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AECOM Senior Civil Transportation Engineer / Civil Highway Department Manager ( Mechanicsburg, PA / Harrisburg, PA ) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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 – 47,000 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 hiring a Senior Transportation Civil Engineer (Civil Highway Department Manager) to manage our civil highway engineering department in Mechanicsburg, PA. We are seeking an experienced engineer who is client focused. Projects range from roadway and site-civil design, highway and bridge projects, traffic engineering analysis, and transportation planning studies.

The Civil Highway Department Manager will lead transportation projects for our Pennsylvania clients and will work on other regional and national projects as a key member of the AECOM Mid-Atlantic Transportation Division.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing engineering, planning, and modeling efforts for all areas of roadway design projects.

  • Collaborating with other engineers, planners, and modelers to research, analyze, or resolve complex transportation analyses or design issues.

  • Assisting in the engineering and planning effort for roadway and highway design, maintenance of traffic, and safety projects including following the agency's plan development process.

  • Guiding/ mentoring junior engineers and providing QA/QC for projects in various areas of highway design, analysis, and simulation.

  • Interacting and coordinating regularly with clients and sub consultants in the various assignments

  • Understanding trends, best practices, and innovation in the transportation industry and exploring opportunities of implementing them on projects.

  • Assisting with business development activities in providing responses to RFP, RFQ, and SOQ including technical writing, and scope and fee development.

  • Serving as supervisor for civil-highway engineering staff in our Mechanicsburg office.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or other equivalent degree

  • 8 plus years of related work experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience with PennDOT and/or Pennsylvania Turnpike projects

  • PE License in Pennsylvania or reciprocal is required or the ability to obtain one within 6 months.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in civil engineering with an emphasis on Roadway, Drainage, Traffic, Site-Civil projects.

  • Bentley InRoads, OpenRoads Designer (ORD), AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or similar design applications.

  • Project design team lead experience

  • Experience with being a people manager for engineering and other technical staff.

  • MS Office software application skills, such as spreadsheet, word processing, and standard office software

  • Industry standard computer software

Additional Information


  • Sponsorship is available for this position

  • Relocation assistance is available for this position

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

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: J10076463

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering