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AECOM Quality Manager - Rail/Transit Projects - PE Required in Los Angeles, California

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Quality Control Manager to lead quality control efforts with AECOM’s Rail/Transit Group, West Coast Transportation , based in Los Angeles, CA , and be a key factor in our successful delivery of the LA Metro East San Fernando Valley Light Rail Transit Progressive Design-Build Project.


The Senior Quality Manager will be a Key Personnel responsible for documenting, implementing, and monitoring the design QA/QC program for the design and ESDC of the project. They will report to the Design Manager in accordance with the project contract requirements. This is a field office position, and the Quality Manager is required to be in the integrated project office for the duration of the design phase, which is approximately, 24 months.


  • Managing, assessing, and evaluating design quality control activities, reviews and reports on the status and effectiveness of the quality requirements of the design.

  • Ensuring that AECOM quality management systems are being followed and evidence is recorded and maintained.

  • Tracking, monitoring and reporting on the status of the design development, and outstanding design review comments for managing quality deliverables.

  • Providing guidance to project team members within the latitude of established policies.

  • Recommending changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization.

  • Ensure successful quality control and assurance aspects of the design deliverables.

  • Other Responsibilities include:

  • Working on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including understanding of current business trends.

  • Acting as advisor to subordinates to meet schedules and/or resolve quality control problems.

  • May have budget responsibilities.

  • Participate in design-build contracting (projects within the U.S.) efforts and deliveries.



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

  • licensed in the State of California as Architects or Engineers within their respective discipline.


  • 8+ years of experience in the engineering or construction industry, including 4 years of leadership.

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction from ABET accredited college or university.

  • Experience working with Agencies Having Jurisdiction (AHJs) in the City of Los Angeles, and the County of Los Angeles preferred.

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in quality assurance and quality control in the design and construction of rail transit projects with a construction value of at least $500 million preferred

  • Understanding of Quality and Assurance within the Transportation Field

  • Excellent communication and team management skills.

  • Excellent client management and relationship skills.

  • Ability to work with remote teams to ensure quality assurance and compliance.

  • Relevant experience in procurement management

  • Relevant Field Experience preferred.

Additional Information

  • Travel is required for this position

  • Sponsorship is available for this position

  • Relocation may be available for this position

  • The offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $106,800.34 - $197,580.63.

  • 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.

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


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: J10095605

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Quality

Work Location Model: On-Site