Senior Program Manager - Highway - Military veterans preferred

2020-06-17
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Newark
New Jersey
United States

United States of America - Illinois, Chicago

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Transportation Highway Senior Program Manager to join our Transportation team.

Qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in the transportation highway industry and have a successful track record with delivery of mega-highway programs.

This is an exceptional opportunity to be involved with mega capital highway projects for our clients.

The applicant will have demonstrated experience in leading highway major pursuits and the delivery of major programs. The objective of the position is to lead, pursue, develop and execute major projects required to deliver client programs within established and agreed budgets and schedules, thereby expanding AECOM’s reputation as the preferred highway service consultant in the industry.

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

  • Work with the local area Business Line Leader and Senior Management on development and execution of significant project pursuits and delivery

  • Establish relationships with both external and internal clients and customers, including industry associations and other potential consultant team members and construction contractors

  • Be a visible leader and trusted advisor to clients by promoting AECOM’s values both internally and externally

  • Demonstrated expertise in the area of managing and preparing transportation project teams.

  • Proven track record with large client account management, mega-project pursuits, and engineering/planning staff development

  • A desire to work with external contractors/consultants, AECOM’s other divisions/regions and interact directly with major clients

Minimum Requirements

  • The candidate must be a PE or PMP with over 20 years' experience in management or engineering with mega-project management experience, including 6 years of leadership.

  • BSCE required in Civil Engineering or related discipline

  • PE or ability to obtain through reciprocity in 3 months.

  • Minimum of 20 years of experience in civil engineering (highway design, engineering, project management) or transit/rail planning.

  • Thorough understanding of FTA Capital Investment Grants program for highway programs

  • Ability to scope/estimate complex projects

  • Track and manage task budgets and schedule experience

  • Demonstrate leadership skills and communication skills requiring client interaction

  • Ability to work with various multi-disciplined teams is essential to this role

  • Provide in-depth Quality Control and Quality Assurance for design/project management/program management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA

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 Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234344BR

Additional Locations US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Miami, FL - 7650 Corporate Center Drive, US - New York, NY - 605 Third Ave, US - Newark, NJ - 2 Gateway Center, US - Portland, OR - 111 SW Columbia Street, US - San Francisco, CA - 300 California Street

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.