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AECOM Senior Transportation Engineer - 8 Years of Experience in Columbus, 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

AECOM is seeking a Senior Tr ansportation Engineer to be based in Columbus or Cincinnati, Ohio to join our growing transit engineering practice.


  • The Transportation Engineer and Task Manager is a key position that will report to the US West Region Transit/Rail Engineering Group

  • The position includes responsibility for business development, management of transportation planning studies, preliminary design studies, and final design of linear transit infrastructure projects.

  • The successful candidate may be asked to serve as an AECOM team and/or discipline lead, deputy project manager, and/or technical task leader on selected projects and will coordinate, cooperate, and work collaboratively with others team members.



  • BA/BS + 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education


  • Professional Engineer’s License with eligibility for comity in Ohio

  • Experience on engineering design projects for COTA, ODOT, and/or urban municipalities

  • Experience designing transit and transportation infrastructure

  • Experience in designing bus rapid transit infrastructure

  • Experience with design software including InRoads, Civil 3D and/or OpenRoads

  • Experience with business development and client relations

  • Able to work out of our Columbus, Ohio office

  • Experience with task and project management

  • Experience with oversight of junior staff

  • Experience with business development

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is available for this position

  • Occasional travel required

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

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: J10080143

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site