AECOM Project Transportation Manager in Meridian, Idaho

United States of America - Idaho, Meridian

Job Summary

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 13 consecutive 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.

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Manager for immediate employment in the Meridian, Idaho office. The appropriately qualified applicant will have demonstrated experience in project management, roadway design, intersection design, supervising roadway designers and the preparation of construction documents, including plans, specifications and construction estimates.

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 level engineers and technicians to develop roadway design plans for transportation projects for the Idaho Transportation Department, Ada County Highway District and other local agencies

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

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

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

  • Assist with 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 Idaho

Minimum Requirements

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

  • 10+ years of experience working on transportation projects

  • Idaho PE license, or ability to get comity

  • 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 ITD 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

  • Valid driver's license required

  • 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 ITD, ACHD, LTHAC and other local agency clients

  • Local experience on transportation projects within Idaho

  • Experience managing high-performing multi-disciplinary design teams

  • Leadership skills to develop engineers and project managers

  • A seller and doer motivated to leverage AECOM’s capabilities to maximize our impact within the Idaho market

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 179666BR

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.