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Planner- Urban & Regional Development (Reston,VA)

Requisition ID:  220627

Job Summary


Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleague's team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.


The planner would be responsible for performing specific planning work and for supporting a team of planners in producing studies, planning programs, and proposals. Would have experience in physical planning, community design, transportation, and project implementation. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Site and area reconnaissance.
  • Physical planning and urban design.
  • Drawing and drafting (using current computer software and technologies).
  • Understanding of infrastructure (transportation and utilities) related to land use.
  • Public policy related to land development.
  • Sufficient familiarity with associated disciplines (architecture, engineering, environmental science, and business planning) in order to collaborate with other professionals in a team environment


Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (with a preference for Master’s degree) in Urban/Regional Planning, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or a closely related discipline along with a minimal of 5 years of experience in planning or related field. In lieu of a degree must have a minimal of 5 years of experience.
  • Collaborative work experience with one or more of the following associated fields: engineering, economics, public policy.
  • Experience in both the public and private sector a plus
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiar with emerging codes and standards (such as “SmartCode” and LEED standards)
  • Some knowledge of international planning models


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.