1+ months

Senior Project Manager Transit & Rail

New York, NY 10007

Company Description

At AECOM, were delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether its 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. Were 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.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether youre 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 lets get started.

Job Description

AECOMs NY Metro Transit Rail Planning team is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager Transit & Rail for immediate employment.

As Senior Project Manager Transit & Rail you will report to the Vice President, NY Metro Transit Rail Planning and will provide leadership and technical guidance to expand the teams plangineering expertise (conceptual design and rail engineering to support feasibility through preliminary design). You will also be supporting new business development through industry and client outreach, identifying new business opportunities, and preparing responses to agency Requests for Proposals (RFPs). And as Senior Project Manager you will interface with transit/rail planning and engineering colleagues throughout AECOMs global and national offices.

Typical responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Technical guidance for transit rail planning assignments within NY Metro.

  • Project management, project controls, scope/schedule/budget adherence for project assignments

  • Mentoring and building transit rail planning staff

  • Coordinating with NY Metros multidisciplinary/multimodal planning and engineering practices

  • Client-specific business development strategies

  • Managing AECOM and its subconsultants interdisciplinary resources.

  • Manages portfolio of clients with multiple projects.

  • Responsible for delivering revenues assigned from specific clients as a result of repeat business caused by flawless execution of projects.

  • Consistently delivers profit margins planned.

  • Consistently completes project without write-downs or multiplier erosion.

  • Typically manages projects involving RTF (Risk Triggering Factors).

  • Manages more complex clients and projects.

  • Has decision-making authority and directs other Project Managers in recognizing risk and uncertainty with plans to mitigate and eliminate such.

  • Directs staff to operate and minimize exposure to claims.

  • Supervises and directs Project Managers with multiple projects or program of projects.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/BA plus six or more years of demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Bachelors degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering

  • Must possess a valid driver's license plus good driving record

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • 15+ years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, good time management skills, and an attention to detail

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software

  • Professional Engineer (PE) Licensure

  • Masters degree in Civil or Transportation Engineering

  • Familiarity with freight or transit rail and clients

  • Previous work experience in rail design or construction is preferred

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Offered rate of compensation (NYC locations only) will be based on individual education,

qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this

position is $100,000 to $186,000.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our

employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may

include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits,

paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness

and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service

Awards programs.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and theres never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and youll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. Were the worlds trusted global infrastructure firm, and were in this together your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Join us and lets get started.

ReqID: J10074103

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management


Posted: 2022-12-02 Expires: 2023-02-16

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