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AECOM Transportation Planner in Savannah, Georgia

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Transportation Planner based in Atlanta, Georgia. The successful candidate will work with the Atlanta-based transit planning practice to provide high-quality deliverables and technical planning support services for our Georgia clients. The candidate must demonstrate

  • Demonstrate familiarity and knowledge of transit planning concepts, including NEPA, transit operation and route planning, and data analysis

  • Develops reports, graphics, and technical memoranda as assigned

  • Interprets and applies applicable government codes, ordinances and regulations

  • Assists with updates and maintenance of Comprehensive Plans, transportation plans, and land development regulations

  • Acts as a liaison between community groups, government agencies, developers, and elected officials in developing neighborhood plans

  • Conducts review of various plans, regulations, development applications, including comprehensive plans, permits, site plans, and technical studies

  • Conducts extensive research in specific or general project areas

  • Writes and presents formal and technical reports, working papers, and correspondence

  • Identifies community problems, issues, and opportunities in particular neighborhoods that could be mitigated through better community planning

  • Develops long-range plans for communities with common developmental issues

  • Develops strategies to promote economic and community development, or efficient land use consistent with community goals

  • Evaluates the adequacy of community facilities in meeting current and projected needs

  • Recommends priorities, schedules, and funding sources to implement public improvement plans such as transportation plans and transits development plans

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 – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


  • 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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Environmental Planning or related field

  • 2+ years of experience in transportation planning, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), economic development, rural planning, and transit planning

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Urban Planning or similar

  • Knowledge of transit planning concepts and methods

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary teams

  • Competence in Geographic Information Systems software (GIS), including ArcInfo

  • Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, as well as Adobe Creative Suite

  • Knowledge of ArcView GIS, InDesign, and other technical programs used to analyze data and inform decision-making.

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 Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 270516BR

Additional Locations US - Savannah, GA - 22 Barnard Street

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.