1+ months

Urban Planner IV

New York, NY 10007

Company Description

At AECOM, were delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether its improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. Were one global team 47,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether youre working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and lets get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a motivated, technical, and highly talented Senior Planner to join our global Asset Advisory practice and contribute to growing our NY Metro and northeast regional portfolio of work. This position can be located in one of AECOMs New York City or Clifton NJ offices. Senior Planners may work directly with clients and other stakeholders, as well as AECOM leadership, management, and technical teams to ensure project and program objectives are met. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of working on previous programs/projects in asset management, facilities management, owner/operator representative, urban planning, architecture, and/or engineering fields. Candidates should be prepared to demonstrate experience and an interest in driving the development of technical research, strategic planning, portfolio planning, and other technical details and documentation in support of the delivery of high-quality asset management services while establishing and maintaining excellent client and internal team relations. This position may require the management of several staff members, including technical direction and mentoring support for more junior practice members.

Responsibilities of the Asset Management - Senior Planner IV are as follows:

  • Program/project technical responsibilities and task and/or deliverable management

  • Technical oversight and guidance related to strategic planning (asset management related), analytical review of client asset portfolios, regulatory frameworks, technical standards, and information, etc.

  • Development of business process guidance and development of technical recommendation reports (or similar documents)

  • Technical writing, including quality reviews and editorial efforts associated with technical writing

  • Business development responsibilities include supporting the maintenance of client relationships, reviewing RFPs and other contract solicitations and advising on technical approaches, supporting proposal response teams, developing proposal content and technical narratives, and others

  • Review deliverables prepared by the team as needed and as appropriate

  • Assumes responsibility (in partnership with the Program/Project Managers and Project Approver) for technical aspects of the work and overall technical quality of deliverables

  • Reviews and becomes familiar with project documents, including legal/contract documents, scopes of work, schedules, and task orders, and leverages this information to deliver technical services

  • Participates in practice, program, project, corporate, and client meetings as required

  • Effectively communicates relevant business, practice, program, and project status information internally and externally as required

  • Provides engaging, informative, and well-organized technical presentations

  • Fosters an atmosphere of inclusion, learning, curiosity, technical excellence, healthy competitiveness, and most important partnership and teamwork

  • Consistently acknowledges, appreciates, and motivates both individual staff, the Asset Advisory practice, and program/project teams

  • Displays thoughtfulness, intuition, and professionalism in client engagement

  • Communicates effectively with clients to identify needs, uncover technical details, and evaluate alternative solutions when necessary Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by others.

  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed planning products.

  • Usually performs as a staff advisor and consultant as to a technical specialty, a type of facility, industry, equipment or program function.

  • Monitors and ensures compliance with local, state, and federal laws.

  • Oversees specialized planning functions, such as large-scale new development proposals and environmental studies.

  • Provides overall management of IE-related planning issues.

  • Advises the Planning Director on all planning-related matters.

  • Advises various councils, boards, commissions, and elected officials in planning related issues

  • Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities.

  • Prepares reports on operations and activities, recommending improvements and modifications.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Asset Management, Facilities Management & Operations or related discipline and six (6) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree

  • Strong urban planning, governance planning, and/or management consulting background

  • Licensed Planner, Architect, Engineer, or other equivalent disciplines

  • IAM and/or PMP certifications

  • Ten or more years of asset/facilities management planning, architectural, engineering, or professional consulting experience

  • Experience with NYC, NYS, NJ, and federal agencies

  • LEED certification or similar

  • Experience developing technical material and documentation in fulfillment of program/project deliverables per defined scopes of work

  • Experience in project and/or opportunity due diligence, research, or other investigatory activities, and the development of resulting recommendations or justifying reports

  • Strong technical comprehension of the candidates discipline area and technical writing abilities

  • Understanding of program/project management (task-level setup, delivery, and closeout)

  • Familiarity/understanding/experience in asset management / portfolio management

  • Familiarity/understanding/experience in strategic planning and client advisory

  • Familiarity/understanding/experience in technical research, assessment, analysis, and reporting

  • Familiarity/understanding/experience with digital technologies used in urban planning and/or asset management practice (GIS, data collection, databases, dashboards, BI interface applications, CMMS, BAS/BMS, remote sensing, and/or other)

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $110,000 - $130,000.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel, and Service Awards programs.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and theres never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and youll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. Were the worlds trusted global infrastructure firm, and were in this together your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Join us and lets get started.

ReqID: J10076059

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Planning


Posted: 2022-12-14 Expires: 2023-06-18

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