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AECOM Deputy Project Manager, Traffic Safety in Atlanta, Georgia

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 nearly 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 dynamic professional and project manager to serve as the Deputy Project Manager for GDOT’s Safety Program Contract in District 7, which includes the six counties in and surrounding Metro Atlanta (Fulton, DeKalb, Cobb, Clayton, Rockdale, and Douglas). As such, the contract’s primary focus is not only identifying intersection and corridor hot spots, but also mitigating fatal and serious injury vehicle and vulnerable road user crashes by proposing safety recommendations that can be implemented in the field through various delivery mechanism. This position will be a conduit internally between the project manager and various leads and coordinators within our team (Traffic Engineering Studies, Big Data, GIS, Technology as well as Multi-modal Concept and Signal Designs) with the goal of moving the tasks forward from study to design to implementation.

  • Performs various responsibilities for a specific technical group or department.

  • Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments.

  • Generally requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of engineering.or related field

  • Plans and develops engineering tasks concerned with unique or controversial problems. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation and development of novel concepts and approaches.

  • Maintains liaison with units within the organization and individuals inside and outside of the organization.

  • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field. Work at this level usually requires extensive progressive experience.

  • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

  • Supervises group of engineers and/or technicians, coordinating activities of the unit.



  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, construction, electrical or mechanical engineering, planning, or related field and six plus years of related years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • 2 years of project management or similar experience


  • Experience and knowledge in traffic, safety, pedestrian and bicycle safety analysis

  • Experience and cost estimating in traffic signal, pedestrian hybrid beacon, medians, streetscapes, multi-use paths, dedicated bicycle tracks, roundabout, and innovative design (MUT, RCUTs, DDI, CFI)

  • Professional Engineer in the State of Georgia or ability to obtain comity in a reasonable amount of time

  • ITE’s Road Safety Professional Certification, Level 1, or Level 2 – Infrastructure or Behavioral

  • Experience using the various engineering standards and GDOT guides, including but not limited to the Highway Safety Manual, the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, GDOT’s Traffic Signal Design Guide, GDOT’s Roundabout Design Guide, GDOT’s Pedestrian and Streetscape Guide, NATCO, ADA, PROWAG, GDOT’s Design Policy Manual, and GDOT’s Construction Details

  • Experience and familiarity utilizing the Crash Modification Clearinghouse, AASHTOWare Numetric, GEARS, and GDOT’s Intersection Control Evaluation (ICE) workbook

  • Experience using the following software packages: Synchro/SimTraffic, MicroStation, Synchro, Sidra, HCS+, Excel, Word, Teams

  • Experience in leading project tasks including people management.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is an option for this positon

  • Visa support is not an option for this position

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


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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at 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: J10094047

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid