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Do your most meaningful work here.
Grow professionally.
Pick a path that’s right for you.

What We Offer

Do your most meaningful work here.
Grow professionally.
Pick a path that’s right for you.

Imagine sidewalks brimming with life. Protected bike lanes. Plentiful commute options. Public transit that builds opportunity. This is the world we are working to create. The projects we take on always help to achieve broader community goals. We aren’t in the business of widening highways, expanding parking lots, or designing drive-thrus. We put people first.

Professional development matters, whether you’re starting your career or growing it. Our Internship Program equips budding planners and engineers with on-the-job experience, and our Mentorship Program helps people navigate their career journey from any stage. Our Leadership Academy supports the career development of our teammates by fostering connections, growing leadership skills, and providing a pathway for growth in the firm. We also provide a yearly professional development stipend—for conferences, courses, books, you name it—on top of reimbursing professional licensing fees.

We tackle a range of sustainable transportation projects in communities of all sizes throughout North America. From transit and active transportation to curb management and commute support, the work we do is as diverse as our team.


Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision
for employees and covered dependents including same-sex spouses and same-sex domestic partners
401(k) retirement savings program
with employer contribution
Paid time off
and nine paid company-designated holidays
In-house training programs
Professional society and license reimbursement
Professional development stipend
Technology stipend
Commute subsidies
for transit and biking
Flexibility to work from home
up to 3 days per week
Company paid coverage
under our short term and long term disability plans
Paid parental leave
for birth, adoption, or foster child
Health benefits
cover gender confirmation surgery for transgender employees
Supplemental Medical Protection Plans
Adoption and Surrogacy Assistance Program
Employee assistance program


Open Positions

What Our Teammates Have to Say

James Gamez
"Nelson\Nygaard gives you room to grow and chart your own course."

James Gamez, Transit Sector Co-Lead

Sean McTague
"The work we do here is special because of the value we place on making sure transit is delivered in an equitable and dignified manner for all."

Sean McTague, Associate

Yanisa Techagumthorn
"I love working on a team that’s dedicated to making real improvements in people’s lives."

Yanisa Techagumthorn, Senior Associate

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