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Job Information

AECOM Senior Transportation Engineer/Manager in Oakland, California

United States of America - California, San Jose

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and motivated Senior Transportation Engineer/Manager for immediate employment in San Jose, CA. This individual will be a creative, highly talented engineer who will provide business development support along with technical and management guidance in the design / engineering of roadway, highway, freeway, pedestrian and bicycle and other transportation infrastructure projects.

The appropriately qualified applicant should be able to demonstrate an established career in civil design with a focus on roadway/highway. This position will be responsible for planning, designing, and overseeing civil engineering projects, such us highways, bridges, surface drainage, and utilities infrastructure. It would also be responsible for managing tasks and some small to mid-sized projects.

Main responsibilities are:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to discuss projects with co-workers, clients, regulatory agency staff, AECOM staff, and the public in meetings and at public events as well as write concise and readable technical reports and documents.

  • Relevant experience in transportation planning and engineering for multimodal transportation projects.

  • Supporting a wide range of planning and preliminary engineering projects for roadway, freeway, transit systems, managed lanes, bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The successful candidate will assist project managers on various projects involving transportation plans, traffic safety and public involvement, and the overall preparation of CEQA and NEPA compliance documents.

  • Hands on design experience on Caltrans transportation projects and familiar with Caltrans standards, highway design manual, policy and procedures are preferred.

  • Experience with FHWA, State, and local transportation planning, traffic and environmental processes.

  • Must be highly self-motivated with the ability to successfully multi-task, perform detail-oriented work, work independently, and demonstrate effective time management skills.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving design calculations, analysis, value engineering, writing technical specification and project cost estimate.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered, apply innovative design solution, implementing current technology to meet project design needs.

  • Provides guidance, mentor and coach to entry level/junior engineers to learn and improve their technical skills.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

  • Expecting highly proficient with MicroStation, Inroads, AutoCAD and Civil 3D

  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office programs and other relevant software programs (Word, Excel. Outlook, and preferable Project)

  • Must be highly self-motivated with the ability to successfully multi-task, perform detail-oriented work, work independently, and demonstrate effective time management skills

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field

  • Minimum 8 years of job-related experience, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on design experience on Caltrans transportation projects and familiar with Caltrans standards, highway design manual, policy and procedures are preferred.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Roads + Highways

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 239152BR

Additional Locations US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive

Clearance Required No

Virtual: Yes

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.