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Job Information

AECOM Structural Department Manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

United States of America - Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Structural Department Manager for immediate employment in the Pittsburgh PA office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in Transportation Structures including design, inspection, and management of projects focused on various types of transportation bridge structures and exceptional client relationships with PennDOT, Pennsylvania Turnpike, and WVDOH.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

As a member of the corporate team, you will work with professionals at our headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, California and in business offices around the world to advance AECOM’s global strategies and priorities. With positions around the globe, the Corporate team includes finance, legal, human resources, information technology, marketing and communications, and real estate functions

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Office workload balance, staff development, and mentoring. Providing periodic progress reports, and input on staffing decisions with Project Managers to maintain department utilization targets while meeting project design needs

  • QA/QC of structural designs and project submittals. Including but not limited to checking and verification of department work, independent technical peer reviews, constructability reviews and interdisciplinary reviews

  • Support business development activities including preparation of technical approach write ups, staffing plans, identification of potential clients and business opportunities, and meeting with clients

  • Managing projects, client needs, and project schedules

  • Work with PMs for developing project work plans and design task protocols

  • Tracking and managing the financial performance for assignments, as well as invoicing and cash collections

  • Plan and direct certain aspects of the Structural Department as determined by the Area Structural Manager

  • Provide technical, professional, and mentoring guidance for department staff

  • Support, oversee and coordinate structural staff in technical production activities and in the development of designs

  • Performance evaluations of department staff

  • Support project delivery requirements, show foresight, and work with multi-disciplinary teams to meet project goals and deliver technical excellence

  • Exercises sound judgment in anticipating both routine and unusual operational problems, identifying potential solutions, and presenting these recommendation to Management

  • Make decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative

  • Support Area and Region for delivering Business and Department goals

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Civil or Structural Engineering+ 8 Years or relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience with bridge ratings and inspection, new and rehabilitation design and analysis, and developing supporting construction documents for transportation structural projects

  • Strong technical skills related to analysis, planning, design, and detailing, of structural projects

  • Experience in collaborating and coordinating with civil, traffic, and other disciplines

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience in Transportation Structural Design

  • Master’s Degree in Structural engineering a plus

  • Significant Experience with PennDOT (especially Districts 1-0, 2-0, 9-0, 10-0,11-0 and 12-0), Pennsylvania Turnpike required, WVDOH and other Regional State DOT’s and clients a plus

  • Experience with Design Bid Build procurement, Design-Build, and other Alternate Delivery methods a plus.

  • Licensed Professional Structural Engineer in PA, WV and other surrounding states a plus

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247569BR

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.