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AECOM Transportation Planner Consultant III in Arlington, Virginia

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Transportation Planner Consultant III based in Arlington, Virginia.

For this position there is an opportunity to work remotely. Position will be primarily involved with projects for public transit agencies throughout the Americas.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Documentation of client asset management business processes and capabilities

  • Development of asset inventories and asset management plans

  • Analysis of asset inventories to determine the impact of alternative funding levels on state-of-good-repair backlog, condition, reliability, and operating & maintenance cost

  • Integration of analytical results into client financial plans

  • Report writing and presentation of findings

  • Contribution to overall engagement profitability and performance

  • Delivery of timely and quality services that meet or exceed team manager’s and client’s expectations

  • Participation in professional organizations relevant to asset management market

  • Proposal writing

  • Project management

  • Management of entry-level staff

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team 47,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future safely and reliably.

We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS Engineering, urban planning, economics, finance, information technology, public policy, business, or related field

  • 4 years of pertinent professional experience such as urban planning, economics, finance, information technology, public policy, business or related field

  • Some exposure one or more of the following: asset management, financial analysis, economic analysis, management consulting, business process improvement, information technology consulting, or other relevant area

  • Microsoft Office Access and Excel, including Visual Basic programming

  • Microsoft Office applications including Word and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS Engineering, urban planning, economics, finance, information technology, public policy, business, or related field

  • Experience with ISO 55000, state DOT transportation asset management plans, transit asset management plans, state of good repair decision support tools

  • Understanding and insights in the field of asset management in one or more of the following: financial planning, urban transportation planning, transit management and operations, rail management and operations, budget development and cost allocation principles

  • Problem-solving skills and organizational skills

  • Ability to adapt/respond to changes in client expectations

  • Strong written and oral communications skills

  • Proven ability to quasi-independently conduct, document, and communicate consulting assignments or tasks to a high professional standard

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 260828BR

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.