Project Manager

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Oakland, CA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 1 hour ago


On Site
USD 155,000.00 - 220,000.00 per year
Full Time


Project delivery
Professional services
Project lifecycle management
Project implementation
Civil engineering
Organizational development
Customer relationship management
Construction management
Business development
Design management
Microsoft Word
AutoCAD Civil 3D
Customer engagement
Quality control
Quality assurance
Project management
Program management
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook

Job Details

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world's most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

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

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Project Manager to be based in Oakland, CA .


  • Lead execution of significant rail/transit project delivery.

  • Demonstrated expertise in the area of managing and preparing transportation project teams.

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of projects deliverables.

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Prepares technical specification sections

  • Provides input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

  • Establish relationships with local agencies and be a visible leader/trusted advisor to clients by promoting AECOM's values both internally and externally.

  • A desire to work with external contractors/consultants, AECOM's other divisions/regions and interact directly with major clients local and globally.

  • Manage staff and tasks associated with rail/transit contracts.

  • Support various rail professional services pursuits related to major rail capital programs including light rail, heavy rail, or commuter rail.

  • Manage multidiscipline teams to meet scope, schedule, and budget on multi-million tasks or projects.

  • Lead meetings with clients and stakeholders.

  • Mentor junior to mid-level staff.

  • Responsible for the whole project lifecycle from planning, design, procurement, construction, integration, commissioning, and closeout.

  • Develop and maintain the project execution plan for assigned projects.

  • Investigate, negotiate, and resolve project issues.



  • BA/BS + 10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership


  • BS in Civil Engineering or a related field.

  • 15+ years of experience in organizational development and leadership; client service management; leading delivery of program management, design, and/or construction management services, and/or business development activities for large-scale transportation/transit clients and/or projects.

  • 5 years of experience in managing the delivery of large complex rail transit projects.

  • Experience must include continuous design management responsibility, including management of design services during construction. The experience must include interfacing with state and local jurisdictions.

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other relevant software programs.

  • PE in the state of California or ability to obtain registration within 6 months.

  • Ability to create grading plans in AutoCAD Civil 3D, Bentley OpenRoads or OpenRail.

  • Familiarity with plan/profile creation for rail projects.

  • Track and manage task budgets and schedule experience.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills and communication skills requiring client interaction.

  • Provide in-depth Quality Control and Quality Assurance for design/project management/program management.

  • Ability to analyze and inspire innovative solutions to complex challenges.

  • Able to demonstrate a high level of organizational ability, capable of pivoting and re-prioritizing to meet changing project needs and deadlines.

  • Proficiency and knowledge of computer software applications including Microsoft (MS) word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook.

Additional Information

  • Travel is required for this position.

  • Sponsorship is available for this position

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $155,000 - $220,000.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $155,000.00 - $220,000.00.


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: J10108487

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid
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