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AECOM Northern California Transit Rail Growth and Strategy Lead/ PM in Oakland, California

Job Summary

AECOM' s US West Region Transit/Rail Division is seeking a Senior Engineer or Planner to manage projects and support the growth and strategy of the transit and rail business in Northern California.

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.

Job Responsibilities

The qualified candidate will have experience in the capture and delivery of major planning and engineering transit projects and pursuits throughout Northern California and have established relationships with all transit agencies, transit providers, councils of government and local municipalities within the Northern California area of the region. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Represent Northern California within the Growth and Strategy Leadership Team of the Transit/Rail Division

  • Major project PM responsibilities

  • Pursuit oversight and capture manager role as necessary

  • Develop and coordinate strategic teaming on pursuits as needed

  • Pursuit recommendations based on understanding of market, clients, and available staff

  • Coordination with California State BD Leads on all pursuits to ensure proper pursuit decisions are made

  • Ensure client relations are sound

  • Grow Transit/Rail business within Northern California year over year

  • Identify and make key hires as necessary for growth of business

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree + 8 years of related experience in growth and strategy, and BD activities in the NoCal transit rail business

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with BART is required

  • Experience and proven relationships with transit agencies throughout Northern California

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 - Transportation - Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 259683BR

Additional Locations US - Sacramento, CA - URS 2020 L Street

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.