AECOM Transportation Planner in Phoenix, Arizona

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Transportation Planner

United States of America - Arizona


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative and talented Multimodal Transportation Planner for immediate employment in the Phoenix, Arizona office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an educational and career path in transit or transportation planning, with proven experience contributing to planning tasks and related projects. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to be highly organized, work well independently and with teams, and communicate clearly. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, diverse, and challenging opportunities. The selected candidate can look forward to contributing to a wide variety of projects that include multimodal corridor studies, transit studies, and environmental planning tasks for transportation projects.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Collect, organize, and manage data to conduct transportation/transit alignment and facility siting studies

  • Utilize GIS and other tools including Microsoft Office programs to provide data-driven analysis for planning studies

  • Respond to questions and requests from project team members, clients, and other stakeholders

  • Participate in meetings with clients, members of the public, and other stakeholders

  • This position may require occasional travel

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Engineering, Architecture, Geography, Environmental Studies, Transportation Studies, or related field or demonstrated combination of education, skills, knowledge, ability and experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Creative problem-solving skills to gather relevant information to solve transportation planning-related issues and challenges

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

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

  • Technical writing capability

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ year of relevant work experience or a relevant internship

  • Working knowledge of GIS

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Demonstration of educational and career path in transit or transportation planning, with proven experience of contributing to planning efforts and other related assignments

  • Familiarity with transportation and multimodal planning principles

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Planning

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 168237BR