If you have a passion for creating healthy communities and want to be surrounded by others who are dedicated to our mission, Alta may be the place for you. Use the links below to apply for a position.

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Careers at Alta

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Career Positions Available
Location

Office Administrator (Oakland, CA)

You are seeking to support a mission-based organization that has a positive impact on your community and the environment. You have a passion for active living, whether through weekend hikes, commuting by bike, or exploring the built environments that surround us. You have at least four years of experience in a professional environment and are […]

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Oakland, CA

Engineering Associate – Troy (Albany), New York

Alta Planning + Design is seeking an experienced transportation/civil engineer looking to take the next step in their career and to help lead a high-profile project in New York state as well other important projects throughout the Northeast. You’ll contribute to the production of high-quality, accurate and complete design documents, reports and analyses for this […]

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Troy, NY

Senior Associate (San Jose, CA)

You are a seasoned project manager who is considered an expert in community transportation and/or land use planning, has strong people and project management skills, and is looking for the next challenge in your career. You have worked for at least eight years in a consulting environment or public entity, with three or more years […]

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CA, San Jose

Senior Associate Engineer (Oakland, CA)

You are an experienced transportation engineering professional seeking to contribute at a leadership level to an innovative and growing organization. You welcome collaboration on design production with multidisciplinary colleagues to achieve comprehensive and successful project implementation. You have at least eight years of experience leading project-based engineering design development and managing project teams. As a […]

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Oakland, CA

Planning Group Leader/Senior Associate Planner (San Diego, CA)

You are a seasoned project manager who is considered an expert in community transportation and/or land use planning, has strong people and project management skills, and is looking for the next challenge in your career. You have worked for at least eight years in a consulting environment or public entity, with three or more years […]

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San Diego, CA

Engineer, Level II (Durham, NC)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking an Engineer, Level II for its Durham, NC office. This entry level engineer contributes to the production of high-quality reports and analyses, and produces high-quality, accurate and complete design drawings, cost estimates and other project deliverables. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and at […]

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Durham, NC

Engineer, Level I (Durham, NC)

Alta Planning + Design is seeking an Engineer, Level I for its Durham, NC office. The Engineer I contributes to the production of high-quality reports and analyses, and produces high-quality, accurate and complete design drawings, cost estimates and other project deliverables. This position also assists Project Managers in the development of project deliverables and objectives […]

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Durham, NC
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.