AECOM Economist in Arlington - VA, Virginia
United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Economist for employment in any of the following cities Portland, ME; Arlington, VA; Salt Lake City, UT; Baton Rouge, LA; or San Diego, CA
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.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Collects, organizes and evaluates data relating to economic issues, utilizing knowledge of available data sources and various econometric techniques and economic models.
Evaluate existing research findings to determine applicability to the client engagement
Support the development and application of economic models and the interpretation of results and will put data into report format, help draft results, and arrange for preparation of graphic illustrations of research findings
Work independently or assist senior economists
Researches local and regional economic issues, and provides consultation regarding the development of dynamic regional and local economies, as well as urban and rural regeneration.
Proposes solutions to issues such as labor markets, education and skills, deprivation and social inclusion, inward investment and business development.
May draft and prepare reports based on project outcomes.
Bachelors degree in economics or equivalent
Experience with MS EXCEL or ACCESS (including VBA macros) and econometric programs
Experience in basic statistics/applied econometrics or forecasting
Sound knowledge of economic and econometric methods and the ability to apply them
Knowledge of GIS a plus
Attention to detail
Ability to prioritize tasks and manage own time effectively
Excellent data management skills
Good oral/written communications and organizational skills
Commitment to quality and providing objective analysis
Ability to interact with clients on a regular basis
Has strong academics record, reflecting strong technical skills and high quality/standards of work; staffed on wide range of projects and tasks
Works under direction of more experienced economists and/or manager
- Masters degree in economics or equivalent
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 Economics
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 215519BR
Additional Locations US - Portland, ME - Two City Center
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.