Senior Transit Area Lead - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Antonio
United States

United States of America - Texas, Austin

Job Summary

AECOM's Central Region Transportation Multimodal Division is seeking a Senior Engineer or Planner/Area Lead to be responsible for the operation and growth of the Transit Business in the State of Texas and Gulf Coast area of the region. The qualified candidate will have experience in the delivery of major transit projects and pursuits in the State of Texas and have established relationships with all transit agencies within the state. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Represent the Texas Area within Multimodal Leadership Team

  • Act as a delegate for Division or Deputy Division Manager as needed

  • Pursuit oversight and capture manager role as necessary

  • Develop and coordinate strategic teaming on pursuits as needed

  • Pursuit recommendations based on understanding of market, clients, and available staff

  • Coordination with State BD Leads on all pursuits within the area to ensure proper pursuit decisions are made

  • Ensure client relations are sound

  • Grow Transit business within area year over year

  • Cross business line or discipline coordination within Area as needed

  • Act as the supervisor for the teams within the Area

  • Overall performance of teams within Area

  • Project staffing and utilization

  • Coordination of all business development activities within the Area

  • Major project PM responsibilities

  • Identify and make key hires as necessary for growth of business

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Supports, oversees and coordinates engineering production activities for an operating unit.

  • Makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative.

  • Initiates and maintains contact with senior-level management within the company and is skilled in dispute resolution and negotiation of critical issues. At this level, the individual will have demonstrated understanding of project delivery requirements, creativity, foresight, working with a multi-disciplinary team to meet project goals and deliver high quality technical excellence.

  • Demonstrates mature judgment in anticipating and solving both routine and unusual operations problems, determining operational objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities.

  • Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

Minimum Requirements

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

Preferred Qualifications

15+ years of experience. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent, advanced degree preferred. PE and active involvement in 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 Engineering - Transportation - Planning

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234652BR

Additional Locations US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - San Antonio, TX - 112 Pecan 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.