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Transportation Planning Senior Project Manager

**Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Transportation Planning Senior Project Manager

United States of America - Arizona


**Job Summary**

AECOM's Transportation Planning Division is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Transportation/Transit Planning Senior Project Manager for immediate employment in the Tucson, Arizona Office.

Responsibilities include:

+ Collect, organize, and manage data to conduct transportation/transit alignment and facility siting studies.

+ Respond to questions and requests from project team members, clients, and other stakeholders.

+ Lead meetings with clients, members of the public, and other stakeholders.

+ This position may require occasional travel.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's degree in transportation planning, urban planning, architecture, transportation, civil engineering, public policy, or related area of study

+ 15+ years relevant planning experience

+ Solid background in transportation and transit planning

+ Innovative, detail-oriented, and has experienced in highly visible/controversial projects

+ Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills, and exhibit sound and independent judgment within general policy guidelines

+ Ability to understand and manage high-profile, sensitive or controversial political situations - ability to work with diverse communities on difficult and contentious issues

+ Good understanding of pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations, including recent changes, procedures and practices

+ Aware of recent developments, current literature and sources of information related to municipal planning and administration

+ Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

+ Technical Skills:

+ Knowledge of FTA planning processes

+ Knowledge of the NEPA process

+ Ability to manage planning projects in accordance with FTA and FHWA procedures.

+ Working knowledge of GIS

+ Knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, research, and data collection.

+ Analytical skills to interpret research data for reports and apply mathematic techniques in practical situations.

+ Technical writing capability

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Advanced degree preferred

+ PE or AICP or active involvement in APA or other professional organizations and registrations preferred

**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.

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.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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_** _Planning_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _178246BR_