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AECOM Traffic/Technology/ITS Intern in Arizona, Arizona

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Traffic/Technology/ITS Intern to be based in Phoenix, AZ. This position is co-sponsored by Intelligent Transportation Society of Arizona (ITS Arizona). The position will include active participation in ITS Arizona Board Meetings and events, providing enhanced networking opportunities.

This position is expected to begin in May 2022.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity. We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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

  • Perform assignments requiring the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to carry out engineering, planning, or project management tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities

  • Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering and planning alternatives

  • Assist in agency coordination and executing emerging technology projects. Projects may involve advanced transportation technology, connected and automated vehicle pilots, smart mobility, broadband communications, ITS devices, and other innovative solutions

  • Support ITS design and planning projects, systems engineering analysis and traffic engineering tasks

  • Work on a wide range of projects and tasks and assist with field research, evaluations, data collection, data analysis, calculations, graphics, maps and data presentation, and report development

  • Prepare technical reports and memorandums, provide project meeting support, and perform other duties as required

  • Work under the supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Develop presentations to internal and external customers

  • Efficiently manage multiple tasks and responsibilities

  • Good communication skills and team spirit

  • Work in a collaborative fast-paced team environment

  • Attending ITS Arizona board meetings and events on the clock

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree accredited program and interest in transportation engineering, transportation planning or related field

  • Completion of 3rd year of qualified study by the start of this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest in emerging technology solutions for transportation

  • Interest in traffic engineering

  • Self-motivated individual with strong organizational skills

  • MS Office suite and Adobe software

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and MicroStation from school courses

  • Experience preparing graphics and visuals

  • Demonstrate excellent written, verbal, and graphical skills

Additional Information:

  • Opportunity to work part-time during the school year and full time during the summer

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 264260BR

Virtual: No

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.

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