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Director, Transit & Rail Lead


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Company AECOM

Job Title: Director, Transit & Rail Lead

JobID: 23339-999087

Location: Chicago, IL, 60664, USA

Description: **Business Line** Transportation

**Position Title** Director, Transit & Rail Lead

United States of America - Illinois


**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Director, Transit & Rail Lead for immediate employment for the Chicago, IL office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

+ Overall management of the Midwest Region (Eastern Midwest Area) Transit and Rail Practice

+ Develop business opportunities to support the entire staff

+ Oversee compliance with all AECOM policies and procedures

+ Act as Project Manager or Capture Manger on major transit and rail pursuits, including all aspects of client and design-team management of railroad projects

+ Coordinate the planning, environmental process, design, or construction phase of assigned projects

+ Manage the preparation of plans, specifications, and construction cost estimates

+ Plan, organize, and supervise project teams to ensure contract performance

+ Ensure the delivery of high quality technical products, on-time and on-budget

+ Strengthen client relationships and possibly function as a Client Account Manager for key rail and transit clients

+ Work closely with our National Rail/Transit teams, primarily focused in the Midwest rail and transit market

+ Assist with strategic planning, work-sharing across offices, staff recruiting, and staff mentoring

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor’s degree in a related engineering discipline or equivalent work experience

+ 10+ years of experience working with/for Class I railroad or similar directly related experience

+ Proven record of developing new clients

+ Ability to discern new markets and develop business in those areas

+ Outstanding oral communication, written and presentation skills

+ Must be detail oriented, thorough, well organized and effectively manage time

+ Team player with excellent listening skills and diplomacy; willingness to work with multiple different colleagues on a variety of initiatives

+ Ability to work in a high-paced environment with a sense of urgency

+ Strong organizational skills – ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

+ Consultative, service-oriented mindset and collaborative problem-solving skills

+ Proactive and goal-oriented, with the ability to work independently and manage change effectively

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ 15+ years of experience in the transit and/or rail industry

**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 at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf 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_** _Management_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _149818BR_

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