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AECOM Senior Project Manager (Traffic, ITS, & Technology) in Seattle, Washington

Company Description

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Project Manager/ITS & Technology Manager to be based in one of the following locations: Phoenix, AZ, San Francisco, CA, San Diego, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Seattle, WA, Denver, CO, and Murray, UT . This position can also be a remote position in or near one of the locations listed above.

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

  • Work as a project manager for DOT and municipal projects for task orders through on-call contracts and standalone projects

  • Develop scope of services for ITS planning & design, traffic engineering studies & design, and emerging technology projects

  • Lead pursuits of both traditional government RFPs as well as unsolicited proposals related to new technologies in transportation

  • Develop existing and new client relationship with a focus on DOT, cities and municipal governments

  • Provides oversight and direction to project team members and subconsultants

  • Interact directly with clients at project meetings and ensure that all client project designs meet engineering standards

  • Interact directly with other disciplines such as roadway, drainage, structures, geotechnical, water, and environment and coordinate design

  • Conduct and execute technical work in the field of traffic engineering, ITS and emerging technology

  • Lead the development of Plans, Specifications, and Estimates (PS&E) packages based upon agency standards and specifications

  • Work as part of a team and independently in evaluating and applying Traffic Engineering principles, standards, and criteria


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in traffic and transportation engineering

  • Experience to include 2 years of project management and proposal development

  • Demonstrated capture manager experience leading pursuit and winning proposal

  • Project management training and certification

  • Experience selling to public sector agencies with a preference toward clients in the ITS and emerging technology transportation sector

  • Experience in client management, proposal development, other business development activities

  • Team-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

  • Ability to communicate problems and solutions clearly and simply to clients, leadership, and technical staff

  • Excellent written, graphical, and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to balance various project responsibilities, budgets, and deadlines while maintaining professionalism and quality

  • Experience in traffic signal, ITS, lighting, signing and pavement marking design, Plan, Specifications, and Estimate Development

  • Experience in Traffic Signal coordination, Adaptive Signal, ATSPM

  • ​​​​Experience in ITS design, traffic signal systems, systems engineering and ITS planning/architecture development

  • Knowledge of emerging technologies such as connected and automated vehicles and electrification

  • Experience and/or knowledge in traffic operational analysis including traffic projections, analysis, and simulation using Synchro/ SimTraffic, HCS, and VISSIM

  • Knowledge of safety analysis using HSM

  • Strong problem solving, analytical and research skills

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance will be provided for this role

  • 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.

  • Offered rate of compensation (Washington locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $123,000- $227,000/yr.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10089942

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Remote