• Senior Transit Rail DB Project Manager

    AECOMPhoenix, AZ 85067

    Job #1757920265

  • United States of America - Utah, Murray

    Job Summary

    AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Senior DB Rail/Transit Program Manager to work out of one of our locations to include Milwaukee, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Oakland, Dallas or Murray office.

    This position supports the Rail/Transit Division for the West Region in execution of rail and transit Design and Build work, managing staff and tasks associated with this work, and supporting rail design pursuits of major rail capital programs including light rail, heavy rail or commuter rail. This position will manage multidiscipline teams to meet scope, schedule and budget on multi-million tasks or projects, lead meetings with client and stakeholders, and mentor junior to mid-level staff.

    The appropriately qualified applicant will demonstrate an established career in the rail transit industry, and specifically with LA Metro, and have strong relationships with the contractors who are in the rail transit business and a successful track record of business development, client service, and program management. The focus will be on expanding our overall design build transit practice in Los Angeles area. Experience needs to include the direct management of the final design on major rail transit design-build projects, representing the engineering company that has the final design responsibility.

    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 and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

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

    We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

    • Fortune 's World's Most Admired Companies - 2014-2020

    • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 "Top 500 Design Firms" and #1 2019 "Top 200 Environmental Firms"

    • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

    • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


    • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM's Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future - safely and reliably.

    • We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems - as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure - to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across 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.

    The job responsibilities include:

    • Responsible for the overall management administration to project and assists in establishing project specific objectives and policies.

    • Provides management and guidance to subordinate managers, enforces company and project policies, and a primary liaison between AECOM and client interface.

    • Oversees and ensures all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule through subordinate managers and supervisors.

    • Responsible for administering the project from budgeting/schedule stage through procurement and contract closeout. Position has significant profit/loss responsibility for assigned project.

    Minimum Requirements

    • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering plus 10 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

    • PE License required

    Preferred Qualifications

    • BSCE plus ten (10) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

    • The candidate must be a California PE with over 10 years' experience in management or engineering with mega-project management experience.

    • Experience must include organizational development and leadership, program management, client service management, design and/or business development activities for large-scale transportation/transit clients and/or projects

    • Ten (10) years of experience in the design and management of complex multidisciplinary civil works with approximately five (5) years of experience in managing the design of large, complex rail transit projects

    • Experience must include continuous design management responsibility, including management of design services during construction, on at least one (1) design-build light rail or heavy rail transit project. The experience must include interfacing with state and local jurisdictions

    • Track record of increasing market share in the transit sector

    • A recognized leader in developing and nurturing relationships with key clients

    • Experience in client pre-positioning activities, team (internal and external) and proposal development, and execution of selection interviews

    • Recognized business development/client management leader

    • A team-oriented individual that can work with operations, project and marketing staff of all levels

    • Ability to collaborate across disciplines and business lines for integrated delivery and growth

    • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated team-building and internal/external networking skills

    • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other relevant software programs

    • Valid driver's license and ability to travel

    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 Program and Project Management

    Business Line Transportation

    Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

    Country United States of America

    Position Status Full-Time

    Requisition/Vacancy No. 254417BR

    Additional Locations US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Milwaukee, WI - 1555 N Rivercenter Drive, US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive, US - Phoenix, AZ - 7720 North 16th 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.

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