AECOM Project Manager - Surface Transportation in Charleston, South Carolina

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146404BR

Position Title Project Manager - Surface Transportation

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - South Carolina

City Charleston

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Project Manager – Surface Transportation to join their surface transportation group in the Charleston office. This position requires experience in management of the scope, schedule, and budget of projects – preferably civil transportation design projects. The Project Manager will be responsible for marketing, managing and developing transportation projects in Charleston, SC. Anticipated clients include Charleston County, Local Towns / Cities and SCDOT.

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

  • Manages project(s) ranging from $50,000 to $1,000,000 annual gross revenue including planning, directing and supervising all aspects of the project – financial results, client satisfaction, safety and quality

  • Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget

  • Develops strong client relationships enhancing project performance

  • Delegates work to, mentors, trains and supervises various levels of staff to complete assignments

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • 10+ years of experience managing or designing civil engineering projects

  • Knowledge and training with SCDOT processes and experience managing consultant design projects

  • Due to the nature of this work, US citizenship is required

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing SCDOT projects

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.


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