Planner IV – Project Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Hawaii, Honolulu

Job Summary

The Buildings + Places Planning Department of AECOM is actively recruiting for a Planner/Project Manager for immediate employment at our office in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The Planner/Project Manager work includes providing technical expertise and project-level leadership for a broad range of multidisciplinary projects, including facility and community plans, military installation plans (ADP, IDP), special planning studies, permitting, and state and Federal environmental compliance processes (NEPA, HEPA).

The candidate must have a strong interest in developing and delivering high quality and innovative planning documents; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and a strong interest in working in a fast-paced and collaborative multidisciplinary team environment. Experience working in Hawaii preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical expertise and experience as a discipline expert, mentor and coach

  • May conduct peer reviews and make technical presentations

  • Works autonomously within established procedures and practices, with latitude to determine work priorities

  • Typically leads junior team members but continues to perform day to day work activities providing technical or operational guidance to employees, colleagues and customers

  • May have formal supervisory responsibilities defining team operating standards and ensuring essential procedures are followed

  • Assists with proposals to provide services or obtain funding for engineering projects or programs

  • Independently evaluates, selects and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications

  • Analyzes complex issues and guides solutions to challenging issues within a team within their function, business unit or technical discipline, using standard operating procedures/methodologies as a basis and defining new procedures and methods as needed

  • Applies acquired expertise and knowledge to solve business challenges and provide coaching to peers and team members

  • Sought for technical experience, able to influence customers, suppliers and managers

  • Actively pursues continuous learning of technical advances, emerging business/industry trends and competitive positioning

  • Interacts regularly with clients to expand work assignments or market new work

  • May be preparing marketing materials and making calls to potential new clients

Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Minimum Requirements

  • The ideal candidate should have 6+ years’ work experience in Urban, Spatial, and/or Environmental Planning.

  • Bachelors Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or a related discipline (for example: geography, landscape architecture)

  • Project Management experience

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office suite of software applications

  • Understanding of ArcGIS, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign software

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning or a related discipline

  • Experience with Hawaii planning projects

  • Proficiency using ArcGIS, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

  • Development

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. 228157BR

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.