AECOM Construction Manager (USAID - Middle East) in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Business Line Water

Position Title Construction Manager (USAID - Middle East)

United States of America - Massachusetts


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Construction Manager for immediate employment for on-site assignments on USAID projects within the Middle East region. This is a temporary position, expecting to last 3 months. The selected individual will be required to be on-site for the duration of employment and the selected candidate will deploy immediately.

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

  • Responsible for all aspects of construction supervision including, managing AECOM local subcontractors, planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling activities for a wide range of multi-disciplinary ongoing infrastructure projects; projects include a combination of roadway improvements, water infrastructure, and water treatment. Additional projects will be added as upcoming designs are completed and awarded for construction

  • Responsible for developing and implementing systems to ensure that construction contractors’ quality and safety standards meet requirements; responsible for review of progress and final payment requests for accuracy as a true reflection of the actual executed works

  • Be proactive in identifying any changes in scope, time, or budget in construction activities

  • Monitor progress and report to USAID any anticipated delays that might impact the timeliness of the construction contractor’s performance

  • Responsible for the timely communication of contract issues with USAID, the construction contractor, and the site team

  • Act as the primary liaison between the project, USAID, and other necessary government representatives for construction related issues

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

  • 10+ years of experience in being a lead in construction management for large infrastructure programs

  • PE license or equivalent licensing from other countries, as applicable

  • English language fluency, as well as excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Strong leadership experience in human resources management and the ability to work in cross-cultural situations with political, cultural and ethnic sensitivities and security environments similar to those found throughout the Middle East

  • Ability to deploy immediately if selected

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in related field

  • 5+ years’ experience overseeing construction in the Middle East and/or Developing Country environment

  • Familiarity with FAR and FIDIC based Construction Contracts

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Construction Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 170537BR