AECOM Utility Coordinator in Columbia, South Carolina

United States of America - South Carolina, Columbia

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented, motivated and experienced Utility Coordinator for employment our Columbia, SC office.

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

  • Support the SC Transportation Group on all utility relocation and permitting for SCDOT and other County/City projects across the State.

  • Assist designers with conceptual utility cost estimates

  • Review preliminary and final utility plans

  • Coordinate with involved utility owners/operators to achieve timely project notifications and submittals

  • Track utility plan submittals and status of markups from the utility companies

  • Identify foreseeable project utility impacts and provide recommendations for resolution and minimization of project/utility costs and delays

  • Secure reimbursable cost estimates, agreements, certification letters, Utility Adjustment Schedules, and plans from all utility owner/operators

  • Maintain project correspondence and tracking database

  • Certify that all foreseeable utility conflicts are resolved and that all utility agreements and negotiations have been completed prior to bidding for construction

  • Provide advice and assistance in using utility and Overhead/Subsurface Utility Engineering investigation data

  • Review Utility Adjustment Schedules during construction

  • Review utility reimbursement invoices

  • Assist in resolving utility conflicts in the field

  • Coordinate with utility companies during construction if they begin to hold up the progress of the project

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree or demonstrated equivalent such as a combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience

  • 5+ years of experience in the transportation field

  • The ability to get along with other coworkers, design consultants and clients is required

  • Knowledge of SCDOT Utility Coordination procedures

  • Knowledge of PUPS

  • Knowledge of the SCDOT Utility Accommodations Manual (UAM)

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering

  • Candidate should have a strong technical background with the design and construction of various types of transportation projects including road and intersection improvements, sidewalks and multi-use paths

  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Local government work experience is a plus

  • State Work experience is a plus

  • Contract administration experience is a plus

  • Proven experience delivering multiple projects with various funding sources on time and within budget

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.

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Job Category Engineering

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188949BR

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.