Urban Designer - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Texas, Dallas

Job Summary

AECOM Urbanism + Planning (U+P) is seeking a highly motivated, creative, and talented Urban Planner and Designer for immediate employment in our growing Dallas, Texas office.

The Planner will work collaboratively with all team members to cultivate planning concepts through diagrams, policy and plan writing, 3D modeling, and data visualization. The Planner will be expected to be proactive in their initiation, creation, and management of project tasks. It is important for the Planner to be able to engage in planning and design dialogue and effectively communicate with fellow professionals and clients across a wide variety of sectors. The Planner will need to be able to articulate questions and have a strong willingness to engage topics outside of their level and area of expertise. The Planner should demonstrate the ability, confidence, and desire to push the limits of what’s possible while seeking innovative solutions to planning and design problems, providing unique perspectives to the built environment. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting and challenging projects showcasing the innovative design talents of industry leading professionals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing 2D/3D conceptual designs and renderings

  • Graphic design and preparing presentation exhibits

  • Coordinating efforts with multi-discipline team members

  • Strong writing skills catering to a wide variety of audiences that range from academic to the general public

  • Preparing/contributing to projects across a wide diversity of sectors, including: urban design, master planning, urban resilience, economic development, sustainable infrastructure, water and environmental planning, and transportation

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Urban Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or similar field + None or AA/AS (US) + 2 years of relevant experience or+ 2 years of relevant experience or HS/GED + 4 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate Degree in Urban Planning, Urban Design, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or similar field

  • 1-2 years’ work experience

  • Design and graphic visualization ability

  • Strong urban planning theory and writing ability

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Comfort in public speaking and group facilitation

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Microsoft Office, ArcGIS

  • Ability to articulate and communicate clearly

  • In process of pursuing certification/licensure

  • Knowledge/interest in sustainable infrastructure, urban resilience, transportation innovation, and smart cities

  • Experience with ESRI CityEngine, Revvit, Rhino, and other visualization skills necessary for large scale master planning

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. 235230BR

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.