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2018-02-202018-03-22

Entry Level Transportation Planner / Engineer

Aecom
  • Job Code
    23339-1224907
Company AECOM

Job Title: Entry Level Transportation Planner / Engineer

JobID: 23339-1224907

Location: Mississauga, ON, L5B 3P7, CAN

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Entry Level Transportation Planner / Engineer

Canada - Ontario

Mississauga

**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-level Transportation Planner / Engineer for employment in either the Mississauga or Richmond Hill, Ontario office.

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 of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media 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, 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.

Under the responsible charge of a Professional Engineer, the responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

+ Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

+ Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

+ Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids

+ Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks. Assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.

+ Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

+ Prepare engineering related calculations and develop designs and visual aids

+ Work on a wide range of projects and tasks and assist with field research, data collection, data analysis, graphics, maps and data presentation, and report development

+ Assist in design of transportation roadway and civil engineering projects

+ Demonstrated ability to build trusting working relationships with clients and colleagues

+ 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

+ 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

+ 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

**Minimum Requirements**

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

+ Strong verbal communicator, including presentation, facilitation and listening skills

+ Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite that includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint

+ Strong writing skills and experience writing a variety of deliverable types, including briefing memoranda, reports.

+ Knowledge of current transportation planning, policy, and infrastructure initiatives in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (with an emphasis on transit), land use and demographic trends in the region, and general urban planning and related policy issues

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Experience, knowledge in conducting analytical analysis, reviewing outputs from transportation planning modelling tools, such as Synchro, EMME, TransCAD, AIMSUN, VISSIM, VISUM, VISWALK and or equivalent

+ Experience undertaking planning studies with large data sets

+ Developing macros (using VBA/Excel) for analysis of large data sets

+ Knowledge in using ArcGIS to produce high-quality maps and complete basic network analysis

+ Experience/knowledge of transportation planning or traffic engineering with focus in transit, active transportation, and/or multimodal projects

+ Experience in a professional consulting environment

+ Working towards either an Engineering License (P.Eng.) or registered professional planner designation (RPP, MCIP) in Ontario

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Engineering - Transportation_

**_Country_** _Canada_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _176756BR_

_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._



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