AECOM Entry Level Transportation Planner in New York City, New York

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Transportation Planner for employment in the New York, NY office

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.

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Assist project managers and task leaders in the management of project technical tasks and project administration

  • Collect, organize, review, and analyze social, economic, and physical data obtained through research, modeling tools, geographic information systems or associated databases

  • Prepare charts, tables, maps, and other materials for inclusion in reports and/or use during public meetings

  • Perform site studies under the supervision of Project Manager or other senior staff

  • Collaborate with engineers to research, analyze, or resolve complex transportation design issues

  • Develop design ideas for new or improved transport infrastructure, including transit stations and alignments, pedestrian projects, bicycle facilities, complete streets, connected and autonomous vehicles, highways, and parking

  • Review development plans for transportation system effects, infrastructure requirements, and compliance with applicable transportation regulations

  • Assist in environmental and NEPA-related projects and tasks, including EIS, EA, and CE documentation with FTA, FRA, and FHWA as lead agencies

  • Participate in public meetings and hearings to explain planning proposals, gather feedback from those affected by projects, or achieve consensus on project designs

  • Manage comment and response databases and Stakeholder Notification databases; and

  • Write technical memoranda, reports, and presentations in order to communicate complex transportation technical information in clear, engaging and creative ways to a variety of audiences

  • Supports planning studies and reports for new and updated plans, programs and regulations.

  • Collects a variety of statistical data and prepares reports and maps on topics, such as census information, land use, transportation tax base data and occupancy rates

  • Coordinates community review of public and private development projects

  • Provides information to the public regarding transportation projects

  • Assists in resolving citizen and customer issues

  • Under direct supervision, conducts field evaluations and assessments

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in planning, engineering, environmental science, public policy or a related field

  • 0-2 years of relevant work experience. Intern work is acceptable

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, including developing engaging reports and memoranda for a range of clients, public stakeholder, and decision-maker audiences

  • Excellent document delivery skills

  • Report organization and technical editing, development of information graphics, an efficient delegation of assignments, and the ability to work under multiple deadlines;Task management experience and the ability to perform qualitative and quantitative technical analyses with limited supervision

  • Proficient in MS Office, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, and ideally ArcGIS

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual Spanish / English

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 210162BR

Clearance Required 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.