American Structurepoint

Project Planner/Senior Planner

Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis | US-OH-Columbus
Job ID
Planning Group
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time


When you join American Structurepoint, you gain more than a career. You become part of a family of talented, passionate, good-hearted people who take pride in going the extra mile for our clients. At American Structurepoint, we are known for making the impossible happen for clients across the world who want help building and bettering their communities. We live by our values- excellence, respect, integrity innovation, and social responsibility. We encourage our experts to try new things and explore new ideas that turn our client's dreams into reality, even if those ideas are unconventional. We invest in our people by offering excellent benefits and training, development, and mentorship opportunities that lead to a rewarding career path. If you are ready for more than a career, we invite you to explore opportunities to join our team and help us improve the quality of life for the communities we serve.


Group: Planning and Economic Development

Position: Project Planner/ Senior Planner

Location: Indianapolis, IN or Columbus, OH


Our upstart and growing planning and landscape architecture group helps our clients stay ahead of the curve and finds unique and innovative solutions to everyday problems. Our planning group specializes in both rural and urban redevelopment planning, sub-area plans, urban design projects, strategic investment planning, economic development and general land-use planning.

Our team is looking for a supportive and energetic project planner that shares our interest in improving the quality of life for our clients and the communities we serve. Candidates should have a strong belief in the value of community engagement, should be comfortable working in a collaborative environment and should have a passion for providing informed, innovative and creative strategies and solutions.


  • Preparing communications and outreach materials for planning processes, including the design of print collateral and online communications tools;
  • Providing support for public workshops and events, including preparing materials, facilitating small groups and processing public input gathered;
  • Researching and collecting data on community conditions and trends and working with staff to present information in a clear and compelling manner in multiple formats;
  • Preparing and delivering draft content for presentations to clients, stakeholders and the public;
  • Preparing maps and graphics that help to effectively convey key data and help tell important stories about communities;
  • Drafting text for planning documents and interim deliverables that is technically competent while also accessible to the intended audience(s);
  • Assisting with editing and formatting plans and other documents.

Additional responsibilities may include:


  • Assisting in client and business development.
  • Assisting with the identification and creation of project opportunities in Indiana and Ohio.
  • Assisting with content generation for proposals including RFQ’s and RFP’s including budgets, schedules and scopes of work.
  • Assist in the mentorship and development of staff.
  • Provide support to other departments in the company with planning related projects (marketing, outreach and public involvement, project development).


  • Our ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of experience in the field of Community Planning, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Community Development
  • Project and or task management experience required
  • AICP accreditation preferred
  • Must be highly-motivated and possess the ability to work independently on concurrent projects in a fast-paced professional environment
  • Excellent written, graphic and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency with ArcView, and Adobe design software (PhotoShop, InDesign, Illustrator)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to organize work, establish priorities, meets established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with a minimum of direction
  • Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local rules, regulations, ordinances, and other regulatory standards applicable to the work
  • Knowledge of available funding opportunities and applicable processes including but not limited to the programs offered by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) and the Indiana Economic Development coalition (IEDC)


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