AECOM Entry Level Urban Planner in San Diego, California
United States of America - California, Los Angeles
AECOM’s Design, Planning & Economics (DP&E) team is actively seeking a Junior Planner to support a range of community planning, urban design, and economics projects. The DP&E team works in a collaborative manner to create general plans, master plans, community plans, specific plans, design guidelines, streetscape and corridor studies, economic and market studies, and a variety of design and planning solutions for public and private sector clients in California and across the United States. The group delivers innovative solutions and technical excellence to clients, while fostering a creative working environment that advances the professional growth of all team members. An effective Junior Planner will be a positive team-oriented professional with the ability to work collaboratively and in a self-directed manner.
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.
- BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Bachelor's in Urban Planning, City Planning or related field; Master preferred
Demonstrate excellent research, writing, and analytical skills to gather and interpret data, convey technical information, and assist in report preparation
Develop maps and planning diagrams, as well as graphic documents, reports, handouts, notices, etc.
Have strong interpersonal skills and an enthusiasm for conducting public outreach, including assisting with the management of outreach processes, and organizing and facilitating public and stakeholder meetings and other community events
Be familiar with the use of social media, online tools, and innovative technology to engage the public in planning activities and gather feedback
Display a passion for working in a multi-disciplinary setting and supporting a range of project types, including public and private sector efforts
Possess the ability to work both independently and as a member of collaborative a team
A strong command of skills in the following platforms:
Microsoft Office Suite
Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign and Illustrator
Additionally, GIS, Sketchup (or similar platform) and City Engine Revit skills are desired, but not required
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 Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 220799BR
Additional Locations US - San Diego, CA - 401 West A Street
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.