AECOM Urban Planner II in Arlington, Virginia
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The Federal Planning Group of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented planner for immediate employment in the Arlington, VA office. The project planner will serve on multi-disciplinary planning projects for mainly military installations and federal agencies. As part of the project team, the planner will develop creative and innovation solutions to address the Federal Government’s issues. The project planner will:
Compile data and conduct research in support of project delivery
Create innovative and informative graphics to support the planning documents
Play a key role in the preparation of plans
Write, design, and format sections of planning reports and documents
Produce material for project meetings and workshops
Participate in on-site workshops in support role
Communicate effectively with project team and manager
Manage discrete project tasks as required
AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture. With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable, and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions. Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc., and many Fortune 500 companies.
BA/BS in Urban Planning or related degree plus two (2) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Must be a U.S. citizen
Professional experience utilizing ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Sketchup Pro, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) required
Master’s degree in urban and regional planning or related field
4 years of professional Urban Planning experience
Active DOD Secret Clearance of the ability to obtain one
AICP certification (or certification track) preferred
LEED certification (or certification track) preferred
Knowledge of military installation/real property planning or military experience a plus
Exceptional writing, research, analysis and communication skills
Positive outlook and can-do attitude approach to tasks and teamwork
Excellent time management skills and ability to balance priorities
Effective problem solving and analytical skills
Efficient and organized worker with a high level of attention to detail
Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary teams
Apt at developing creative and innovative graphics and project layouts
Ability to manage discrete project tasks as required
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Planning
Work Location Model: Hybrid