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AECOM Employment Opportunity – Traffic/Technology/ITS Intern

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Intern / Student
Requisition/Vacancy No. 264260BR
Virtual: No

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Traffic/Technology/ITS Intern to be based in Phoenix, AZ. This position is co-sponsored by Intelligent Transportation Society of Arizona (ITS Arizona). The position will include active participation in ITS Arizona Board Meetings and events, providing enhanced networking opportunities.

This position is expected to begin in May 2022.

Job responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Perform assignments requiring the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to carry out engineering, planning, or project management 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 and planning alternatives
  • Assist in agency coordination and executing emerging technology projects. Projects may involve advanced transportation technology, connected and automated vehicle pilots, smart mobility, broadband communications, ITS devices, and other innovative solutions
  • Support ITS design and planning projects, systems engineering analysis and traffic engineering tasks
  • Work on a wide range of projects and tasks and assist with field research, evaluations, data collection, data analysis, calculations, graphics, maps and data presentation, and report development
  • Prepare technical reports and memorandums, provide project meeting support, and perform other duties as required
  • Work under the supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member
  • Develop presentations to internal and external customers
  • Efficiently manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Good communication skills and team spirit
  • Work in a collaborative fast-paced team environment
  • Attending ITS Arizona board meetings and events on the clock

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree accredited program and interest in transportation engineering, transportation planning or related field
  • Completion of 3rd year of qualified study by the start of this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest in emerging technology solutions for transportation
  • Interest in traffic engineering
  • Self-motivated individual with strong organizational skills
  • MS Office suite and Adobe software
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and MicroStation from school courses
  • Experience preparing graphics and visuals
  • Demonstrate excellent written, verbal, and graphical skills

Please click here for more information and to apply for this opportunity.


2022 ITS Arizona Student Transportation Summit Reminder

The Arizona Student Transportation Summit is coming up this Friday!! This is a free event where we will have multiple students from UofA, ASU, and NAU presenting on a wide range of ITS and traffic engineering topics. We have Ms. Jennifer Toth, MCDOT Director/County Engineer as the keynote speaker, along with the university faculties to provide updates in their current research efforts. Please join us in supporting these students’ great work as well as finding your next hires! Click here to view the agenda and register! 


ITS World Congress 2022: Registration is Open!

From ITS America: We are excited to announce that registration is open for the 2022 ITS World Congress in Los Angeles, CA! This year’s theme is “Transformation by Transportation,” and we hope you will join us. This is the leading global event that brings together world leaders, practitioners, policy makers researchers and private industry to advance and unite the intelligent transportation systems (ITS) industry. ITS World Congress is the premier event to: 

  • Network and make meaningful connections to grow your organization’s ITS program and raise your professional profile
  • Get access to industry leaders and professionals, from practitioners to thought leaders
  • Develop partnerships
  • See real-time technology demonstrations to experience the newest in ITS innovations
  • Participate in conference sessions to learn the latest in ITS technologies and how global leaders are piloting and deploying new programs, and
  • Showcase innovation and leadership by attracting global leaders and talent to learn about your work

For more information and registration details, click here for the ITS America website conference page.


2022 ITS Arizona Student Transportation Summit

ITS Arizona is building on last year’s great event, with the Second Annual Student Transportation Summit!  Please join us on April 29th at 9am for this virtual event.  Take a look at the Program Agenda below and then sign up here! 



Town of Gilbert Employment Opportunity – Transportation Planning Manager


Gilbert is on a mission to be the City of the Future. We choose to “Anticipate. Create. Help people.” With 100 years of history and growth, our focus is on keeping the thriving community that Gilbert is today well into the future while continuing to be one of the top communities in the country.

In Gilbert, we are shaping a new tomorrow, today. We hire people who share our aspiration to be driven, kind, bold, and humble. Join Team Gilbert, and help us shape a new tomorrow, today:


With every job we fill, our focus is on providing best in class service to our citizens while offering the opportunity for professional growth in a rewarding and innovative work environment. Team Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated professional to fill the position of Transportation Planning Manager.

The Transportation Planning Manager reports to the Development Services Director. The Transportation Planning Manager plans, coordinates, and administers the strategic and daily operational activities of the Transportation Planning Division, including the annual budget, goals, and action plans. This position develops and regulates the policies and procedures related to transportation planning, bicycle-pedestrian planning, transit planning and administration, and the Regional life-cycle programs, which includes Freeway, Arterial, and Transit. The Transportation Planning Manager oversees the implementation and update of the transportation master plan.


You are someone who effectively exceeds customer needs by building productive relationships and taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty. You actively participate as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals and produce quality outcomes. You are committed to our safety philosophy, and you take great pride in proactively managing time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently while accomplishing objectives and achieving goals beyond what is required.

At Team Gilbert, we hire innovative, forward thinking problem-solvers who love what they do! In addition to possessing the ability to live out our core and functional values daily, candidates must possess the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in transportation planning, urban planning, civil engineering, or related field;
  • 7 years of experience in transportation planning, public or private;
  • 3 years of experience in a supervisory role;
  • Knowledge of managerial principals, practices, and techniques;
  • Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations, and standards;
  • Effective and persuasive leadership style;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication, including the editing, oversight, and preparation of reports;
  • Skill in presentation of information and reports;
  • Experience and skill in developing and managing a budget;
  • Excellent organization to manage a diverse and complex workload;
  • Valid Arizona Driver’s License.

Job Title: Transportation Planning Manager
Salary Range: $82,191.44 – $123,287.16 Annually
Closing Date:

This is a continuous posting with a first review of applications taking place on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 and every other Tuesday thereafter until the position is filled.

For full job descriptions and more information, visit the Town of Gilbert’s employment website

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