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AECOM Resident Engineer in Tucson, Arizona

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

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.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

The Transportation Business Line is actively seeking a highly motivated Resident Engineer for immediate employment in Tucson, Arizona.

This position will be responsible for staff supervision, project execution, business development and collaboration with Arizona Transportation leadership staff in coordination with the Arizona Construction Department Manager. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in the CM industry and have a successful track record of major ADOT and municipal projects. The applicant will have demonstrated experience in developing teams, managing engineering and technical staff, past successful approaches to managing ADOT projects through construction, including projects completed using alternative delivery approaches. The position also requires the ability to lead teams to successfully execute and deliver projects working with construction contractors under traditional and alternative delivery methods.

The Resident Engineer serves as a point of contact to the client and acts as a liaison between management and clients on advanced issues; interacts with executive level government or public officials and/or executive level clients on significant project matters often requiring coordination between organizations and assesses and manages risk on behalf of AECOM and the client.

  • Under minimal supervision, performs complex duties utilizing advanced techniques and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and methods.

  • Assumes lead responsibilities for a team of engineers and professional support staff.

  • Establish relationships with both external and internal clients and customers, including industry associations and other potential consultant team members and construction contractors

  • Serve as a project Resident Engineer for ADOT, municipalities, or counties

  • Successfully develops strategies, prepares cost proposals, negotiates change orders, and executes projects

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

  • Directly manage projects and support staff in project development and delivery, including scoping, budgeting, contract negotiations, project management and resident engineering

  • Proven track record of managing ADOT construction projects

  • Construction management, inspection and field support experience with local agencies, cities, counties and/or ADOT projects

  • Coordinating with clients and construction contractors to successfully execute and deliver projects

  • Assist bridge/highway design disciplines with constructability questions or issues

  • Participate in Regional/Branch management meetings to report on construction management issues and opportunities

  • Familiarity with local and federal funding and CM project development and delivery.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering plus 8 + years of project management experience, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Travel outside of Tucson, AZ may be required

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Arizona

  • Valid Driver’s License required

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $125,000.00 - $150,000.00.


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: J10105818

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Construction

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