AECOM CHAMP Roadside Motorist Patroller - District 3 in Thomaston, Georgia
AECOM is actively seeking highly motivated individuals for the CHAMP (Coordinated Highway Assistance & Maintenance Program) in District 3.
District 3 covers the following areas; Thomaston, Columbus, Perry, Macon, & Lagrange, serving 31 counties within the West Central Georgia region. Georgia DOT's complimentary roadside assistance and maintenance service known as CHAMP (Coordinated Highway Assistance & Maintenance Program) is available to motorists traveling through the region.
CHAMP Operators play a key critical role in safeguarding motorists traveling the interstates by ensuring roadways are clear of debris, reporting highway maintenance issues and assisting stranded motorists, among other duties.
These dynamic roles are ideal for individuals with solid mechanical and/or automotive repair skills, a background in long or short term driving, emergency responders, ex-military and former HERO responders. Full-time CHAMP Operators will be provided with a company cell phone, radio, and a fully outfitted response vehicle while working on this program.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Patrol and monitor a segment of interstate roadway in an assigned region, looking for stranded motorists, roadway deficiencies, site distance problems and obstructions that may cause lane blockage
Professionally and courteously assist the public with circumstances that have left them stranded, such as dead batteries, running out of gas, or flat tires.
Ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and Municipal laws, rules and ordinances
Monitor, report and document roadway deficiencies to Dispatch or District offices
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.
Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
High School Diploma and or equivalent certificate (GED) or 1 year of related work experience in lieu of education
Be a minimum of 18 years of age
Ability to drive, using an AECOM provided vehicle, patrolling and monitoring a segment of interstate roadway in an assigned region.
Possess a valid Driver’s License and a clean driving record, including no suspension of license in the last 5 years
Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security and motor vehicle back ground checks. Employees must also participate in monthly MVR monitoring program and maintain a satisfactory driving record as a condition of employment.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and successfully participate in the program’s mandatory random drug screening process.
Possess or be able and willing to obtain CPR and First Aid certifications
Working knowledge of basic automotive repair
Willingness to be on call 24/7 and respond to after-hours call outs
Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including heat, cold, moisture, dust, dryness, noise, and automotive-related chemicals (e.g., fuels, coolants, lubricants, etc.); position requires frequent operation of vehicles, lifting of less than 25 pounds, and work around heavy, moving, dangerous equipment; often standing/walking, repetitive bending & stooping, lifting of 25-75 pounds, working with arms above shoulder level, and power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.); occasional work at heights, and work on electrical circuits; rare lifting of greater than 75 pounds, and stair climbing
Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment
Five (5) years of driving experience
Experience in working in roadway traffic environment, and good customer service
Basic knowledge of operations of emergency services
Basic knowledge of highway maintenance activities
Basic knowledge in minor auto repairs and automotive preventive maintenance
Ability to work independently with little supervision and manage own time
Demonstrated ability to reason and make good sound decision based on narrowly defined criteria or guidelines
Ability to guide or direct others at incident scenes
Ability to gather and disseminate information effectively
Working knowledge of the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
Demonstrate positive customer service attitude - both to co-workers (internal customers) and Customers
Proven ability to manage tasks in a professional manner
Demonstrated professional maturity
Proven ability to manage time and tasks professionally
Sponsorship for US Employment Authorization is not available for this position.
Relocation benefits are not available for this position.
What We Offer
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.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Transportation Operations Management / Traffic Monitoring
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 261910BR
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.