AECOM Highway/Bridge Senior Project Manager in Los Angeles, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144089BR

Position Title Highway/Bridge Senior Project Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Los Angeles

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

The Transportation division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Highway/Bridge Senior Project Manager for immediate employment in the Los Angeles, CA office. Other office locations within the region will be considered. The individual will be responsible in providing leadership and strategic guidance to the highway/bridge sub-business line. This position will require frequent interaction and collaboration with counterparts locally and in other regions to pursue, win, and successfully manage and execute work for AECOM. Candidate may serve as a Client Account Manager (CAM) and support/collaborate with the other CAM’s in the Highway/Bridge market.

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

  • Management of the development and execution of project(s) scope, schedule and budget

  • Preparation of project updates, presentations, recommendations and other project plans

  • Review and development of progress and status reports

  • Ability to effectively lead Highway/Bridge design team

  • Contribution to the growth of the AECOM Highway/Bridge practice in southern California

  • Track transportation projects and pre-position for upcoming projects, act as Capture Manager on project pursuits, play an active role in the preparation of selected SOQs, and lead project teams during interviews

  • Win new work in the southern California highway/bridge design market

  • Maintain client satisfaction on assigned projects

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field

  • 15+ years of experience in managing highway/bridge design projects

  • Professional Engineers (PE) civil license (ability to obtain California PE within 6 months)

  • Experience in managing highway/bridge work scope, budgets and schedules

  • Experience managing projects located on Caltrans’ facilities

  • Strong technical and project coordination skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Ability to build relationships with local transportation agency personnel

  • Ability to achieve and maintain good client relations with assigned clients

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Business Administration

  • 20+ years of related experience

  • Current California Professional Engineer license (PE) - Civil

  • Relationships with transportation agency staff throughout southern California

  • Positive reputation within the southern California transportation industry

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.

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