Construction Management (CM) Transit Lead - Northern California

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Oakland, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 225,000.00 - 260,000.00 per year
Full Time


Project delivery
Capture management
Content management
Change management
Configuration Management
Customer insight
Strategic planning
Data integrity
Civil engineering
Business development
Construction management

Job Details

Company Description

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Job Description

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

AECOM is seeking a self-starter and experienced Construction Management (CM) Transit Lead to drive growth for our Northern California Transportation construction management business based in the Bay Area. This external facing leader will represent AECOM in the marketplace and oversee business development, sales, and strategy.

The right candidate will need to be a growth minded leader who can work collaboratively with other senior leadership and mentor staff to support project delivery, business development, marketing and communications, capture management, and strategy. The ideal person must be able to be a clear and dynamic communicator to senior leadership, clients, peers, and staff.

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

  • Help develop and maintain a strong and thriving culture in AECOM Northern California Transportation CM Group (focused in Northern California).

  • Initially able to work as both a doer and seller to capture and delivery new work in the area.

  • Provide leadership in recruiting and retaining top talent to Northern California for construction management.

  • In collaboration with senior group leadership, develop and own the long-term vision for sustained growth of AECOM's Transportation Construction Management transit business in Northern California.

  • The successful candidate will have deep customer insight, strong working knowledge and established relationships with key transit clients in the Bay Area and Northern California.

  • Collaborate with the senior leadership team in the US West Transportation on driving strategic growth initiatives throughout the region.

  • Work with the US West Transportation Construction Management leadership in developing and delivering an annual strategic plan including Wins, Bookings, and other key performance indicators (KPIs)

  • Act as capture manager for key construction management pursuits in the Bay Area and Northern California.

  • Collaborate with local divisional leadership across all markets and local team to organize civic engagement activities and support AECOM's visibility and market presence.

  • Work with local division leadership to maintain Salesforce data integrity.

  • Work with local division leadership to grow Salesforce pipeline.

  • Potential to be project manager or Principal in Charge on key projects in the Northern California market.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 4 years of leadership.

  • Driving is required for this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required in construction management, civil engineering, or a related field.

  • 15+ years of related experience

  • Team-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

  • Ability to communicate problems clearly and simply to clients, leadership, and technical staff

  • Ability to balance various project and company responsibilities and deadlines while maintaining professionalism and quality.

  • Professional Engineering licenses or ability to achieve one in 6 months.

  • Experience in business development, and strong existing relationships with transportation agencies in the Bay Area and Northern California including Caltrain, BART, CHSR, VTA, TJPA, and JPB.

  • Existing relationships within the transportation community in the Bay Area and Northern California, and active involvement in local professional organizations

  • Experience in Construction Management within Transportation in the Bay Area

  • Project work history that includes notable, applicable construction management experience on transportation projects within the region.

Additional Information

Relocation is not available for this position.

Sponsorship is not available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $225,000.00 - $260,000.00.


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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're 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.

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. We're the world's trusted global infrastructure firm, and we're in this together - your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you'll 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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

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

ReqID: J10108601

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site
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