AECOM 2019 Graduate - Christchurch - Environmental Planner in Christchurch, New Zealand

New Zealand - Christchurch, Christchurch

Job Summary

Make Amazing Happen!

An outstanding opportunity to join a Global Leader awaits a passionate and goal oriented Graduate. We are seeking enthusiastic, customer focussed graduates to support our business to deliver excellence to our clients. You will have the opportunity to work on signature projects whilst continuing to grow and develop your knowledge in your chosen field.

Our team is seeking an enthusiastic graduate who is interested in developing their skills. We are looking for an agile individual who loves problem solving and has an excellent approach to client/customer service. As part of an international, multi-disciplinary organisation, you will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects.

Your Development

Our Growing Professional Skills (GPS) graduate program is designed to help you bridge the gap between formal education and the workplace. The GPS program is spread across three years and comprises a range of core competencies and recommended training. As part of the program, we work with you to develop a plan, outlining your goals and required actions and provide training that will be reviewed every six months.

Along with local site visits, technical seminars, and internal and external training, AECOM connects you with local and global teams to source knowledge and experience, which creates an invaluable network that helps you learn, grow, and develop your professional skills.

As an added incentive, your involvement in the GPS program is fully endorsed for those seeking Professional accreditation. If you decide to do additional study, we will help you examine your options and identify particular fields of specialisation to support your career.

Minimum Requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist team and project managers by developing good working relationships with clients during the delivery of projects

  • Develop good relations with your team and other teams across multiple business areas and locations

  • Scope planning requirements, develop planning methodologies and advise on key information to support required approvals including resource consents

  • Identify and advise on key environmental risks to the delivery of projects

  • Prepare and support applications requiring planning approval (i.e. resource consents, plan change requests, notices of requirement etc.)

  • Prepare submissions on planning documents

  • Provide planning assistance to territorial, regional and national planning authorities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed or undertaking a tertiary qualification in Urban or Environmental Planning

  • ​please check the list of accredited degrees at https://www.planning.org.nz/ + <4 years experience (post graduate or part time during academic studies)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills

  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn, and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven environment

Join Us

At AECOM, inclusion and diversity are embedded in our core values and are key drivers of our success. Our innovation is enhanced by our ability to draw from a wealth of different backgrounds and experiences. And the diversity of our workforce enables us to better understand our clients and the communities in which we live and work. We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

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.

AECOM’s Australian business has been recognised by the Workplace Gender Equity Agency (WGEA) for driving positive change through its commitment to gender equality.

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 Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200492BR

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.