AECOM Transportation Program Manager in Phoenix, Arizona
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Transportation Program Manager
United States of America - Arizona
AECOM is actively seeking a Transportation Program Manager with a mix of management, engineering and client service experience for immediate employment in the Phoenix, Arizona office. The appropriately qualified candidate will be able to demonstrate successful program management of public sector transportation projects.
The ideal Transportation Program Manager will be a technical expert, personal connector, and outstanding project manager. This person will be a transportation engineer by training with an in-depth knowledge of transportation planning and engineering, performance measures, project selection, development, design and delivery standards and procedures and the funding, rules, and policies governing planning, project development, and project delivery. They will also have specific knowledge of Complete Streets, and experience designing and delivering multimodal transportation projects. This position’s work may also include leading studies, reports, and trainings and this person will act as lead on certain projects. Experience managing staff, budget, and grant timelines is preferred.
The candidate will have a strong background and experience in implementation of multi-year capital improvement programs including public transportation and the delivery of large transportation projects. Experience should include familiarity and understanding in working with FTA, FHWA, ADOT, MAG, Valley Metro and MCDOT. The successful candidate will be familiar with traditional and alternative project delivery methods. Significant experience in the successful, timely and on-budget delivery of multimodal transportation projects and well as project monitoring tools, quality control and assurance programs, budget and schedule management, cost growth and project change management as well as project closeout, acceptance procedures and documentation control.
The program manager will be responsible for:
Program administration and coordination of a multimodal transportation program
Performance measures and work plan development
Planning, programming and prioritization of capital improvement projects
Feasibility studies and conceptual design
Develop project schedules and cost estimates
Federal, state and local agency coordination
Management of consultant and vendor pool
Cash flow research and analysis
Speak publicly before elected officials, transportation professionals, and the general public.
Public involvement, education and outreach
Website and social media communications
Preparation of program annual report
Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or related field
10+ years of experience with at least 5 years as a manager on significant transportation infrastructure projects
Professional engineering license in AZ or ability to obtain through reciprocity
Thorough knowledge of the engineering and contract delivery process including planning and feasibility analysis, preliminary engineering, final design and design-build
Adept at interacting with senior agency management and technical counterparts
Capacity to manage multi-disciplinary technical teams
Basic computer literacy in word processing and Microsoft Excel
The ability to lead teams
The ability to manage their time to accommodate multiple assignments
A dedication to delivering high quality work
Self-starter and detail-oriented
Excellent writing, oral communication, research, technical, and organizational skills
Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required
15-20 years of relevant professional experience a plus
Experience as project manager on transportation infrastructure projects with significant roadway components
Senior level transportation project delivery experience with local counties and municipalities in Arizona
Third party coordination experience with public utilities, transit agencies, or other agencies
Demonstrated success in achieving scope, schedule and budget goals on transportation 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.
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Job Category Program and Project Management
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 165397BR