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AECOM Roadway Design Manager in Arlington, Virginia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Roadway Design Manager for its Transportation Business Line to be based in the East Region. The East Region encompasses the Northeast (ME, NH, VT, MA, CT, RI), New York, Mid-Atlantic (PA, NJ, MD, VA, WV) and Southeast (NC, SC, TN, AL, GA, FL) sub-regions.

The ideal candidate will act as a Roadway Design Lead for pursuits and projects using alternative delivery methods, such as Progressive Design-Build, Design-Build, Construction Manager /General Contractor (“CM/GC”), or methods with early contractor involvement. The individual will have overall responsibility for all roadway aspects of these projects and inter-discipline coordination of all technical issues with other discipline leads including Structural, Architectural, Environmental, Traffic, Public Involvement, etc. from initial design through technical support during the construction phase.

The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate all roadway engineering technical aspects of the project with other disciplines and in support of the Project/Design Manager.

  • Interface with contractor clients through progression of the design deliverables.

  • Ensure the roadway design is completed in accordance with the contract guidelines and design documents.

  • Establish roadway scope, work plan and work schedule in support of the Project/Design Manager.

  • Comply with company’s safety awareness program and policies.

  • Manage groups of engineers, designers and/or specialists towards development of civil design documents and contract deliverables with minimal guidance or supervision.

  • Assure conformance with contractual obligations by ensuring that design documents are reviewed and approved prior to release to the client.

  • Train, mentor and develop staff and support career growth opportunities for staff.

  • Support marketing coordination and proposal preparation. Participate in proposal interviews.

  • Ensure that QA/QC procedures are being implemented and ensure the technical quality of deliverables. Lead responses to client’s comments on roadway design elements of the deliverables.

  • Anticipate potential budget and schedule impacts and initiates plans for alternative actions.

  • Incorporate innovation in design and delivery.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering with 10 years of relevant design experience in civil engineering - highway design and analysis or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license and be willing to obtain reciprocity in the jurisdiction of the projects.

  • Valid Driver's License with a good driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Twenty (20) years of related design experience.

  • Experience with alternative delivery methods or projects with early contractor involvement.

  • Experience as engineer of record or roadway/civil discipline lead.

  • Recent Design-Build experience serving as Design Manager or Roadway Discipline Lead Engineer.

  • Established contractor client relationships.

Additional Information

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

Relocation is not available for this position.

Sponsorship is not available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10088102

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid