Press Release

August 28, 2014

AECOM announced today that Chet Teaford has joined the company as senior operations manager responsible for AECOM’s Arizona operations.


He will be based in AECOM’s Phoenix office.

With a strong background in the civil engineering and transportation industries, Teaford brings more than 30 years of experience — the majority having been in Arizona — to the role.  His technical expertise includes program and project management, transportation planning, civil engineering as well as design-build planning and delivery.

His previous roles include operations and office manager positions with major transportation as well as oil and gas companies in Phoenix and Houston.

“We’re proud to welcome Chet to our transportation leadership team,” said Jerry Mugg, AECOM vice president and Mountain/Northwest transportation district manager transportation.  “He brings a proven track record of successful projects and senior leadership experience to our work with clients in Arizona.”

Teaford earned his master’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri — Columbia and a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.  His current and past memberships include the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Arizona Consulting Engineers Association, the National Society of Professional Engineers and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.


Ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, AECOM is a premier, fully integrated infrastructure and support services firm, with a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government.  With approximately 45,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves.  AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments.  A Fortune 500 company, AECOM had revenue of $7.9 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2014.  More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

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