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AECOM Environmental Planner (Rail/Transit Projects) - 2 Years of Experience in Murray, Utah

Company Description

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking to hire an Environmental Planner II to support our exciting Rail/Transit project in Murray, UT.


  • Conducting research, data reviews, and analysis to determine potential environmental effects.

  • Preparing text, maps, and graphics for National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents and transportation planning studies.

  • Interprets and compares findings of relevan t studies for compliance with local, state, and Federal requirements, standard procedures, and client expectations.

  • Collects a variety of technical and statistical data and prepares reports and maps on topics, such as census information, land use, and the natural environment.

  • Utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to analyze data and prepare detailed maps for use in reports.

  • Supports planning studies and reports.

  • Supports agency stakeholder and public engagement efforts.

  • Assists with other duties assigned by senior staff and/or Project Managers.



  • BA/BS in Environmental Sciences, Planning, Geography, or related fields + 2 or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education


  • 3+ years of experience

  • Masters preferred in Urban Planning, Geography, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Sciences, Economics, or related fields

  • Strong technical writing skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Proficiency with Geographic Information Systems, including ArcMap and ArcGIS Online

  • Basic knowledge of NEPA and transportation planning topics

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

  • Sponsorship is available for this role

  • Relocation is not available for this role

  • Travel is not required for this role

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10092896

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Planning

Work Location Model: Hybrid