AECOM Project Manager - Federal Programs in Boston, Massachusetts

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151204BR

Position Title Project Manager - Federal Programs

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Water

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


We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Manager for our Boston office, who wants to apply their passion and enthusiasm towards exciting and challenging projects supporting the US Army Corps of Engineers for Government Missile Defense Agency Programs and other high profile clients. We help shape the world around us — from complex building designs such as radar and tactical support facilities, administrative, operation and maintenance facilities to large campus style projects.

The candidate will manage project(s) with up to $15M contract value and $5M annual gross revenue. Manage and lead all technical, financial, and client satisfaction areas using consistent processes and tools. May include management of small to large teams across business lines, in remote locations and/or management of subcontractors. Acts as primary point of contact with client and has full responsibility for project delivery.

Other duties include:

  • Deputy Program Manager, overseeing project managers and their projects

  • Helping with proposals for new work

  • Supporting Program Manager on financials on future growth opportunities

  • Managing project(s) with up to $15M contract value and $5M annual gross revenue in support of U.S. Government Missile Defense Agency Programs

  • Planning, directing and supervising all operations included in moderately-sized projects with moderate risk, complexity and financial impact

  • Managing and leads all technical, financial and client satisfaction areas using consistent processes and tools

  • May include managing small teams across business lines, in remote locations and/or management of subcontractors

  • Acting as primary point of contact with client and has full responsibility for project delivery

  • Travel required for durations of up to one week to locations worldwide; current example projects in Alaska, Poland and Greenland

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Architecture

  • 8+ years’ engineering or architectural work experience with 3 years specific project manager experience

  • Registration as registered architect or licensed engineer (PE)

  • Experience managing projects for the US Army Corps of Engineers with knowledge of UFC Standards, ProjNet, Scheduling and cost engineering

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

  • Ability to obtain US government security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP 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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