AECOM Urban Planner in Washington, District Of Columbia
The Urbanism + Planning group of AECOM is actively seeking a creative and enthusiastic urban planner for employment in the Washington, DC office. The project planner will serve on multi-disciplinary planning efforts in the regions most treasured places, from national parks to neighborhoods. As part of a highly collaborative team of urban designers, economists, and data analysts, the planner will develop planning documents, contribute to NEPA compliance studies, and facilitate stakeholder engagement efforts to help municipal, federal, and private sector clients advance transformational projects in the region. The planner will:
Compile data and conduct research in support of planning initiatives
Create innovative and informative graphics and maps
Support development of plans including land use studies and Environmental Assessment documents
Help produce material for project meetings and workshops
Organize and participate in stakeholder engagement activities
Collaborate with team and client stakeholders
At AECOM, 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.
We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.
On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year
Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”
Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”
VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
Buildings and Places
AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.
With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.
Our teams have designed and delivered signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework; Al Janoub Stadium (with Zaha Hadid Architects) in Qatar; Place Ladywell Temporary Housing in London, UK; the new Philippines Senate Building in Manila; public realm and open space such as Liberty Park, New York, New York, Dasha River, Shenzhen, China, Oxygen Park, Qatar; as well as and corporate workplace and tech facilities for Fortune 500 companies around the world.
Bachelor's Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or related field plus 2 years of work experience
Understanding of NEPA and municipal planning processes, as well as Washington regional context
Proficient with ArcGIS, MS Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite required
Experience with AutoCAD, Sketchup Pro or other 3D software applicationsAdept at developing creative and innovative graphics and document layouts
Ability to take instruction and/or manage discrete project tasks as required
Positive outlook and can-do attitude approach to tasks and teamwork
Efficient and organized worker with a high level of attention to detail
AICP certification (or certification track) preferred
Exceptional writing, research, analysis and communication skills
Excellent time management skills and ability to balance priorities
Effective problem solving and analytical skills
Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary teams
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Planning
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 255710BR
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.