AECOM Procurement Specialist in Aiken, South Carolina

Business Line Government

Position Title Procurement Specialist

United States of America - South Carolina


Job Summary

Savannah River Remediation, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a Procurement Specialist to be based in our Aiken, SC location.

Solicits, negotiates, places, and administers subcontracts for the purchase of high value goods and services including complex construction projects and manufactured equipment for the company. Ensures appropriate fiscal responsibility is maintained and that required policies, procedures, codes, standards, and federal regulations are properly adhered to and translated into legally binding contractual documents to protect and minimize the exposure of government and company liability, monetary and property loss, litigation and disputes.


  • Effects procurement plans, negotiates and administers subcontracts to include pre-planning, RFP, source selection and milestones, subcontract type, scope of work, analysis, award, post award concerns, terms and conditions, change notices, audits, timely renewals, expirations, innovations, resolution of problems, and 100% compliance with the terms and conditions of invoices submitted.

  • Conducts pre-proposal meetings.

  • Provides policy and procedure guidance to Procurement personnel.

  • Develops procurement strategies and plans, determines technical evaluation team requirements, composes technical evaluation criteria, and educates technical reviewers on special requirements.

  • Resolves conflicts between functional organization procedures and DOE requirements.

  • Prepares written responses to DOE comment letters for management signature.

  • Reviews and interprets federal and DOE regulations to determine their applicability to purchasing personnel.

  • Interfaces with general counsel on legal issues affecting the procurement function.

  • Explains price/cost analysis techniques to buying personnel, and calculates recommended reasonable profits and fees.

  • Clarifies supplier-submitted data and advises suppliers regarding DOE policy and interpretation.

  • Administers existing purchase orders/subcontracts including the review of invoices to ensure 100% compliance to purchase order/subcontract terms and conditions for invoices submitted.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation benefits are available for this position

  • Candidates with current Savannah River Remediation LLC experience will be given first consideration.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university

  • 9+ years of professional procurement experience including service and cost reimbursement contracts

  • Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be a US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or MS desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management

  • Experience with administrating construction subcontracts

  • Experience and understanding of government/commercial procurement directives, FAR and DEAR

  • Demonstrated experience with industry codes, standards, Davis Bacon, general construction operations, contract terms and conditions negotiations

  • Certified Professional Contract Management (CPCM) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certificate preferred

  • Membership in the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) is highly recommended

  • Current Savannah River Remediation, LLC experience is highly preferred.

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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Job Category Procurement

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163456BR