AECOM Associate, Urban Design in Ludhiana, India

Business Line Design + Planning

Position Title Associate, Urban Design

India - Punjab


Job Summary

AECOM India is seeking to hire an experienced Associate, Urban Design for Ludhiana Smart City project. The responsibilities of this role are as follows.

This role will have proven leadership of an urban design team and experience of collaboration with clients, design and engineering disciplines on high profile international urban development projects. The candidate will deliver distinctive and unique urban design / master planning / landscaping concepts in line with AECOM’s vision:

  • Plays a key role in projects, as a leader, project manager, or critical designer.

  • Leads projects that are medium to large in size: responsible for financial management of the project, ensuring key deadlines are met and that the project stays on schedule and staff are working together effectively.

  • Develops design plans in response to technical problems posed by a project’s scope. Develops innovative solutions to problems that effectively address the social, legal, and economic implications of the physical form.

  • Provide project or task management to develop urban design and planning concepts and translate them into clear and compelling graphic images.

  • Independently evaluate, select, and apply standard urban design techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications on projects.

  • Plays a key role in client management and client satisfaction.

  • Leads marketing efforts to current clients and is instrumental in identifying and attracting new clients.

  • Responsible for creating urban design projects for company clients. Ensure timely delivery of quality designs by using creativity & artistic talent, good organizational, through the application of oral, graphic and written communication skills.

  • Prepare conceptual master planning/urban design for internal valuation processes. Prepare design briefs, scope of work, RFP documents for master planning consultants.

  • Review and ensure compliance of master plans with all applicable quality norms. Work closely and effectively with the Development Department and other divisions within Design Department to ensure that developed master plans are both financially and technically feasible.

  • Manage relationships with regulatory/ compliance authorities for master planning and development control.

  • Manage support staff in the production of internal master plans/urban designs.

  • Ensure that master plans, landscape designs are completed according to time and budget.

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment with a solid understanding of other design disciplines such as architecture, landscape architecture and engineering;

  • Promote AECOM’s initiatives in sustainable development through community planning, green buildings and the public realm.

  • Onsite design modifications and implementation of additional clients’ requests

  • Participating in the preparation of periodical progress report, correspondence with client, project managers and contractors.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors in architecture with Master’s degree in Urban Design

  • Minimum 10 years’ relevant experience (preferably after masters and in Urban Design)

  • Experience in Master Planning of cities and neighborhood, design of public spaces, building design, streetscape design

  • Experience in client management, project management and mentoring junior designers. Should be able to handle projects from Concept design stage, and preparation of technical requirement plans, good graphic design skill

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidate should be self-motivated, proactive and responsible, taking ownership of their work. They should also possess excellent communication skills.

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.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Country India

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 164769BR