AECOM Entry Level Planner I in Raleigh, North Carolina

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Entry Level Planner I

United States of America - North Carolina


Job Summary

The AECOM Planning and Environment Department is actively seeking a creative, entry level Transportation Planner for immediate employment in the Raleigh, NC office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an interest and knowledge of transportation/transit planning. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The incumbent can look forward to supporting projects such as major transportation environmental impacts statements, feasibility studies, alternatives analyses, comprehensive transportation plans and bicycle and pedestrian plans.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Incumbent Responsibilities:

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

  • Reviews or assists in the review of planning projects related to transportation for information, including land use policies, feasibility studies, alternatives analyses, environmental impact of projects and long-range planning needs.

  • Prepares and presents detailed reports on development proposals to government bodies.

  • Collects a variety of statistical data and assists in report preparation.

  • Coordinates community review of public project materials.

  • Under direct supervision, conducts field evaluations and assessments.

Minimum Requirements

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering or planning with studies in urban planning, transportation planning, environmental planning or related field

  • Entry level – no experience required

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, research and data collection.

  • Knowledge of a relevant specialization including transportation, and land use or affordable housing.

  • Analytical skills to interpret research data for reports and apply mathematic techniques in practical situations.

  • Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills to explain rules and procedures clearly to the public.

  • Knowledge of relevant computer hardware and software programs, which may include Microsoft Office, ArcGIS 10.0 and Internet applications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree would be desirable, in urban planning, transportation, public policy, or related area of study or demonstrated combination of education, skills, knowledge, ability and experience.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Planning

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182535BR

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.