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AECOM Senior Quality Assurance Oversite Auditor - Transit Systems in Baltimore, Maryland

Company Description

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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.

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Quality Assurance Oversight Auditor for systems in Baltimore, Maryland. The position will have responsibilities for conducting internal and external quality audits on the MTA Purple Line Light Rail Transit Project. The qualified incumbent will act as the independent quality assurance oversight auditor on Purple Line Light Rail Projects.


  • Develop a comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of the project Systems Engineering, Systems Integration & Testing and Commissioning (T&C) contract requirements including specifications, systems packages, and applicable code(s).

  • Review the implementation of the Testing and Commissioning Plans and project procedures and validate performance of subcontractors performing T&C functions.

  • Review and document implementation of project engineering procedures, including testing and commissioning, document control, submissions management, tracking of design changes, material approval, testing schedules, and closure of punch list / deficiency items.

  • Provide oversight of project close-out and quality reports.

  • Establish and maintain working relationships with T&C team, Site subcontractors, Safety, Operations, consultants, and vendors to ensure that adherence to the project-specific systems’ QA/QC Plans deliver a fully compliant project.

  • Understand project execution plans and coordinate Quality Control procedures at appropriate stages of the work and in line with the project schedule.

  • Provide oversight of project close-out and quality reports.



  • BS in Construction Management or Engineering or related field plus 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Six years of experience in quality assurance and management with rail systems engineering

  • Rail systems engineering, systems integration / testing and commissioning design experience

Preferred :

  • Experience in Rail/Transit construction or D/B project

  • Experience and knowledge of ISO 9000/9001 and FTA Transit Quality Management System Guidelines

  • Experience and ability to read and interpret, policies, procedures and/or specifications, and O & M manuals.

  • Experience and knowledge of one, several, or many of the following:

  • Overhead Catenary System (OCS)

  • Traction Power Systems (TPSS)

  • System Signals

  • Track and wayside systems i.e. running rail, ties, direct fixation, tie plates, fasteners, ballast etc.

  • Site Structures i.e. bridges, tunnels, culverts, retaining walls, MSE walls etc.

  • Plant systems i.e. Stations, facilities, buildings, elevators, escalators, fire, life and safety systems etc.

  • Communications i.e. SCADA, radio, cabling

  • Experience in conducting and leading audits, both desk and field activities

  • Knowledge and experience with construction industry codes as applicable (ACI, AWS, ASME, NEC, etc.) as well as applicable certifications.

  • Client relationship and project leadership experience

Additional Information

  • Relocation is an option for this position

  • Visa support is an option for this position

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

The offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position typically is $80,800.00 to $100,000.00.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel, and Service Awards programs.


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: J10096532

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Quality

Work Location Model: On-Site