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AECOM Transportation Planner in Phoenix, Arizona

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Transportation /Transit Planner with minimum two years experience to join their team that will support ongoing projects throughout the US West Region of North America. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work independently and as part of a larger project team. Expected assignments will include but not be limited to corridor studies, sub-regional planning efforts, alternatives analysis, and NEPA tasks for clients such as transit agencies and departments of transportation across the United States. Multiple positions available across the region.

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supports planning studies and reports for new and updated plans and programs.

  • Collects a variety of statistical data and prepares reports and maps on topics, such as census information, land use, roadway network, transit network, crash records, ridership, and asset inventories.

  • Analyzes data and prepares detailed maps for use on thematic maps and in reports.

  • Conducts concept level evaluation of transportation improvement options.

  • Documents and presents findings on transportation planning projects.

  • Researches current transportation related topics at local, State, and Federal levels.

  • Researches project options and documents findings.

  • Supports public outreach activities.

  • Assists with other duties assigned by senior staff and/or Project Managers.

  • This position will involve planning and project development activities for transportation projects under supervision of more senior staff

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Urban Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Economics, or related fields + (2) two years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters preferred in Urban Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Economics, or related fields

  • Strong technical writing skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems, including ArcMap and ArcGIS Online

  • Proficiency with InDesign and various graphics software

  • Basic knowledge of transportation planning topics

  • Local client relationships

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.

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 Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267210BR

Virtual: No

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.