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AECOM Lead Texas Sr Project Manager - CEI in Dallas, Texas

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 two full-time Lead Texas CEI Sr Project Managers to cover areas in Houston, North and South Texas; preferably based Dallas, TX.

Job Description

Job Responsibilities: The job would entail a Lead Texas Senior Project Manager to work to perform the duties. The overall Goal includes:

  • Growing the Construction Engineering & Inspection (CEI) Market in Texas as Senior PM developing work and performing PM duties as needed.

  • Target Clients are TxDOT, Toll Road Authorities & RMA’s. May also include clients in other governmental agencies and may also include private work.

  • Texas CEI includes Construction, Engineering & Inspection (CEI), Construction Scheduling Support (CSS), Owner Verification Testing Inspection (OVTI), Independent Engineer (IE), CPM Scheduling and similar transportation functions. TxDOT Market Areas for these hires- includes but is not limited to DAL, PAR, TYL, FTW, WFS, ATL.


  • Develop a detailed CEI business development plan with scalable milestones

  • Develop internal AECOM CEI team in the region

  • Identify strategic partners, develop teaming partnerships and markets

  • Strategize and preposition for upcoming RFP’s

  • Lead the proposal writing efforts and interview presentation

  • Write proposals and interview for the RFP

  • Aid in marketing and proposal development throughout Texas CEI teams

  • Conduct regular visits & maintain contact with TxDOT DOCs and AEs (determine future work, AO needs)

  • Determine possible selection committee members prior to TxDOT RFPs

  • Identify new opportunities and identify needs

  • Attend AGC and other conferences as required

Operations (assist with the following):

  • Develop and maintain a trained staff that will help in the performance of the CEI projects and help win new work in the future

  • Maintain aggregate billability of staff at 90+%Meet Project KPI’s (with assistance from AECOM Project Controllers)

  • Ensure the Client is being billed on time (Participate in biweekly status meetings)

  • Develop Work Authorizations

  • Assist with negotiation of billing rates and ODE’s

  • Conduct Project Reviews including Safety

  • Perform briefings (twice per year) with the client on AECOM performance

  • Perform CEI PM duties for CEI Contracts



  • BA/BS + 10 Years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership

  • Drivers license required

  • PE license required in TX or ability to obtain the license in six months


  • 20 years of transportation experience;

  • Microsoft Office excel, word, and video conferencing skills;

  • Working knowledge of TxDOT Site Manager; Preferred

  • TxDOT Precertification requirements: Have obtained 11.1.1 (Roadway Constr. Mgmt.), 11.2.1 (Bridge Constr. Mgmt.), 5.2.1 (Bridge Design), 4.2.1 (Roadway Design), or can be obtained within 3 months after hire date.

  • Preferred Previous Experience- TxDOT Area Engineer, Assist. AE, Director of Construction (DOC), Assist. DOC, or similar.

Additional Information

Additional information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position. US Citizenship required.

  • Travel is required for this position, greater than 25%.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $125,000.00 - $200,000.00.


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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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: J10099600

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site