AECOM Senior Transportation Planner/Engineer in Austin, Texas

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior Transportation Planner/Engineer

United States of America - Texas


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative and motivated Senior Transportation Planner/Engineer for immediate employment in the Austin, TX office. The appropriately qualified applicant should be able to demonstrate prior experience and relevant project work in transportation planning, schematic design and engineering for major highway and interstate improvement projects. A solid understanding of urban freeway and interstate geometrics as well as FHWA criteria is necessary. Furthermore, the preferred candidate will have served in a managerial role on a Design Build project and has a good understanding of Alternate Delivery. A culmination of these features makes for an ideal candidate. The position provides the opportunity to manage, lead, and support transportation planning efforts for exciting, challenging, and high-profile transportation projects in Texas.

Work will consist of leading a small specialized Team performing transportation planning and engineering, schematic design, traffic forecasting, traffic impact analysis, traffic simulation modeling, technical reports, project meeting support and other duties as required. Successful candidates will be based out of the Austin office and may from time to time travel during the day or evenings to project sites, client meetings, and other AECOM offices. Successful candidates will be expected to work independently and in teams to advance projects through client processes.

Projects may involve:

  • Transportation planning for urban freeway and interstate corridors.

  • Transportation engineering for urban freeway and interstate corridors

  • Schematic Design

  • Traffic Engineering

  • Project planning for Alternate Delivery procurement.

  • Presentations to Clients and Management

  • Directing and managing staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering

  • 10+ years' experience

  • PE registration in Texas or ability to obtain in 6 months.

  • Experienced in transportation planning and schematic design

  • Familiar with software such as MicroStation, GeoPak, and InRoads

  • Able to manage and conduct data collection, analysis, and reporting tasks for traffic related studies from high level master plans to detailed corridor analyses for schematic development

  • Technical Skills: Urban interchange geometrics, Corridor planning and analysis, Roadway schematic design, report development, good communication skills and technical writing skills

  • Ability to take increasing responsibilities and desire to grow technical skills and innovations

  • Previous experience mentoring junior level staff

  • Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in leading and understanding Design Build delivery.

  • MicroStation and InRoads abilities.

  • Experience with the Texas Department of Transportation

  • Experience with OpenRoads

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 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 - Civil

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191521BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.