AECOM Senior Manager, Transit PM/CM in Seattle, Washington

Requisition/Vacancy No. 155254BR

Position Title Senior Manager, Transit PM/CM

Job Category Management

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Washington

City Seattle

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 Senior Manager, Transit PM/CM 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 public transportation program management-construction management (PM-CM) professionals to win and deliver PM-CM 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 public transportation alternative delivery design team, founded on a highly qualified core group. 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 staff on development of organizational and sales strategies for winning transportation related program management-construction management (PM-CM) opportunities, primarily for transit projects

  • Support national practice area in transportation PM-CM, primarily focused on fixed guideway public transportation projects

  • 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 market, including relationship building with the construction industry

  • 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 or construction 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 PM- and/or CM for major transit and transportation teams, with emphasis on large scale corridor passenger rail projects, including above, below and at-grade track and civil work; light rail systems and communications

  • 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 organizational 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.


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