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Senior Project Manager - Ports & Marine



Savannah, GA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Job Description

Senior Civil Engineer – Ports + Marine

AECOM is seeking a Senior Project Manager, Ports and Marine to join an established Savannah, Georgia based team delivering a complex and continually evolving infrastructure program for the Georgia Ports Authority, one of the largest fastest growing ports in North America. The team also supports southeast federal, state, county, and municipal port and marine clients. The appropriately qualified applicant will have demonstrated experience in project management, design, and analysis for complex civil engineering and site development projects.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated success leading and designing civil engineering projects from concept through construction: feasibility, conceptual and fine grading, drainage for large flat sites, wet utilities, pump stations, erosion control, permitting, roadways, parking lots, building interface, etc. Includes estimating and determining feasibility based on analysis of maps/aerial photographs, soil composition, terrain, hydrology, geology, and environmental impact studies. This role requires understanding of how to formulate and manage the project life cycle. The successful candidate must have a passion for developing junior staff through mentoring. You will be joining a diverse team of professionals committed to delivering value for a dynamic client.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage all project phases including project administration, scheduling, cost control, client satisfaction, safety, and quality

  • Manages complex projects, self-perform elements of project planning and design, lead engineering teams and technicians to develop civil infrastructure design plans and site development projects in the state of Georgia, its municipalities, and surrounding region.

  • May supervise senior level engineers (all disciplines applicable)

  • Be Engineer of Record on civil engineering projects

  • Oversee the work of engineers and technicians to ensure quality design and analysis work consistent with current government policies and guidelines

  • Perform project scoping and budget development for civil engineering projects

  • Develops strong client relationships, both internal and external to the project team, and enhances project Performance

  • Participate in Client meetings and permit application meetings as part of design projects

  • Leading proposal preparation

  • Operates under direction of Senior Program Manager



  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field

  • Eight (8) years of experience designing civil engineering projects and large site development projects

  • Georgia PE or ability to obtain through reciprocity in 12 months

  • Valid Driver’s License required to visit project sites, clients, and other AECOM offices. As a condition of employment, selected candidate must pass a Motor Vehicle Records review

  • Current holder of, or have no restrictions to obtain, Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)


  • Diversified experience with engineering principles and practices in broad areas related to stormwater, roadway geometric design, utilities, infrastructure, earthwork, and streetscape

  • Experience developing scope and establishing engineering budget and schedule

  • Experience managing multiple projects at various stages of development and production

  • Experience supervising and training entry-level engineers.

  • Experience with technical analysis software

  • Experience in communication skills; writing, verbal and presentations

Additional Information

  • Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Relocation is not available for this role.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $95,000.00 - $165,000.00.


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 aecom.com 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: J10110612

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid