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AECOM Senior Transportation Manager (Hybrid) in Houston, Texas

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 creative, highly talented Senior Transportation Manager for immediate employment in the Houston, TX office. The appropriately qualified applicant will have demonstrated experience in project management of multi-disciplinary transportation planning and design projects. The candidate can look forward to a client-focused position leading innovative solutions for transportation projects in Texas.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Leadership: As a Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in leading, executing, and delivering a wide range of transportation planning and design projects. This involves overseeing project schedules, budgets, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality work.

  • Team Leadership: Take charge of a team of skilled planning and engineering professionals in Texas, driving them towards achieving business and project goals. Your leadership will be instrumental in fostering a culture of technical excellence and innovation.

  • Communication and Collaboration: Report directly to the Division Manager, keeping them informed about work activities, team operations, and project performance. Collaborate with the Division Manager to identify key hires and facilitate team growth.

  • Business Development: Spearhead business development strategies across a diverse range of transportation agencies from local to state and regional level. Identify growth opportunities, key clients, and actively pursue new prospects. Take the lead in proposal development, working closely with the Division Manager.


Minimum Requirements:

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

  • Registered as a professional engineer in the State of Texas

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge and experience with the Texas Department of Transportation.

  • 15+ years of previous experience, including project management on transportation projects including Planning and Schematic/environmental projects

  • Experience with corridor and feasibility studies

  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, GIS, and traffic analysis and simulation software

  • Experience managing multidisciplinary project with subconsultants

  • Ability to promote and initiate transportation solutions for a broad application of client needs

  • Experience with Business Development/Client Relations

  • Experience with Client proposals and interviews

  • Experiences with Client contract document preparation

  • Excellent organization and communication skills and ability to manage a team

Additional Information

  • Offered rate of compensation (Texas locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $125,000 - $185,000/yr.

  • 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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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

  • Minimal travel is required for this position.


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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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: J10102855

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid