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AECOM Urban Planner II in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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 nearly 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

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Urban Planner II for immediate employment in the Virginia Beach, VA office. In this role the Planner will be joining AECOM’s Buildings and Places group and will serve on multi-disciplinary planning projects primarily for military installations and federal agencies. This is a hybrid work-model requiring a minimum of 2-3 days per week in the office.

The responsibilities of this role include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Develops creative and innovative solutions to manage Federal client’s communications, expectations, and requests

  • Coordinate project resources and staffing and task management

  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed planning products

  • Monitors and ensures compliance with local, state, and federal laws

  • Prepare and oversees project tasks including schedule, data collection and analysis, workshop preparation, meeting facilitation, concept development, report writing and layout, graphics development, etc.

  • Ensure quality of reports and documents developed meets guidelines

  • Introduce innovative ideas or processes to streamline project efforts

  • Prepares reports on operations and activities, recommending improvements and modifications


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Demonstrated experience using Adobe and MS Office software

  • Relevant experience should include one or more of the following:

  • Master Planning

  • Assessment of existing conditions

  • Resilience planning

  • Community planning

  • Due to the nature of client's work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with ArcGIS and/or AutoCAD is a plus

  • Previous military planning or military experience is helpful, but not required

  • AICP certification is beneficial

Additional Information

  • This is a hybrid work-model requiring at a minimum of 2-3 days per week in the office

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role

  • Relocation support is not available for this position

  • Some travel within the United States will be necessary

Offered rate of compensation in (Virginia locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $55,029.50 - $85,000.

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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.


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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. 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: J10097826

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Planning

Work Location Model: Hybrid