ITS Project Manager

  • Full-time

Company Description

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Job Description

In this role, you will be working on and leading ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems), Communications Technology, and Transit Technology projects. As an ITS Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading projects and staff in completed projects related to the application of technology to improve the experience of daily travelers in New England and across the US and Canada. We work with state and city Departments of Transportation and municipal and regional transit agencies to plan, design, and implement new systems for advanced traffic management, smart work zones, real-time traveler information, transit technology, and more. We are looking for a candidate with leadership skills who is motivated, can think independently, can lead projects and direct staff in completing assignments, can work directly with clients, and is willing to take initiative and ownership of deliverables.  

As part of our Programme and Project Management team, you’ll help deliver some of the biggest, most iconic projects imaginable, with some of the best talent around. With your energy, agility and a keen eye for detail, you’ll deliver transformational outcomes for multiple clients every day. 

Role accountabilities:

  • Act as the primary contact between the client and our team  
  • Understand client needs and issues, and relating those to our software platform 
  • Track milestones, deliverables, change requests, and client issues to ensure client satisfaction 
  • Lead client progress meetings and communicate changes, milestones reached, and overall project status 
  • Maintain existing client relationships and participate in the process of acquiring new projects 
  • Work with senior and entry level ITS professionals, planners, and engineers to develop plans and specifications for ITS and communications infrastructure 
  • Apply emerging and innovative technologies and solutions to projects and recommend these solutions to clients 
  • Apply and lead staff in Systems Engineering principles for the design, engineering, implementation, and testing of transportation technology projects 
  •  Assist with preparing Systems Engineering documents such as Concepts of Operations, Strategic Plans, Standard Operation Procedures, Guidelines and System Requirement documents 
  •  Provide technical support to Transportation Systems Management & Operations (TSMO) initiatives as directed. 
  •  Prepare and present materials at client meetings  
  • Review contractor proposals and design documentation to ensure compliance with standard and special provisions  
  •  Support development of schedules and cost estimates  
  • Attend and contribute to team meetings

The estimated salary ranges from $110,000 to $145,000 annually, with consideration given to factors such as experience and location


Qualifications and Experience:  

  • Professional Engineering designation and/or PMP certification is preferred 
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited University in Engineering with a focus on Transportation and Transit Undergraduate Degree is preferred 
  • Candidate must have 7+ years of professional experience, the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems is preferred
  • Candidates must have excellent analytical skills that should be demonstrable through previous work experience
  • Candidates need to have familiarity with highway and public transit transportation and engineering, and the development and/or review of engineering plans, specifications, and estimates
  • Having a professional engineer license in at least one NE state is preferred.  However, the group will accept candidates who are licensed in other states besides the New England area  

Additional Information

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together. 
You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are proud to support the growth and equality of our people through initiatives like our Mentorship Program, Global Women’s Network. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, race, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

As part of Arcadis selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer. These could include: work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification, identity check, credit report, criminal offence and driver’s license record. 

We request applicants submit RESUME highlighting relevant work experience; please limit PDF files to 10MB.

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