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AECOM Transportation Engineer (Rail/Transit Projects) in Sacramento, California

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 over 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 Transportation Engineer to be based in Sacramento, CA .


The Transportation Engineer performs a wide variety of professional engineering work in an office setting. They are responsible for all activities related to the development, approval, and implementation of policies and procedures, for contract management of the architectural and engineering consultants working on a high-speed rail program, and project management activities related to the scope, schedule, budget, and strategic planning for contracts.


  • Provides assistance in developing Strategic Delivery policies, procedures, and processes.

  • Provide assistance in formulating, approving and implementing policies, procedures, processes, and related work breakdown structures for all Strategic Delivery functional areas.

  • Develops work plans, schedules, quality plans, and implementation plans.

  • Prepares technical reports, correspondence, and memorandum for decision-making.

  • Attends client meetings, committees, task forces, and public forums in relation to contract procurement and contract management processes.

  • Contract administration duties include the reviews documents such as submittals, requests for information, change orders, invoicing & payments, and correspondence; selects and/or uses computer-based processes to compile contract data; develops or assists in the development or maintenance of transportation-related state-of-the-art computer programs and procedures; makes or revises charts and diagrams.

  • Provides oversight of the work of various consultants to ensure compliance with assigned work duties; document contract performance, takes corrective action when appropriate; reviews or assists with developing proposals and various contract and project documents prepared by others; confers with consultants regarding contract compliance.

  • Produces meeting minutes, maintains project and contract files, attends training, special reviews, handles telephone inquiries, attends public workshops, develops other staff, attends staff meetings, and interprets new project requirements; prepares and presents information to the public about all types of transportation engineering matters.



  • BA/BS + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education


  • Ability to analyze and develop effective solutions for difficult and technical problems relating to rail projects.

  • Knowledge and ability to perform office applications, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, take minutes at meetings and prepare meeting calendars.

  • Ability to prepare technical correspondence, complete comprehensive reports, and make effective presentations.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand construction plans and specifications of transportation systems.

Additional Information

  • Travel may be required for this position.

  • Sponsorship is available for this position

  • Relocation is available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $93,000.00 - $171,000.00.


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: J10109314

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid