AECOM Senior Transit Planner / Program Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior Transit Planner / Program Manager

United States of America - Georgia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Transit Planner / Program Manager for immediate employment in the Atlanta, GA office. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and conducting business development activities, pursuing new projects, and serving as a senior project manager on Transit program project deliveries for a major public transportation agency. Proficiency will depend on strong communications skills, previous experience leading inter-disciplinary planning project teams and an interest in mentoring team members.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Client relationship development and management for transit planning projects

  • Project pursuit leadership and management

  • Visible external and internal leadership to support business development and project delivery needs

  • Building and developing teams to win and deliver

  • Financial management of projects and programs

  • Project delivery

  • Communicate and coordinate efforts and ideas with subordinates, peers and management team

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or in Transportation Planning

  • 10+ years of experience in planning and engineering consulting or engineering management companies with an emphasis on transit

  • Seller/doer with a diverse background and significant business development and client relationship experience

  • Previous and on-going successful client relationships with public transit clients

  • Comprehensive experience in the preparation, budgeting, negotiation, and administration of contracts with both public and private organizations

  • Proven track record of successful project management of multi-disciplinary projects with a focus on public transportation planning and design projects

  • Previous leadership/mentoring experience; desire to work in a team environment; strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer local candidate with strong ties to public transit agencies in the Georgia and Atlanta markets

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161319BR