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AECOM Municipal Planner in Newark, Delaware

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 a highly motivated Municipal Planner for employment in our Newark, DE office. The candidate will work collaboratively with planning and engineering staff to support a variety of planning projects, including transportation planning, community outreach, and urban design.

Responsibilities could include:

  • Preparation of display boards, planning documents or renderings

  • Support for in-person or virtual public outreach, including venue selection, minutes, and preparation of public-facing communications

  • 3-D modeling and visualization using a variety of software packages, including InDesign, SketchUp, Lumion, and AutoCAD

  • Preparation of illustrative mapping and graphics

  • Research for planning reports and documents

  • Interaction with multi-discipline and multi-office teams within AECOM

  • Working effectively in team situations and establishing strong relationships with other discipline teams

  • Under direct supervision, conducting field evaluations and assessments

  • Will work closely with municipal clients and assisting with ongoing efforts and projects

This position requires the flexibility to serve as a cross-disciplinary resource to best serve the needs of AECOM.

AECOM -Transportation

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.


Minimum Requirements :

  • BA/BS + 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in transportation/urban planning, geography, environmental sciences, public policy, or related field.

  • 2+ years of experience in transportation, urban, or community planning, or urban design

  • Proficiency with graphics/visualization platforms such as Adobe Creative Suite, and SketchUp

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to interact with stakeholders for project outreach activities

  • Ability to work on assignments with minimal supervision

  • Experience with technical writing and/or public-facing communications

  • Knowledge of ArcGIS

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this position

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

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

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: J10071891

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Planning