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AECOM Senior Transportation Planner in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

Job Description

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Transportation Planner to join our team. In this role, you will be a leading member of a multidisciplinary team that includes transportation, environmental, design, and communications professionals. The Senior Transportation Planner works collaboratively with planning and engineering staff to support clients with original solutions to challenging problems.

The ideal candidate has a passion for growing a planning practice that transforms local communities by investing strongly in client relationships and business development opportunities. The role can be hybrid or office-based out of the Greater Pennsylvania area and may require regular travel around Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Virginia.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage Transportation and Urban Planning projects from inception to close-out

  • Mentor and supervise emerging planners within the Transportation Planning department

  • Engage in client relationship and business development activities to drive the growth of the planning practice in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West Virginia and New Jersey

  • Prepare, facilitate, and lead public and stakeholder engagement programs

  • Prepare technical solutions, reports, and visuals to support a variety of planning project types, including: transportation, environmental, community, equity, and sustainability planning

  • Work collaboratively among other planning and technical disciplines, including Traffic Engineering, Municipal Planning, and Water Resources.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Environmental Science or a closely related field and six (6) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience &/or education.

  • AICP certification or ability to obtain within 1 year

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience planning and designing solutions for a variety of transportation projects, including transit, streetscaping, and bicycle and pedestrian planning

  • 8 years of transportation planning (or closely related) experience

  • 2+ years of experience with client relationship management, business development &/or project management

  • Experience working closely with the public and conducting public outreach

  • Experience in assembling and supporting the writing of grants (i.e. - Federal, IIJA, etc.)

  • Self-motivated individual with strong organizational skills and the ability to work both collaboratively and independently

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

  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual presentation skills

Additional Information

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

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this role.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $110,000.00 - $140,000.00.


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: J10111498

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Planning

Work Location Model: On-Site