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AECOM Copy of Senior Civil Site Engineering Manager (New England Transportation Design) in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Senior Manager to join our Transportation Business Line in any of our New England offices. This position will oversee civil-site design technical work that involves site planning, land development, municipal transportation infrastructure, multimodal facilities, complete streets, active transportation, and urban places. The Senior Manager will monitor staffing, participate in business development and serve as a Project Manager on civil-site projects. This will involve interacting with key internal and external clients and assisting in the leadership of project delivery teams while expanding AECOM’s customer base. The candidate in this role will be an instrumental partner in developing the growth of our Civil-Site practice in the Northeast US.

Our New England offices include: Boston, MA; Chelmsford, MA; Rocky Hill, CT; Portland, ME; Manchester, NH.

These are a sampling of some of the exciting projects our group works on:

Head of the Charles Regatta Master Planning Project – Boston, MA

  • Develop a framework and masterplan in a manner that sigificatnly limits the impacts to the Charles River parkland and creates opportunity for active resource stewardship. Civil engineering for green infrastructure, stormwater management, crowd management, pedestrian access, permanent event infrastructure.

Entertainment District Development – Everett, MA

  • Civil and Transportation engineering team member for multi-phase redevelopment of contaminated sites from former industrial uses into an exciting, mixed use entertainment district along the waterfront of the Mystic River.

Off-Shore Wind – Northeast US

  • Design and development of ports to support the off-shore wind industry in the Northeast. Terminal designs for pre-assembly and marshalling of turbine components.

National Multi-Site Projects

  • AECOM’s clients include large commercial companies with multiple facilities across the country that require civil design for new developments, renovations, and improvements at existing facilities.


Project Management

  • Manage multi-disciplined development and transportation projects from scoping through project delivery.

  • Lead public meetings, agency coordination, and client interface efforts.

  • Track and manage budgets using Oracle and Excel-based tools.

  • Effectively lead and communicate ensuring successful client interaction.

  • Direct and manage the entire project, giving guidance to subordinate managers, enforcing company and project policies, and act as primary liaison between AECOM and client interface.

  • Accountable for all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.

  • Overall responsibility and management of project including but not limited to budgeting/schedule stage, procurement, through contract closeout.

  • Position has primary fiscal responsibility and key liaison between client for assigned project.​

Strategic Growth

  • Participate in Business Development to leverage AECOM’s comprehensive capabilities to grow and expand market presence and win new business and clients in the transportation and civil-site sector.

  • Foster and enhance client development and engagement through strategic in-person marketing activities.

People Leadership

  • Supervise, mentor and/or coordinate the work of junior and mid-level staff, to build and strengthen project delivery teams.

  • Promote and strengthen team focus on technical quality, responsiveness, and client service within the project delivery teams.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Land Planning or Transportation Planning or a relevant field + 10 years of related experience, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • P.E. License

  • Valid Driver’s License required to visit project sites, clients, and other AECOM offices

  • Due to the nature of the job, must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8 years of experience managing civil site and transportation projects

  • 4 years of experience with team leadership, resource management, business development

  • Experience with site planning, land development, active transportation, municipal transportation infrastructure, multimodal facilities, complete streets, and urban designs

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.

Relocation assistance is not available.

Offered rate of compensation (Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $165,000 - $200,000.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel, and Service Awards programs.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10093942

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid