AECOM Senior Environmental Manager, Transit NEPA in Seattle, Washington

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior Environmental Manager, Transit NEPA

United States of America - Washington


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Environmental Manager, Transit NEPA for immediate employment for the Seattle, WA office.

In close coordination with the regional Transportation Business Unit Leader (BUL), regional leadership, and transportation practice leaders across the Americas, develop and maintain a team of highly skilled transportation environmental planning professionals to win and deliver transportation planning projects throughout the Pacific Northwest Area (Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Utah, and Montana), with immediate focus on major transportation clients in the Seattle metropolitan area, including Sound Transit, City of Seattle, King County Transportation and Metro, WSDOT, and other municipal and county clients. This is a senior leadership opportunity for the right person with an entrepreneurial spirit to build a transportation environmental planning team, founded on a highly qualified core group, to deliver transportation NEPA studies across the region. In addition, the successful candidate will be available to assist in client service and opportunity pursuits across the country.

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

  • Work with Transportation Business Unit Leader, Geography Business Development Leads, and regional transportation and environmental staff on development of organizational and sales strategies for transportation related environmental planning and overall transportation practice growth

  • Support national practice are in transportation related environmental impact assessment, primarily focused on Federal Transit Administration NEPA document

  • Assist in developing marketing and client capture strategies and plans

  • Develop organizational staffing plans to support marketing and client capture plans

  • Establish relationships with both external and internal clients and customers

  • Identify upcoming transportation pursuits in the Pacific Northwest transportation planning and design market

  • Assist in positioning AECOM for pursuits that best fit our skillset and develop regional staff for successful delivery of pursuits

  • Assist with the proposal development process including Statement of Qualifications, Technical Proposals and Presentations

  • Attend conferences and workshops to strengthen existing client relationships and establish new relationships; obtain an understanding of emerging technologies and market drivers

  • Maintain a high local and regional profile, while being available to assist with pursuits and projects across the country

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 10+ years of experience in project management, staff and organizational development, client service management, or business development activities for large scale transportation clients and/or projects

  • Demonstrated expertise in the area of managing and preparing transit and transportation environmental impact assessments, with emphasis on transit projects

  • Proven track record with large client account management, project pursuit execution, and engineering/planning staff development

  • Experience in client prepositioning activities, proposal development, and execution of selection interviews

  • Team-oriented individual that can work with operations, project and marketing staff

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Valid Driver’s License required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience in project management, staff and organizational development, client service management, or business development activities for large scale transportation clients and/or projects

  • Track record of increasing market share and staff effectiveness in transportation sector

  • Recognized business development/client management leader

  • Recognized leader in developing staff and nurturing relationships with key clients

  • Recognized leader in professional organizations

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 Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 155310BR