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AECOM Southern California Surface Transportation Leader in California, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Southern California Surface Transportation Leader to be based in San Diego, California; Orange, California; and San Diego, California.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for both the technical practice and operational management of one large or multiple small to medium sized offices/operating units with moderate complexity.

  • Determines and executes the strategic direction of the office(s) to ensure financial profitability.

  • Works in conjunction with the district and/or regional management to ensure financial success of the offices within the district or operating unit.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 10 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and / or education, including two (2) years of leadership

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience in Transportation Industry and established client relationships relative to Highway and Bridge design in Southern California.

  • California PE (Professional Engineer)

  • Business Acumen – deploys world-class business practices, exerts enterprise-level influence, demonstrates cross-cultural business savvy.

  • Communicates Masterfully – builds broad and deep external networks, uses a full range of available communication mediums to inspire and engage others, demonstrates empathy, understanding and exceptional active listening skills, elicits feedback and encourages others to speak up.

  • Builds high performance organizations, is an architect of change, expands capability and capacity, drives flawless execution.

  • In-depth understanding of all aspects of field of expertise. May direct the work of associates doing different tasks under the same field. In-depth knowledge of Highway and Bridge projects, along with interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

  • Coordinates with business Leaders in other geographies to share resources, utilize technical strengths, ensure independent reviews of all deliverables, and identify key project opportunities as early as possible.

  • Collaborates with peers in other geographies to provide global leadership, leverage technical expertise, ensure client satisfaction and implement best practices.

  • Fosters an ‘agile’ organizational structure and culture to allow the Surface Transportation Business Line to deliver large complex programs as well as provide high-value expert solutions to quality clients

  • Work closely with other business developments leaders, operations and local leadership as it relates to staffing, retention, employee engagement, budgets, project performance, quality, safety, business unit profitability and project technical development.

  • Having strong political and professional connections within Southern California that will allow the chosen professional and leader to be successful in developing the S. California marketspace to it's full potential

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 262235BR

Additional Locations US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd, US - San Diego, CA - 401 West A Street

Virtual: 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.