Entry Level Urban Planner – AECOM – Canada


AECOM Entry Level Urban Planner in Thornhill- Ontario
Canada – Ontario- Thornhill
Job Summary
The Design- Planning and Economics group of AECOM is actively seeking a
creative- highly talented planner for immediate employment in its Markham- ON
office. This role will serve on multi-disciplinary planning projects for
urban- community- and environmental projects. As part of the project team- the
planner will develop creative and innovation solutions to address clients`
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 o

knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in you

discipline through learning on the job and participate in developmen

opportunities during the program- including access to AECOM|s social medi

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- and the opportunity to work 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.

Work items for this position include:

Compile data and conduct research in support of project delivery

Create graphics to support the planning documents

Play a key role in the preparation of plans

Write sections of planning reports and documents

Produce material for project meetings and workshops

Participate in on-site workshops in support role

Communicate effectively with project team and manager

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor|s degree in Architecture- Urban Planning- Landscape Architecture or Land Economics or related field

A master`s degree in Architecture- Urban Planning- Landscape Architecture or Land Economics or related preferred

Entry level to two years of related experience including internships

Exceptional writing- research- analysis and communication skills

Excellent time management skills and ability to balance priorities

Effective problem solving and analytical skills

Efficient and organized worker with a high level of attention to detail

Ability to work independently as well as in multi-disciplinary team

Follows guidance well with little oversight

Proficient several of the following software programs: ArcGIS- AutoCAD- Sketchup Pro- Microsoft Excel- PowerPoint- Adobe Indesign- Illustrator- or Photoshop

MCIP/RPP certification (or certification track) preferred

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 Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 218201BR

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.