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AECOM ITS Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

United States of America - Georgia, Atlanta

Job Summary

The AECOM ITS/Traffic Department is actively seeking a creative, self-driven, highly talented ITS Project Manager for employment in the Atlanta, GA office.

As an ITS Project Manager in the ITS/Traffic Department you will manage or assist ITS and traffic signal projects with a variety of work designing, specifying and supporting traffic signal system and ITS devices, communication networks, and operations centers. You'll have the opportunity to work on a mixture of ITS project including planning, architecture, design, communications networks, operations, data analysis, and maintenance. Many of these will be cutting edge projects that implement the latest technologies for improving surface street transportation. If you are the successful applicant, you can look forward to joining a large, dynamic, and highly technical team of engineers and technicians who are driven to provide exceptional traffic and ITS services to our clients.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Responsibilities: Activities may include, but are not limited to

  • Lead/manage/assist in the design of ITS and traffic signal projects for various clients, following each agency’s standards and plan development processes.

  • Serve as Task Manager and Project Manager as appropriate.

  • Manage client expectations to ensure client is highly satisfied with project(s), and develop new business by fostering existing and new client relationships.

  • Effectively manage project teams including engineers, planners, and technicians.

  • Lead or assist in proposal development opportunities, including go/no-go decisions, coordinating teaming partners, scoping tasks, preparing estimates, and participating on proposal development teams.

  • Work on or lead projects with traffic signals, communication networks, physical infrastructure, logical operations, plans and specifications, construction management, materials specifications review, connected/automated vehicle systems, transportation data science, and data and operations center facilities.

  • Assess performance of traffic signal and communications equipment (including switches and routers, CCTV, traffic detection units, connected/automated vehicle components, and various other transportation management equipment), central software systems (including transportation management, data analysis and dissemination, and network/infrastructure management systems), and prepare reports.

  • Coordinate with agency DOT operations and network administrator clients to implement or manage the implementation of any of the above.

  • Effectively manage assigned projects/tasks and be in responsible charge of task activities and schedule

  • Mentor/train junior staff

  • Periodic travel required within Georgia and neighboring states

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science in engineering, IT, business management or related fields

  • 8 plus years of experience in ITS engineering, to include ITS design, construction, operations and maintenance or demonstrated equivalency of ITS experience and/or education

  • Valid driver's license required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, good time management skills, a strong work ethic, attention to detail

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent networking certification

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 246866BR

Virtual: No

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.