AECOM Transit / Rail Senior Project Manager in New York, New York

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Transit / Rail Senior Project Manager

United States of America - New York

New York

Job Summary

The Transportation division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Transit/Rail Senior Project Manager for immediate employment in the New York, NY office. The individual will be responsible in providing leadership and strategic guidance to the transit rail 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 will serve as a Client Account Manager (CAM) and support/collaborate with the other CAM’s in the Transit Rail 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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction/Project Management

  • 15+ years of experience in managing transit design and construction projects

  • Ability to understand and interpret civil, electrical, and mechanical drawings

  • Experience in managing railroad work scope, budgets and schedules

  • Strong technical and project coordination skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Knowledge of railroad operations

  • Knowledge of Project Management scheduling and estimating

  • Knowledge of railroad engineering specifications and standards

  • Knowledge of construction when working in proximity to railroad operations

  • Proficient in the use of personal computer and office software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications

  • 20+ years of related experience

  • Professional Engineer license (PE)

  • Knowledge of large commuter rail organization(s) and operations

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 Engineering - Transportation

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161400BR