Recruitment fraud warning: Click here for more information.

slideshow content

Serpentine Pavilion

Fusing art, architecture and engineering

Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

United Kingdom

Good engineering is about observing, questioning and communicating to truly understand what’s at the heart of each project.

Amy Koerbel

Structural Designer, Buildings + Places

Moses Mabidha Stadium

Focusing on legacy, culture and location

South Africa

Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

Tim Ter Haar

Managing Director, Buildings + Places

Bloomberg European Headquarters

Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

United Kingdom

Our in-house expertise and wealth of knowledge across disciplines enable delivery of the most complex projects.

Coralie Soudee

Associate, Commercial Cost Management

Taizhou Bridge

Connecting with long-span suspension


In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

Managing Director, Transportation

Connected and Automated Vehicles

Expanding mobility options

United States

We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

Veronica Siranosian

Director, AECOM Ventures

f a company that is <a href="" target="_blank">pioneering the future</a>. Our teams around t
ture that champions <a href="" target="_blank">inclusion, diversity</a> and overall <a href="" target="_blank">employee well-being</a> through programs su
any leadership. Our <a href="" target="_blank">core values</a> define who we are,
es down to not only <a href="" target="_blank">delivering a better world</a>, but working to “ma

Job Information

AECOM Urban Planner in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Canada - Manitoba, Winnipeg

Job Summary

About Buildings + Places Canada

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.

AECOM Buildings + Places Canada (B+P Canada) is a vibrant and growing fully integrated team spanning architecture, all the building’s engineering disciplines, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban design, economics and asset management for design and infrastructure projects. Project assignments may include, although not limited to: Transit and Municipal, Commercial, and Institutional projects, Justice, Education and Government.

AECOM Canada Buildings & Places is seeking a Senior Urban Planner. The successful candidate will work from home due to COVID for the time being. Post-COVID, we would like the job incumbent to work out of our Winnipeg, Manitoba office.

Major Responsibilities:

The Senior Urban and Regional Planner:

  • Manages complex planning and urban design projects for municipalities, Indigenous Communities and private sector clients.

  • Provides Planning expertise and collaborates with AECOM Water (Municipal), Transportation and Environmental, and Buildings & Places staff on a wide range of related natural/water resources planning, land development and infrastructure projects.

  • Prepares Municipal Development Plans and Zoning Bylaws, Secondary Plans, including managing stakeholder and public engagement processes, and coordinating engineering and environmental inputs.

  • Prepares First Nation Community Plans and Land Use Plans, and School Feasibility and Infrastructure Studies, including managing and stakeholder and Community engagement and coordinating other disciplines.

  • Prepares Recreation Planning documents including Master Parks Plans and Active Transportation Master Plans.

  • Presents plans, reports and other findings to public and private clients, advisory boards, representatives of public agencies and elected officials.

  • Conducts research and prepares reports on physical terrain, hazard mitigation property, land use, social and economic issues.

  • Performs site inspections to gather data relevant to planning and urban design and development review process and/or to confirm that projects comply with approved plans.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning, City Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering or related field

  • Candidates must have relevant experience related to land-use planning and public engagement for municipalities and First Nations.

  • Eligibility for Full membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and a Canadian Provincial Professional Planners Institute.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Planning, Urban Design or related field (e.g. Landscape Architecture).

  • Full membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), Registered Professional Planner (RPP) and Member of any Canadian Professional Planners Institute a strong asset.

  • Strong portfolio of projects demonstrating excellent technical capabilities with a focus on the delivery of high-quality planning.

  • Demonstrated experience in client relationship management, project management and team management.

  • Ability to work across integrated teams both within the Urbanism + Planning Practice and other key market sectors (Architecture and Building Engineering, Water, Transportation, Environment).

  • Private and public sector experience.

  • Knowledge and experience working with MS Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint), and AutoCAD and/or GIS.

  • Demonstrated experience working on First Nations /Indigenous/Northern Community Planning projects.

  • Demonstrable track record in the successful delivery of projects from proposal development to implementation and completion, with a focus on maintaining project schedule and budget.

  • Superior interpersonal skills including relationship building, communication at all levels and an ability to work collaboratively across the organization.


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-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, 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 2021 Military Friendly® Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2021

Additional Information

  • Company is unable to provide financial relocation assistance, should the candidate choose to relocate to start this position.

  • Company work sponsorship is not available for this position

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 Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248590BR

Clearance Required No

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.