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AECOM Rail Project Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Rail Project Manager to be based in Kansas City, MO.

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.

Assignments will include the following:

  • Build and lead a rail & civil design group of approximately 3-5 total employees.

  • Perform project management responsibilities on all new projects and become a certified AECOM project manager within 1 year of hire date.

  • Develop and execute a strong marketing plan to target RFP’s and sole sourced work from BNSF Railway, assist with marketing for KCS Railroad, and develop relationships with other municipalities in and around the Kansas City Metro area, including railroad industry clients and short-line railroads.

  • Lead design and plan production efforts on projects in order to maintain high quality, meet schedules, and stay within project budgets.

  • Lead Kansas City Rail/Civil group to a successful and sustainable level of backlog of work to support utilization goals important to the company’s success within 6 months.

  • Mentor staff to help them learn, enjoy and grow in their roles, while supporting and becoming familiar, passionate, and able to enjoy the core values and culture at AECOM.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree plus six (6) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • BSCE in Civil Engineering

  • Missouri PE

  • Experience with Microstation V8/XM/SS2, GeoPak, SITE Modeler, InRoads, and AutoCAD

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.

What We Offer

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.

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. 269181BR

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.

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