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AECOM Planner II in Piscataway, New Jersey

United States of America - New Jersey, Piscataway

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Planner II to be based in Piscataway, New Jersey.

About AECOM

At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS—Transportation

  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

  • We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Interprets and applies applicable government codes, ordinances and regulations.

  • Initiates actions necessary to correct deficiencies or violations of regulations.

  • Assists with updates and maintenance of Comprehensive Plan, transportation plan and land development regulations.

  • Acts as a liaison between community groups, government agencies, developers and elected officials in developing neighborhood plans.

  • Conducts review of various development applications, including plats, permits, site plans, variance requests and rezonings.

  • Conducts extensive research in specific or general project areas.

  • Writes and presents formal and technical reports, working papers and correspondence.

  • Identifies community problems, issues and opportunities in particular neighborhoods that could be mitigated through better community planning.

  • Develops long range plans for communities with common developmental issues.

  • Develops strategies to promote economic and community development, or efficient land use consistent with community goals.

  • Evaluates adequacy of community facilities in meeting current and projected needs.

  • Recommends priorities, schedules and funding sources to implement public improvements plan.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree plus 2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Experience with wetland delineations and Land Use permitting.

  • Experience developing regulatory permit applications.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Planning, or related field.

  • Proficiency in NEPA and Executive Order No. 215 regulatory frameworks and their application to projects.

  • Familiar with state and federal regulations.

  • Experience with linear development projects.

  • Transportation experience is a plus; especially NJ Transit, NJDOT, and the New Jersey Turnpike Authority.

  • Experience with the preparation of environmental documents (NEPA and EO215).

  • Significant experience using GIS to develop intricate maps, manipulate and analyze data, and solve advanced geospatial queries.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 248660BR

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.

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