employment policies, available on online and by request.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to all inquiries on applicants’ statuses.

Affirmative Action Plan

Alta Planning + Design, Inc. is a federal contractor subject to affirmative action regulations requiring written Affirmative Action Plans (AAP's) for minorities and women, and for covered veterans and individuals with disabilities. We worked intensively with a local firm who specializes in Affirmative Action Plans to develop a program for our company that will not only satisfy our federal obligations, but will be a living document. This means the plan is integrated into our recruiting and evaluation procedures, and is revisited often in order to ensure we're doing everything we can to embrace and promote diversity within our company.