AECOM Entry-Level Subcontract and Procurement Administrator in Atlanta, Georgia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146053BR

Position Title Entry-Level Subcontract and Procurement Administrator

Job Category Procurement

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Georgia

City Atlanta

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

AECOM Shared Services

We support our employees globally by coordinating and managing the day-to-day operations of General Accounting, Human Resources, Administration, Marketing and Information Technology. We pride ourselves on ensuring we deliver the best customer service possible to our people while building trust and relationships with all of our constituents.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Entry-Level Subcontract and Procurement Administrator for immediate employment for the Atlanta, GA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

  • Identifies sources for the required services, issues requests for proposals (RFPs), evaluates the capabilities and performance of subcontractors, plans and conducts negotiations, and selects qualified subcontractors based upon their ability to provide the required services, competitive pricing, acceptable terms, appropriate quality, and timely completion of the work

  • Performs subcontracting functions in conformance with the requirements of the prime contract with the client

  • Awards, issues, and documents all agreements (Subcontracts, Purchase Orders, Change Orders, etc.) with subcontractors

  • Resolves disputes with subcontractors and evaluates subcontractor performance

  • Prepares, compiles, and maintains auditable records of the subcontracting process

  • Maintains awareness of market conditions to determine future availability of services and pricing probability

  • Plans, coordinates, and conducts negotiations with subcontractors

  • Manages subcontracts to ensure timely completion, compliance with requirements, and appropriateness of invoices and payment

  • Keeps management advised of significant subcontracting issues and potential problem areas

  • Gets Results:

  • Develops and maintains an orderly and efficient approach to complete assignments

  • Applies attention to detail and maintains quality of work products

  • Exhibits confidence and positive attitude about the project and the Company

  • Evaluates facts surrounding problem areas, enlists the advice and assistance of others, determines the most appropriate remedial actions, and implements corrective actions through available means

  • Organizational Management:

  • Develops a basic understanding of each of company’s organizational groups

  • Builds productive relationships with other disciplines to achieve established targets and objectives

  • Performance Consistency:

  • Maintains technical performance excellence

  • Pursues Self Development:

  • Demonstrates energy and commitment for continuous self-improvement

  • Learns to perform a task through on the job training and asking questions

  • Maintains a program of self-development

  • Safety Consciousness:

  • Knows and applies safety policies and procedures

  • Encourages Change and Innovation:

  • Continually strives for the development of new tools and techniques for the purposes of enhancing materials management approaches and improving cost effectiveness

  • Maintains an open mind towards new processes and tools

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering, construction management, economics or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and related experience

  • Must possess strong computer skills relating to data analysis and document preparation

  • Acts with integrity

  • Demonstrates consistency and utilizes clear judgment

  • Business Acumen:

  • Works toward alignment of customer and Company objectives

  • Works to meet company and project objectives in regard to budgets and schedules

  • Agile, flexible and solution oriented

  • Communicates Clearly:

  • Demonstrates consistent, effective and efficient written and oral communications skills

  • Expresses ideas, exercises sound judgment and effectively listens

  • Conforms to Company performance standards and applies administrative bulletins, Project Execution Procedures and other Company standards

  • Complies with established company policies and procedures and utilizes established systems and tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Procurement of direct services

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.