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

United States of America - California, San Diego

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.

About AECOM

At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

DCS—Transportation

  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

  • We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our cities, countries and continents.

  • Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

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

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 253458BR

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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