AECOM Mid-Level Transportation Planning/NEPA Project Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Mid-Level Transportation Planning/NEPA Project Engineer

United States of America - North Carolina

Raleigh

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Mid-Level Transportation Planning/NEPA Project Engineer for immediate employment in the Raleigh, NC office.

The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in transportation planning and project management specific to the North Carolina Department of Transportation. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The incumbent can look forward to managing and supporting projects such as major transportation environmental impacts statements and environmental assessments, feasibility studies, and comprehensive transportation plans. 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.

AECOM is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a broad range of planning, engineering and architectural design, environmental, construction, program and construction management, systems integration, operations and maintenance, management and a wide range of specialized technical services for the U.S. federal government, state and local government agencies, Fortune 500 companies and other multinational corporations. We provide services for transportation, hazardous waste, industrial infrastructure and process, petrochemical, general building, water/wastewater, military facilities and equipment platforms, and defense and security programs.

AECOM’s Transportation Group – Southeast Region is growing again! With 90,000 people in more than 150 countries, AECOM, a fortune 500 company and recognized as one of the most admired companies by Fortune, is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. Our highly capable team provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. AECOM is ranked #1 in Transportation by Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine for 14 consecutive years. AECOM is also ranked #1 in Transportation by ENR in the Southeast USA.

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

  • Assist/Manage, coordinate and/or oversee transportation related projects and task assignments to include traffic engineering, traffic forecasting, travel demand modeling, traffic capacity analyses, interchange modification/justification reports

  • Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by others

  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed planning products

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

  • Assists specialized planning functions, such as large-scale new development proposals and environmental studies

  • Advises various councils, boards, commissions and elected officials in planning related issues

  • Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities

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

  • Analyzes planning projects related to transportation for information, including land use policies, impact of projects and long-range planning needs

  • Prepares reports, recommendations, assessments and impact statements on transportation planning

  • Recommends transportation system projects based on economic, population, land-use, and traffic projections

  • Develops or tests new methods and models of transportation analysis

  • Analyzes data from modeling software, geographic information systems or associated databases

  • Collaborates with senior engineers to research, analyze, or resolve complex transportation and aviation design issues

  • Develops design ideas for new or improved transport infrastructure, such as junction improvements, pedestrian projects, bicycle planning, transit facilities, and car parking areas

  • Participates/assists in public meetings or hearings to explain planning proposals, to gather feedback from those affected by projects, or to achieve consensus on project designs

  • Reviews development plans for transportation system effects, infrastructure requirements, or compliance with applicable transportation regulations

  • Analyzes transportation-related consequences of federal and state legislative proposals

  • Supplies transportation planning, engineering, and infrastructure advice to clients

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or planning with studies in civil engineering, transportation planning, environmental planning or related field

  • 10+ years’ experience in planning and or planning-related field

  • Proficient in Excel, and MSWord

  • Must have one or more of the following certifications: Professional Engineer (PE), American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), Certified Environmental Professional (CEP)

  • Experience in NEPA plannin projects

  • Preparation of and usage of project management tools such as scopes of service, budgets and schedules

  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills

  • Successful management of at least one Environmental Impact Statements and/or Multiple Environmental Assessments compliant with the National Environmental Policy Act NEPA

  • Good understanding of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) NEPA compliance and procedures as administered by NC Department of Transportation

  • Experience with MicroSoft Office Suite including MSProject, MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as Microstation, and GIS

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in engineering, urban planning, transportation, public policy, or related area of study or demonstrated combination of education, skills, knowledge, ability and experience

  • 12+ years of experience in planning or related field

  • Advanced knowledge of the philosophies, principals, practices and techniques of engineering or planning

  • Experience working on NCDOT project development projects involving compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and NC Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) projects

  • Experience working on multimodal transportation projects including, bicycle, pedestrian, transit, and highway projects

  • Ability to interpret planning legislation and municipal requirements; and ability to determine compliance with such regulations and to apply regulations to field condition

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.

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:

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 Engineering - Transportation

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 166557BR