AECOM Entry Level Transportation Planner in Tampa, Florida

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Entry Level Transportation Planner

United States of America - Florida


Job Summary

AECOM’s Florida NEPA/Corridors Group is seeking a motivated and confident Entry-Level Transportation Planner to be a part of the Tampa office staff. The candidate will be an integral part of project and study teams focused on surface transportation (roadway, transit, port, bicycle and pedestrian) studies for clients such as Florida DOT, Federal Transit Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, MPOs, counties and cities.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

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.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Project data collection, research and analysis, participation in project meetings with internal team and clients

  • Interaction with the public and project stakeholders (including federal, state and local agencies)

  • Development and/or review of project documents and general support of project team/tasks

  • Occasional travel to project sites, meeting locations and other offices will be required at times

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in planning related field of study (urban and regional planning, transportation, urban design, policy planning, geography, economics, etc.)

  • Generalize knowledge of basic planning theory/practice and public involvement/engagement techniques

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Working knowledge of GIS and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Pursue and obtain AICP within 3 years of hire date

  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in planning related field of study (urban and regional planning, transportation, urban design, policy planning, geography, economics, etc.)

  • Generalized knowledge of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

  • Strong written and oral skills

  • Confident with public speaking

  • Comfortable working in teams and with others to complete tasks

  • Self-starter

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.

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.

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Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185329BR

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.