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AECOM Cleveland Highway Lead / Senior Project Manager in Cleveland, Ohio

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

The Transportation Business Line of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented and self-motivated Senior Project Manager , for immediate employment, to lead the highway team in the Cleveland, Ohio office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Civil Engineering specific to intersection and roadway design, highway design, pavement design, drainage design, utility coordination, and the preparation of construction documents, including plans, specifications and construction estimates.

Position Details:

  • Assists Ohio Leadership with business development and in interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating client proposals and marketing efforts.

  • Assists Ohio Leadership in developing and implementing marketing strategies for targeted public sector clients and specific projects in Ohio.

  • Plans, schedules, conducts, coordinates, and manages detailed phases of roadway engineering projects.

  • Verifies that applicable codes, engineering standards and environmental commitments are being met.

  • Reviews and approves scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments.

  • Tracks overall financial performance of task assignments, which includes coordinating with Ohio Leadership to monitor sold time and work backlog on tasks.

  • Delegates work to, mentors, trains, and supervises less experienced staff to complete assignments.

  • Contacts and interacts with local public sector clients (OTIC, ODOT, Cities, and Counties, etc.) in order to successfully complete assigned projects.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil/Transportation Engineering

  • 15 years of relevant project PS&E design experience

  • 5 years' ODOT experience

  • Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio

  • Proficient with ODOT Design Standards

  • 5 years’ experience with proposal and business development, client presentations and relationship development

  • Demonstrated success in achieving scope, schedule, and budget goals on a large-scale transportation project.

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10082692

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site