AECOM Design Project Controls Specialist – Architecture/ Infrastructure in Boston, Massachusetts

Requisition/Vacancy No. 150618BR

Position Title Design Project Controls Specialist – Architecture/ Infrastructure

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Program Management

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Massachusetts

City Boston

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

Program Management

Our specialists are responsible for the management and control of hundreds of major capital programs totaling over US$300 billion across all continents and market sectors, including transportation/infrastructure, mining and minerals, environmental, facilities, water and energy.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Design Project Controls Specialist – Architecture/ Infrastructure for immediate employment in the Boston, MA office.

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

  • Assists Project Manager in set-up, tracking and managing project schedules, financials and reporting

  • Tracks tasks for budget and schedule adherence, drafts amendments, prepares invoices, and tracks cash collections

  • Adds value to projectsby freeing up Project Manager to work on other tasks

  • Communicates with AECOM project team members

  • Produces high quality deliverables and adherence to AECOM policies

  • Coordinates with coworkers and other engineering disciplines

  • Depending on the project and the PM, acts as point of client contact, communicating directly with client project manager and client accounting staff

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates Degree

  • Relevant experience

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

  • A proactive problem solver

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience

  • Massport and financial background

  • Ability to work with engineers and architects as well as state public officials and accounting personnel

  • Highly organized person, able to multi task and assist Project Managers with project set-up, scheduling, progress reports, financial tracking, and reporting/ invoicing to state agencies

  • Ideally, recent experience with a consulting Architectural, Engineering or Construction firm

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.