AECOM Systems/Communications, Project Manager in Baltimore, Maryland
United States of America - Maryland, Baltimore
The Project Manager will manage client projects, Systems/Communications engineering technical, and management support functions. This support encompasses the information technology infrastructure systems, and technologies required to support the MTA Metro, Light Rail, and Bus systems.
Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize the progress of the project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of the project.
The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. He or she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible and will hire new talent as needed to fulfill client needs.
Familiar with a variety of the Transit/Rail concepts, practices, and procedures. Perform a variety of project management and engineering tasks. Lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Reports to Manager of Systems Engineering. Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and supplemental requests.
Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the execution of projects
Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
Ensure resource availability and allocation
Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
Report and escalate to management as needed
Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
Perform risk management to minimize project risks
Establish and maintain relationships with the client, third parties/vendors
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets, and experience levels
Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
BA/BS plus 10 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
10 yrs Proven working experience managing medium to large projects in the Transit/Rail Industry
10 yrs Experience with upgrades for ITS systems for bus fleet to TransitMaster CAD/AVL. To include:
Experience with upgrades and support for fixed route scheduling (Trapezeze FX).
Experience with the implementation of Viewpoint business intelligence tool.
Experience with the implementation of Bus Stop Manager enhanced transit stop management system.
Including the implementation of Trapeze Operations Management ( OPS), Passenger Information (INFOWeb), Customer Call Center Management ( INFOAgent), Schedule Publishing (INFOPublish), Real Time Customer Information System, Google GTFS-RT real time data interface and API development, Google-GTFS schedule, Web based Customer Complaint Interface ( COM-WEB), Stop Manager, Viewpoint BI, Automated Pick Process (OPS-WEB), and Automated Division sign-in (Sign In Terminal), Next Vehicle Arrival signage.
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Project Management Professional (PMP) / certification is a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skill
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Program and Project Management
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 242319BR
Clearance Required No
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.