Environmental Planner II

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Franklin, TN
  • Posted 59 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago


On Site
USD 50,000.00 - 80,000.00 per year
Full Time


Geographic information system
Adobe CS
Data Analysis
Community development
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Adobe InDesign

Job Details

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world's most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Environmental Planner based in Franklin, Tennessee. The successful candidate will work with the Tennessee based planning practice to provide high-quality deliverables and technical planning support services for our Tennessee clients. The candidate must demonstrate the following:

  • Demonstrate familiarity and knowledge of transit planning concepts, including NEPA, transit operation and route planning, and data analysis

  • Develops reports, graphics, and technical memoranda as assigned

  • Interprets and applies applicable government codes, ordinances and regulations

  • Assists with updates and maintenance of Comprehensive Plans, transportation plans, and land development regulations

  • Acts as a liaison between community groups, government agencies, developers, and elected officials in developing neighborhood plans

  • Conducts review of various plans, regulations, development applications, including comprehensive plans, permits, site plans, and technical studies

  • Conducts extensive research in specific or general project areas

  • Writes and presents formal and technical reports, working papers, and correspondence

  • Identifies community problems, issues, and opportunities in particular neighborhoods that could be mitigated through better community planning

  • Develops long-range plans for communities with common developmental issues

  • Develops strategies to promote economic and community development, or efficient land use consistent with community goals

  • Evaluates the adequacy of community facilities in meeting current and projected needs

  • Recommends priorities, schedules, and funding sources to implement public improvement plans such as transportation plans and transits development plans



  • Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Environmental Planning or related field

  • 2+ years of experience in transportation planning, including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), economic development, rural planning, and transit planning


  • Master's degree in Urban Planning or related field

  • Experience and knowledge of transit planning concepts and methods

  • Experienced working with multi-disciplinary teams and independently

  • Experienced and competent in Geographic Information Systems software (GIS), including ArcInfo

  • Experienced in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint, as well as Adobe Creative Suite

  • Experienced and knowledge of ArcView GIS, InDesign, and other technical programs used to analyze data and inform decision-making.

Additional Information

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Relocation is not available for this role


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $50,000.00 - $80,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10108109

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Planning

Work Location Model: Hybrid