ITS/Technology State Leader (Columbus, OH)

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Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced professional for immediate placement to lead and manage our Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and Technology group in Ohio from our office located in Columbus, Ohio. The ITS/Technology Leader will act as a local state leader for this technical practice area working closely with other transportation department leadership. As the local state leader they will be responsible for:
  • Creating, mentoring, and leading a resilient team of professionals forming a sustainable ITS/Technology business
  • Developing, expanding, and maintaining client relationships in coordination with state transportation business line leaders
  • Identifying potential projects or work opportunities and collaborating with client managers to develop and execute project pursuit strategies
  • Maintaining and expanding local industry presence including actively participating in professional organizations
  • Interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments and managing technical elements of large, complex projects
  • Serving in various roles on local ITS/Technology projects or tasks as project manager, technical leader, expert advisor, or quality control
  • Supporting and actively participating in production of technical deliverables by the ITS/Technology team ranging from plans, specifications, estimates, reports, memorandums, etc.
The ITS/Technology Leader is also expected to leverage their expertise to support regional, national, or global expansion of business and technical excellence in various emerging transportation technology areas. In this role they are also anticipated to work closely with other peers and senior leadership in the company to:
  • Support the strategic growth of the business through targeted business development, project pursuit, creation of strategy, industry engagement, or targeted recruiting
  • Support projects outside of local market in pre-planned and agreed to roles ranging from project management, technical lead, expert advisor, or quality
  • Support the technical development and excellence of peers and similar staff in the individual's areas of expertise through formal and informal means of engagement
  • Coordinate and balance work assignments with peers in other markets to support work-life balance and schedule commitments
At AECOM, we're delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it's improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We're one global team - over 50,000 strong - driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + 10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering and 15+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Experience in managing a team of other transportation professionals
  • Established external reputation in transportation technology solutions
  • Active in professional and industry organizations
  • Experience working for, or selling to, public sector agencies with a preference toward clients in the ITS and emerging technology transportation sector
  • Knowledge and/or experience in ITS design, connected/automated vehicle systems, and systems engineering
  • Experience in proposal development and other business development activities
  • Team-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate problems and solutions clearly and simply to clients, leadership, and technical staff
  • Excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and research skills
  • Ability to balance various project responsibilities, budgets, and deadlines while maintaining professionalism and quality
What We Offer

We will give you 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. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let's get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 272948BR

Virtual: No

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.
More Information on AECOM
AECOM operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Los Angeles, CA, Atlanta, GA and New York, NY. AECOM was founded in 2022. It has 52924 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 203 open jobs at AECOM, click here.
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