Senior Planning Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Salt Lake City
United States

United States of America - Utah, Salt Lake City

Job Summary

AECOM’s Transportation Planning Division is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Transportation Planning Senior Project Manager for immediate employment in the Salt Lake City, Utah Office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an educational and career path in transportation planning, with proven experience contributing to planning efforts and other related projects. The ideal candidates will demonstrate an ability to be highly organized, work well independently and with team, and the ability to communicate clearly. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, diverse, and challenging opportunities. The selected candidate can look forward to contributing to projects that include multi-modal transportation and land use studies, environmental planning, urban design, sustainability, and transit-specific projects.

Individual will play a key role in developing solutions to policy and physical planning problems. Highly experienced manager with full oversight, authority and accountability for larger, more visible, complex projects. Possesses technical excellence in area of specialty that is critical to the firm’s success. May possess full technical control over project. Sources and follows up on business development leads. Oversees the work of others and mentors others. Financial and project management goals are defined by the organization annually.

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Develops long range goals and objectives for the company.

  • Plans and recommends programs to accomplish long range objectives.

  • Directs and coordinates activities of Planning Department.

  • Responsibility is delegated to further attain goals and objectives.

  • Serves as a consultant to top management in long range planning.

  • May supervise a lower level director.

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + Extensive or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 6 years of leadership

Preferred Qualifications

15+ years of experience. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent, advanced degree preferred. PE or AICP or active involvement in APA or other professional organizations and registrations 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 Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 227614BR

Clearance Required 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.