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2018-02-182018-03-20

Public Involvement Specialist

Aecom
Austin, TX
  • Job Code
    23339-1220713
Company AECOM

Job Title: Public Involvement Specialist

JobID: 23339-1220713

Location: Austin, TX, 78769, USA

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Public Involvement Specialist

United States of America - Texas

Austin

**Job Summary**

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.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to those listed below:

+ Assist Project Manager by providing engineering design support (engineering reports, design calculations, quantity and cost estimates) for roadway and civil engineering design projects

+ Provides support for development and implementation of public involvement plans to maximize the engagement of local communities in new infrastructure project development. Supports opportunities to educate stakeholders, press, and public on project activities and milestones

+ Creates public involvement outreach materials such as PowerPoint presentations, fact sheets, brochures, website copy, and newsletters

+ Supports the dissemination of facts and information about project activities to external agencies, associations and news agencies using print, radio and/or visual media

+ Prepares social media plans and content

+ Works with graphic designers/software engineers to create and maintain project websites

+ Assists in the planning and logistics for public meetings, open houses, and other community events, and participated in these events.

+ As required, coordinates and performs other communication functions to support AECOM projects

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university to include communications, journalism, English, public relations, planning, or closely-related field

+ 5+ years' experience

+ Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in an organized and efficient manner

+ Strong social media skills

+ Ability to work well with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experience, including community leaders, residents, service providers, local officials and elected representatives

+ Proficiency with computer applications including MS Office Suite

+ Self-motivated

+ Ability to work with tight deadlines, frequent interruptions, and changes in priorities

+ Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Coursework or other exposure/experience with graphic design

**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_** _Communications_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _175475BR_

_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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