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AECOM Senior Transportation Planner in Burnaby, Canada

Company Description

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re 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 let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Description

AECOM Transportation Planning is growing and is seeking a dynamic and innovative Transportation Planner/Engineer to join our team.

The successful candidates will be based in any of our AECOM BC offices, where the multi-disciplinary planning team works on a wide range of projects shaping and delivering transportation solutions for tomorrow across the Metro Vancouver Area, Canada and around the globe

§ Providing clients with transportation planning services, serving as a technical analyst and/or project coordinator, with a focus on transit planning, policy, and economics projects, such as:

§ Transit station planning and functional design

§ Transportation policy studies

§ Business case assessments for transportation projects

§ Transportation master plan studies

§ Active transportation planning and design projects

§ Environmental assessments for transportation facilities

§ Input to traffic impact studies

§ Transportation study peer reviews

§ Construction traffic management

§ Preparing documentation related to current or prospective projects, including correspondence, reports, maps, proposals, expressions of interest, specifications, consultation materials, and meeting minutes

§ Communicating and working with other project team members, including mentoring junior-level team members

§ Liaising with and assisting other departments and offices in the provision of transportation planning services to clients

§ Completing work within the prescribed time and budget while maintaining high quality

§ Support with the expansion of the group by one or more staff in the first 18 months

§ Oversee, lead and manage a portion of the Transportation Planning group with Transit and Rail

§ Proactively lead, mentor and develop the group with one or more direct reports.

§ Oversee and manage strong utility for your direct reports with a health back-log

§ In collaboration with the groups in the wider transportation division and leveraging the wider resource of AECOM, expand and grow the AECOM portfolio, our expertise, and the business within transportation/urban planning in existing and new emerging markets

§ Leading business development activities, proposals

§ Reviews and processes complex comprehensive plan amendments, rezoning, annexations, site plans and plats.

§ Conducts research and prepares statistical reports on land use, physical, social and economic issues.

§ Provides professional planning assistance to member communities on varied land use and transportation projects.

§ Develops plans, studies and analyses on regional basis.

§ Works in regional program areas relating to natural/water resources planning, community development, hazard mitigation, coastal zone management, and others.

§ Performs field inspections to gather data relevant to the development review process and/or to verify that development projects comply with approved plans.

§ Conducts meetings and presents reports and other findings to staff with advisory boards and elected officials.

§ Bachelor’s degree or greater in Civil Engineering, Urban Planning, or similar field with a strong emphasis on transportation planning or engineering

§ 5+ years of experience in transportation planning or engineering with some experience in transit, active transportation, and/or multimodal projects

§ Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment;

§ Excellent communication, presentation and analysis skills;

§ Proven track-record of delivering technical and non-technical projects;

§ Proficient with the use of transportation tools – Synchro, ARCADY, SIDRA, VISSIM, AIMSUN, etc.

§ Demonstrable experience in developing Temporary Traffic Management Plans (TTM), Traffic Control Plans (TCP), and/or temporary traffic signal timings for construction.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world. We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s 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. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or greater in Civil Engineering, Urban Planning, or similar field with a strong emphasis on transportation planning or engineering

  • 4+ years of experience in transportation planning or engineering with some experience in transit, active transportation, and/or multimodal projects

Additional Information

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

§ Ideally, 7+ years of experience in transportation planning and project management

§ Masters Degree or higher is advantageous

§ Proven track-record of delivering technical and non-technical projects;§ Possesses an engineering license (P.Eng.) or registered professional planner designation (RPP, MCIP) in British Columbia, or in progress to obtaining one of these

§ 4-stage modelling methods and travel demand modelling software (e.g., EMME v2 or greater, TransCAD)

§ Transit service operations and planning practices, as well as transit priority assessments

§ Experience in a professional consulting environment

§ Experience in transportation planning policies and infrastructure economics, including appreciation of transit service systems and revenue forecasting

§ Able to manage large data sets using excel (or other tabulation software) and understand macros (using VBA/Excel, python, etc)

§ Familiarity with public finance issues related to municipalities and provinces in British Columbia and Canada, including revenue tools and development charges

§ Bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure planning and design, including familiarity of established and emerging design practices locally and globally

§ Transportation demand management and parking policies

§ Strong expertise in understanding and applying analytical outputs from transportation planning modelling tools, such as Synchro, EMME, TransCAD, VISSIM and or equivalent

Strong understanding of current transportation planning, policy, and infrastructure initiatives in the Lower Mainland /BC area including land use and demographic trends in the region, and general urban planning and related policy issues

§ Support with the expansion of the group by one or more staff in the first 18 months

§ Oversee, lead and manage a portion of the Transportation Planning group with Transit and Rail

§ Proactively lead, mentor and develop the group with one or more direct reports.

§ Oversee and manage strong utility for your direct reports with a health back-log

§ In collaboration with the groups in the wider transportation division and leveraging the wider resource of AECOM, expand and grow the AECOM portfolio, our expertise, and the business within transportation/urban planning in existing and new emerging markets

§ Leading business development activities, proposals

§ Reviews and processes complex comprehensive plan amendments, rezoning, annexations, site plans and plats.

§ Conducts research and prepares statistical reports on land use, physical, social and economic issues.

§ Provides professional planning assistance to member communities on varied land use and transportation projects.

§ Develops plans, studies and analyses on regional basis.

§ Works in regional program areas relating to natural/water resources planning, community development, hazard mitigation, coastal zone management, and others.

§ Performs field inspections to gather data relevant to the development review process and/or to verify that development projects comply with approved plans.

§ Conducts meetings and presents reports and other findings to staff with advisory boards and elected officials.

§ Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment;

§ Excellent communication, presentation and analysis skills;

§ Proven track-record of delivering technical and non-technical projects;

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. Whether you’re 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll 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.

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.

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. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10072499

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Planning

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