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AECOM Transportation Transit/Rail Senior Project Manager in San Diego, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Transportation Transit/Rail Senior Project Manager to join our San Diego office.

Qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in the transportation transit and rail industry and have a successful track record with delivery of large transit/rail programs. This is an exceptional opportunity to be involved with capital infrastructure transit/rail projects for our clients and to be the rail transit lead for our San Diego office.

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.

Main Responsibilities:

The applicant will have demonstrated experience in leading transit/rail major pursuits and the delivery of major programs. The objective of the position is to lead, pursue, develop and execute major projects required to deliver client programs within established and agreed budgets and schedules, thereby expanding AECOM’s reputation as the preferred transit/rail service consultant in the industry.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead development and execution of significant rail/transit including light rail, heavy rail subway, commuter rail, high speed rail, and/or bus rapid transit surface, aerial or underground project pursuits and delivery

  • Establish relationships with SANDAG, Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), North County Transit District (NCTD), LA Metro, and other southern California agencies such as OCTA and SCRRA.

  • Be a visible leader and trusted advisor to clients by promoting AECOM’s values both internally and externally

  • Demonstrated expertise in the area of managing and preparing transportation project teams.

  • Proven track record with large client account management, mega-project pursuits, and engineering/planning staff development

  • A desire to work with external contractors/consultants, AECOM’s other divisions/regions and interact directly with major clients

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree and a minimum of 10 years of related experience; or demonstrated equivalency of education and experience; and including 2 years of leadership

Preferred Qualifications

  • The candidate should have over 10 years' experience in leading engineering projects with large transit project management experience.

  • BSCE in Civil Engineer

  • PE license in California.

  • Ability to scope/estimate complex projects

  • Track and manage task budgets and schedule experience

  • Demonstrate leadership skills and communication skills requiring client interaction

  • Ability to work with various multi-disciplined teams is essential to this role

  • Provide in-depth Quality Control and Quality Assurance for design/project management/program management.

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

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265202BR

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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