AECOM Design Build Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151160BR

Position Title Design Build Manager

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Utah

City Salt Lake City

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 creative, highly talented Design Build Manager for immediate employment in the Salt Lake City, Utah office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in the management and design of transportation projects with a strong emphasis on design-build projects.

The Design Build Manager in the AECOM Salt Lake City office is a key position and will report to the Highways/Design Build Department Manager in the Rocky Mountain Area. The position includes responsibility for business development, marketing, management of design-build teams and pursuits, management and execution of design-build projects, preliminary design studies and final design of transportation improvement projects. Primary clients include local and national heavy highway construction firms, Utah Department of Transportation as well as counties, and municipalities. Experience in Utah is highly desired as well as experience in, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado.

The successful candidate may be asked to serve as an AECOM group or team leader, project manager, design manager and/or technical task leader on selected projects and will coordinate, cooperate, and work collaboratively with others in the Rocky Mountain Area offices.

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

  • Inform the decision process to pursue design-build/alternative delivery projects and select the team and sub consultants

  • Identify potential clients and projects, develop and implement pursuit strategies, develop and manage client relations, and monitor client satisfaction

  • Coordinate with Rocky Mountain Area AECOM staff

  • On selected projects, the position could serve as the design-build design manager, project manager, technical task leader, or reviewer/advisor

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Utah or the ability to obtain with 3 months

  • 13+ years of transportation experience, 10 of which involve design build/alternative delivery projects, state and local facilities including highways/roadways, transit, structures, drainage facilities, and related infrastructure improvements

  • Experience working with counties, municipalities, department of transportation, and contractors in Utah

  • Experience in business development, marketing, management and design of design-build projects

  • Experience mentoring and supervising less experienced staff

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to conduct business development activities including client management, proposal preparation, interviews and business planning

  • Must be detail oriented, thorough, well organized and be able to effectively manage time

  • Must have experience providing technical leadership within transportation engineering

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of transportation experience, 10 of which involve design build/alternative delivery projects, state and local facilities including highways/roadways, transit, structures, drainage facilities, and related infrastructure improvements

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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