AECOM Analyst, Economics and Planning in Chicago, Illinois

United States of America - Illinois, Chicago

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Analyst, Economics and Planning for employment in the Economics group in the Chicago, IL office.

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 position will involve the analysis of data related to energy, demographics, economic data, and real estate data for an array of projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Undergraduate or Masters degree in Real Estate, Finance, Regional Planning or related discipline

  • 0-2 years related experience

  • ArcGIS and Adobe InDesign skills are required.

  • Strong quantitative skills and experience with Excel.

  • Able to analyze Census demographic data, commercial real estate data, and related data sources.

  • Strong writing skills. Able to clearly, concisely, and creatively communicate a wide range of data in a narrative / paragraph form, using MS Word or Powerpoint

  • Strong Interpersonal skills.

  • Willingness to take initiative; ability to work in a team environment, across offices and regions, communicating information clearly

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work within variable deadlines, and handle multiple assignments that may vary in subject matter and technical requirements

  • General Interest in conducting research – i.e. online, via telephone, various industry and news publications

  • General interest in real estate (retail, office, industrial, hotel, casino, residential, golf, etc.) and economic development, public policy, planning, recreation & tourism, attractions, and/or public-use facilities

  • Willingness to travel, domestic and abroad

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with real estate financial modeling / fiscal & economic impact

  • Familiarity with CoStar

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199019BR

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.