AECOM Project Engineering Mgr II in Chantilly, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146400BR

Position Title Project Engineering Mgr II

Job Category Engineering - Project / Program / Management

Business Line Building Engineering

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Chantilly

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

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

AECOM has a great opportunity for a Project Engineering Manager at our Chantilly, VA location. The selected candidate will be responsible for the coordination, implementation and performance of engineering activities for a large, multi-year power project for site load banks and RUPS install, as well as maintaining a close working relationship with Project Managers, Supervising Discipline Engineers, Principal Engineers, Chief Discipline Engineers, Managers of Engineering and Managers of Discipline Engineering to ensure engineering performance. The Project Engineer Manager identifies and ensures compliance with requirements for a future RUPS install; plans in advance and establishes overall design basis reflecting customer requirements and good engineering and design practices; creates the optimum balance between design plant costs and costs of service; prepares and issues Engineering Execution Plans (EXP), and ensures all necessary and appropriate customer requirements, procedures and standards are incorporated; develops plan to support procurement of all engineered items to be purchased for project in conjunction with the Project Materials Manager; works with Materials Management and Construction to develop work package descriptions that are consistent with the contracting plan for the project; coordinates development of work-hour estimates and transfers information to Project Controls for preparation of engineering cost estimate; schedules and coordinates meetings between Project Engineering, the customer and other outside groups; keeps Project Manager, Manager of Engineering, Chief Discipline Engineers, Principal Engineers and/or Supervising Discipline Engineers advised of project progress, performance and manpower utilization with particular attention to delays, adverse trends, errors and omissions; assures proper documentation of meetings, agreements, conversations, etc. that affect the conduct of the project; coordinates the customer's engineering comments, approvals and requests with the functional activities of all disciplines; encourages and assists in the technical and managerial development of subordinates; coordinates Independent Engineering Design Reviews by discipline engineering management of selected architecture, engineering and design documents; reviews engineering performance on the project to ensure quality, conformance with conceptual design and completeness of engineering tasks; promptly reviews Design Change Notices (DCN), identifies change order candidates, segregates cost collection and assists the Project Manager in pertinent aspects of change order management; continually upgrades technical knowledge and capabilities and pursues additional coursework and training; as required, serves as the project manager for various facilities projects on site; and perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering (BSEE).

  • 10+ years total engineering experience with at least 3 years of this experience in a supervisory capacity.

  • Proven experience in project design.

  • Electrical background in low/high voltage, PDUs and UPS/RUPS.

  • Ability to plan and monitor project costs, schedule and scope.

  • Good oral and written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications.

  • Organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

  • Musts be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Mechanical experience preferred.

  • PE Certification 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.