AECOM Principal Planner in Auckland, New Zealand

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146342BR

Position Title Principal Planner

Job Category Planning

Business Line Environment

Country New Zealand

State/Province/Region NZ - Auckland

City Auckland

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Environment

Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

The Role

You will have strong knowledge of the Resource Management Act and be an ‘all-rounder’ who can contribute to the following services;

  • Analysis and review of relevant planning documents to scope planning requirements, develop planning methodologies and advise on key information to support required approvals.

  • Identify and advise on key environmental risks to the delivery of projects.

  • Prepare, manage and support applications requiring planning approval (i.e. resource consents, plan change requests, notices of requirement, etc.).

  • Prepare and manage submissions of planning documents.

  • Provide planning assistance to territorial, regional and national planning authorities.

  • Represent clients and/or provide expert evidence at statutory hearings.

Minimum Requirements

About You

  • 10 years New Zealand planning experience, preferably in a consulting environment

  • Resource Management or NZ planning qualification

  • Member of the NZPI (or is eligible)

  • Demonstrated experience in infrastructure designations and consenting

  • Can communicate exceptionally well and is client focused

  • Ability to provide mentorship and support to junior staff

Preferred Qualifications .

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.