TMC Technical Specialist - Atlanta - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Georgia, Atlanta

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a TMC Technical Specialist to be based in Atlanta, GA.

Transportation Management Center (TMC) Technical Specialists are responsible for monitoring field devices, calibrating and configuring Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) devices; documenting ITS device configurations; adding ITS devices to the Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS); and research and testing of new and proposed devices, software, and innovative solutions.

Additional Job Description:

  • Calibrate and configure ITS devices

  • Monitor field devices status. In case of device failure, report the failure using a “trouble ticket” notification system. Conduct the initial evaluation of the failure and if needed, contact the ITS Maintenance Vendor

  • Research and bench testing of existing and proposed equipment, software, and innovative solutions

  • Research new equipment, software, and innovative solutions to determine feasibility

  • Conduct operational tests to confirm that equipment or software operates per manufacturer’s specifications

  • Assist with pilot testing of innovative solutions

  • Recommend equipment based on technical merits and cost effectiveness measures such as life cycle, maintenance, and other costs

  • Capable of stepping in and troubleshooting failures of the video wall under guidance and direction

  • Use and monitor the ITS Asset Management System (IAMS) to track device maintenance

  • Assist Department staff in identifying ITS infrastructure needs including recommendations for the location of new ITS field devices

  • Adhere to TM Operations Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Standard Operating Guidelines (SOG), and Manuals

  • Other ad-hoc initiatives as assigned by the Project Management Team


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

  • We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

  • Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to work in an office environment. Position requires often performing keyboard/mouse operations and standing or sitting for long periods of time; occasionally standing/walking; rarely climbing stairs. Position may include wearing a dispatch headset, viewing CCTV camera displays, and listening to law enforcement radio broadcasts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have one (1) or more years of experience configuring ITS devices

  • Have one (1) or more years of experience documenting ITS device configurations

  • Have one (1) or more years of experience adding ITS devices to an ATMS software package

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely

  • Works under direct supervision

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 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. 239957BR

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.