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AECOM CM CEI Transportation Business Line Manager in Dallas, Texas

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Transportation Construction Management and Construction Engineering and Inspection (CM/CEI) Regional Division Manager for immediate employment in California or in any of our US West Region offices. This position has some flexibility in terms of work location. This position includes occasional travel to our offices throughout the Central and West United States.

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.

This position is a member of our Transportation Leadership Team. Main responsibilities of the position would include but not limited to:

  • Ensures unflinching customer focus; demonstrates deep customer insight, ensures a client driven culture, spearheads and supports market-focused solutions.

  • Leads the industry; cultivates best in class professional expertise, supports continuous professional development culture, champions differentiated, integrated client solutions, and builds on AECOM’s reputation as an industry leader.

  • Embodies AECOM’s Safeguard value consistently, driving a culture that puts safety first.

  • Thinks strategically; demonstrates keen strategic market insight, shapes organizational strategy to achieve long-term enterprise goals, influences market dynamics to favorably position AECOM, and skillfully navigates rapidly changing business climates.

  • Builds broad and varied network within the industry and uses a full range of available communication mediums to inspire and engage others. Demonstrates empathy, understanding and active listening skills, elicits feedback and encourages others to speak up.

  • Builds a high-performance organization and is a champion of change and expansion.

  • Seeks, trains, and hires qualified inspectors and managers, and manages that staff.

  • Promotes ED&I in hiring and in providing career opportunities.

  • Drives the financial execution of the P&L for the Division.

  • Regularly evaluates the efficiency of the business and implement improvements to promote profitability within the CM/CEI Division; provides operational support to the Director of Operations and Regional Business Line Leader (RBLL) and acts as a conduit for the Division in relation to financial performance, monitoring and reporting, delivery excellence, health and safety and risk management.

  • Provides continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality, seamless client service.

  • Influences and supports the Regional Market Sector Leaders (MSLs) to achieve their sales and bookings performance targets.

  • Meets with clients to identify future opportunities and drives the backlog of the business.

  • Leads the development of proposals, including scopes and fee estimates for new work.

  • Participates in marketing, prepositioning, selling, pre-bids and bid openings.

  • Monitors construction progress and costs; takes corrective action as required to manage both schedule and budget.

  • Responds to questions and concerns from your team and our clients.

  • Administers the change order and allowance process; reviews requests for schedule or cost adjustments and negotiates changes to the contract; prepares change order documents for approval.

  • Visits construction sites to observe work in progress. Provides guidance and direction as needed to the project inspectors and Team Managers.

In addition, the Key Performance Indicators for the position includes: Contribution margin, sales, revenue earned, bookings, book-to-burn, backlog growth, SNB conversion, market share, BD ROI, client/account NSR, client satisfaction, industry leadership, hiring and staff retention, safety and ED&I.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 12 years of experience related to engineering and construction in transportation; or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education; including a minimum of 4 years of leadership.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Communication skills – 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.

  • Managing teams: Builds high performance organizations, is an architect of change, expands capability and capacity, drives flawless execution; experience with managing large teams across regions, and communicating with several clients.

  • Related industry certifications and prior experience: PE preferred, MBA preferred, transportation construction background highways, bridges and/or transit, strong client relationships with transportation agencies.

  • Drivers license may be required for the position.

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 Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266995BR

Additional Locations US - Austin, TX - 13640 Briarwick Drive, Suite 200, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive, US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd, US - San Diego, CA - 401 West A Street, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue, US - Southfield, MI - 27777 Franklin Road

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.