AECOM Urban Designer in Gurgaon, India

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146614BR

Position Title Urban Designer

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Design + Planning

Country India

State/Province/Region IN - Haryana

City Gurgaon

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

Design + Planning

Our professionals specialize in design, master planning, environmental and ecological planning, strategic planning and economic development. We create implementable solutions that promote sustainable land use and enhance quality of life.

Job Summary

The Urban Designer works within the studio team to provide technical expertise on allocated urban design projects. The role includes the application of architecture and urban design skills along with project coordination responsibilities from time to time.

The urban designer works closely with senior staff including the senior Urban Designer to produce and refine reports and product in accordance with the project scope. The Urban Designer must be flexible and able to work both independently and within the team, usually within tight timeframes within the parameters of each project.

As a key member of the studio, the Urban Designer shall actively and positively contribute to the overall running of the studio on a daily basis. This includes participation in the team meetings and any other initiatives that are agreed by the studio leadership team.

The responsibilities shall include:

  • Work with the allocated project manager to produce project reports, drawings, and other documents to meet client deadlines as outlined by the PM

  • Assist in the preparation of conceptual and schematic design plans and reports as required by the PM

  • Apply computer skills in a range of packages including CADD, Adobe Creative Suite and other software as required

  • Assist in the preparation of documentation & presentation packages for projects

  • Participate in design workshops with clients and staff as appropriate to the projects

  • Liaise with clients in accordance with the project requirements and as agreed by the PM

  • Work harmoniously in the team environment, practicing open communication, a participative approach to work and commitment to projects

  • Work with other AECOM offices from time to time to assist in projects as well as gain assistance in studio projects

  • Participate in the appropriate practice circles, information sharing and firm wide programs as required

  • Implement and use AECOM’s QA system for all project work, maintain and refine in-house design standards, procedures, and policy

  • Contribute to the team environment, practicing open communication, a participative approach to meetings and work and commitment to projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture.

  • Experience working on Revit is MUST.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good communication skills, and able to work well independently at times.

  • Able to see the “bigger picture” and take a birds-eye view on projects

  • Must be able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.

  • Confident, with the ability to work either independently or as part of a team.

  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.

  • Maintains affiliation with professional societies to keep abreast of current technologies.

  • Accountability for assigned work.

  • Accuracy & precision of work.

  • Willingness to learn and develop.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Enthusiastic and Self-motivated.

  • Work well within a multidisciplinary team.

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.