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AECOM Traffic/ITS Engineering State Leader 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 motivated and experienced Traffic/ITS Engineering State Leader for immediate placement in our Seattle, Washington office to lead our traffic/ITS engineering services in the State of Washington. This position will work closely with local leadership to create and grow a traffic/ITS team in the Seattle area to service a variety of clients based in the state of Washington. Responsibilities include development of traffic/ITS business, management of projects, recruiting, staff development, client relationships, and coordination with peers in AECOM’s surface transportation business line. Our team works with local and national clients to provide solutions to their transportation needs. Typical projects will vary but may include development of ITS planning, traffic planning, and development of plan sheets, specifications and estimates for projects located along highway or municipal roadways.

Position Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Lead, build, and support a team of professionals to deliver:

  • Traffic analysis, projections, safety studies, traffic simulation, and conceptual planning / design

  • Plan sheets, specifications & estimates, technical memoranda, reports, presentations and other project documentation

  • ITS or emerging technology projects following the systems engineering process

  • Serve in various roles on traffic/ITS projects, or tasks as project manager, technical leader, expert advisor, or quality control

  • Actively participate in the team’s production of technical deliverables ranging from plans, specifications, estimates, reports, memorandums, etc.

  • Provide technical leadership and supervision of small-to-large tasks, working with junior staff and reviewing technical work and project documentation

  • Deliver assigned tasks on schedule and budget, while adhering to AECOM quality standards

  • Coordinate directly with other discipline groups within AECOM, as well as with external clients and sub-consultants

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

  • Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works.

  • Coordinate with Business Development leaders to capture project opportunities


Minimum Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent

  • (12) + years of relevant experience

  • Experience with Traffic Engineering projects and clients in the State of Washington

  • Experience with ITS or Emerging Technology projects and clients in the State of Washington

  • Experience in business development activities including preparing project proposals and firm marketing

  • Professional Engineer license in the State of Washington, or the ability to obtain license within 6 months

  • 8+ years of experience in Traffic Engineering.

  • Experience and familiarity with traffic operational analysis including traffic projections, analysis, and simulation; traffic safety analysis, traffic signal warrants, traffic signal and pedestrian crossing control system analysis, and design; and traffic signing and pavement marking analysis and design

  • Experience and familiarity with ITS and technology projects following the systems engineering process and local client requirements

  • The right balance of management, technical skills, and experience serving internal and external clients

  • Familiar with or knowledge of: MicroStation, Synchro, VISSIM or other similar applications

  • Microsoft Office

Additional Information:

  • 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 $122,820.39 - $227,217.73.

  • 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.

Additional Information

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: J10080323

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site