AECOM Transportation Project Manager in Denver, Colorado

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Transportation Project Manager

United States of America - Colorado


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Transportation Project Manager for immediate employment in the Greenwood Village, CO office.

AECOM’s Transportation Group in the Rocky Mountain Area is growing again! With over 90,000 people in more than 150 countries, AECOM is a Fortune 500 company recognized as a leader in all of the key markets that it serves. AECOM was recently named one of Fortune magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the second consecutive year, and has been ranked #1 in Transportation by Engineering News-Record (ENR) magazine for the past 14 years. Our highly capable team provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments.

The candidate can look forward to exciting projects including:

  • Interchange reconstruction projects

  • Interstate and highway reconstruction projects

  • High profile alternative delivery projects

  • Rural and urban resurfacing projects

  • Intersection and safety improvement projects

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

  • Lead engineering teams consisting of entry to mid-level engineers and technicians in development of roadway design plans for transportation projects with CDOT and local agencies

  • Perform business development and marketing activities in order to generate future business

  • Oversee the work of engineers and technicians to ensure quality design work consistent with current applicable CDOT, AASHTO, and local policies and guidelines

  • Direct project tasks including delegating, mentoring, training, and supervising staff

  • Project scoping and budget development for complex and high-profile roadway design projects

  • Communicate with clients, agencies, stakeholders, and the public

  • Manage innovative transportation projects including financial, schedule, and design task management to deliver high quality plans

  • Assist with development of marketing strategies for targeted projects and clients within Colorado

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited school

  • 10+ years of experience working on transportation projects

  • Colorado PE license

  • Ability to scope/estimate complex roadway projects

  • Ability to track and manage project budgets and schedules

  • Ability to supervise entry level engineers

  • Spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software skills

  • Thorough understanding of CDOT guidelines/procedures/plan preparation

  • Must be able to thrive in a team environment

  • Must have excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

  • Diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas related to highway geometric design, intersection design, utilities, construction phasing, earthwork, drainage and streetscape

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • This position requires successful completion of the AECOM Project Management Certification program within 6 months of hire. This certification program is a series of learning modules and is available on-line through the AECOM Learning Management System at no financial cost to the employee

Preferred Qualifications

  • Positive client relationships with CDOT and local agency clients

  • Local experience on transportation projects within Colorado

  • Experience managing high-performing multi-disciplinary design teams

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees .


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Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180626BR

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.