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AECOM Strategic Facility Planner in Dallas, Texas

Company Description

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Job Description

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a Strategic Facility Planner to join the U.S. West Digital Consulting team. This position is to be based in Dallas, TX. The Strategic Facility Planner plays a pivotal role in facilitating collaboration between stakeholders and community representatives to obtain holistic solutions for facility management and investment. With a focus on fostering sustainability, community impact, and accessibility, they coordinate, organize, and leverage the results of our team’s facility condition assessments in concert with information gained from client and stakeholder workshops to develop strategic facility plans. This position serves as a bridge between various stakeholders, ensuring that assessment data informs decision-making processes and drives strategic initiatives.

By emphasizing collaboration with both stakeholders and community representatives, the Strategic Facility Planner ensures that diverse perspectives are considered in developing comprehensive solutions. This approach allows for a holistic understanding of facility needs and challenges, leading to informed decision-making that benefits both the organization, building tenants, and the community at large. Through effective collaboration, the Strategic Facility Planner enables stakeholders to work together towards shared goals, resulting in sustainable, inclusive, and impactful facility management solutions.

We are seeking an ideal candidate who demonstrates a strong ability to create engaging content, conduct client workshops, facilitate the prioritization of needs, and comfortably engage with large groups. The successful candidate will exhibit a proactive approach to learning new skills and methods, particularly in challenging field and office settings. Within our collaborative, supportive, and positive team environment, the candidate will have ample opportunities to learn on the job and participate in development activities, fostering professional growth and advancement. Previous experience in similar roles that involve content creation, workshop facilitation, and interaction with diverse groups is highly desirable and will be beneficial in this position.

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

  • Serving as a technical specialist for the department in the application of strategic facilities planning.

  • Holding full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating complex assignments.

  • Demonstrating the ability to manage staff, tasks, and/or projects effectively.

  • Overseeing client relationships, conducting research, and developing an understanding of local markets.

  • Performing or overseeing technical studies and the preparation of deliverables.

  • Facilitating public and agency outreach efforts.

  • Working closely with subcontractors to ensure coordination and collaboration.

  • Collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of technical specialists and managing their project-delivery efforts.

  • Assisting with proposals and business development activities.

  • Providing oversight and guidance to junior staff members.

  • Engaging in peer collaboration by reviewing their work and actively participating in post-project reviews.

  • Coordinating dashboard content and heavy usage of Microsoft Office products for data analysis and presentation purposes.

  • Working under direct supervision, following instructions and established practices.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS + 6 Years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License required to visit project sites, clients, and other AECOM offices. As a condition of employment, selected candidate must pass a Motor Vehicle Records review.

  • US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors preferred in Urban Design, Urban Planning, City Planning, City and Regional Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, or related fields.

  • Masters preferred in Urban Design, Urban Planning, City Planning, City and Regional Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, or related fields.

  • Demonstrated technical writing and communication skills.

  • Experience in project management.

  • Technical background and expertise in facilities planning.

  • Experience with K-12 clientele, higher education, Federal Government, state and local government, or similar is preferred.

  • Previous relevant work experience coordinating workshops, manipulating facility information, performing strategic planning, or related tasks.

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).

  • Self-Starter: Demonstrates a high level of initiative and motivation, able to take ownership of tasks and projects independently, while consistently delivering exceptional results.

  • Team Player: Collaborative by nature, with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and a willingness to actively contribute to team goals and objectives.

  • Proactive: Exhibits a forward-thinking mindset, anticipating needs and challenges, and taking proactive steps to address them efficiently.

  • Ability to pass criminal, drug, and background checks to work on Federal grounds, military installations, and school grounds.

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to travel to project locations including driving, flying, and overnight stays. Travel is anticipated to encompass up to 30% of time.

Additional Information

  • Travel is required for this position.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, and experience. The salary range for this position is

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $87,500.00 - $129,900.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10107362

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: Hybrid