AECOM Entry-Level Transportation Engineer / Planner in Orlando, Florida

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Entry-Level Transportation Engineer / Planner

United States of America - Florida


Job Summary

AECOM’s Florida NEPA/Corridors Group is seeking a motivated and confident Entry Level Transportation Engineer or Planner to be part of the Orlando office staff. 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.

Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Being an integral part of project and study teams focused on surface transportation (roadway, transit, bicycle and pedestrian) studies for clients such as Florida DOT, Federal Transit Administration, Federal Railroad Administration, MPOs, counties and cities

  • Tasks will include but will not be limited to:

  1. Project data collection

  2. Research and analysis

  3. Participation in project meetings with internal team and client

  4. Interaction with the public and project stakeholders (including federal and state agencies), development and/or review of project documents and general support of project team/tasks

Minimum Requirements

  • ​Bachelor’s in Engineering or in a planning related field of study (urban and regional, transportation, urban design, policy planning, etc.)

  • Applicant is expected to pursue and obtain PE or AICP within 3 years of hire.

  • Occasional travel to project sites and meeting locations will be required at times

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Knowledge of the transportation engineering or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), general planning theory/practice, and public involvement/outreach techniques

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required

  • Working knowledge of GIS and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Have strong written and oral communication skills

  • Must be confident with public speaking

  • Must be a self-starter

  • Must be willing to take on new challenges and operate outside of their comfort zone

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's in Engineering or in a planning related field of study (urban and regional, transportation, urban design, policy planning, etc.)

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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 Planning

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 165208BR