AECOM Compliance/Certified Payroll Administrator in DFW Airport, Texas

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151064BR

Position Title Compliance/Certified Payroll Administrator

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Texas

City DFW Airport

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

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and hardworking Compliance/Certified Payroll Administrator for immediate employment. Position will report to the Dallas, TX office, but will physically be working onsite at the DFW Airport.

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

Under general direction of the Program Manager:

  • Review and verify the accuracy of certified payroll applications received from construction contractors working on federally-funded projects

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Review each certified payroll application for compliance with prevailing wage requirements

  • Conduct employee interviews with appropriate contractor personnel

  • Compare wage rates, job classifications and interview comments with the certified payroll from the same week to determine accuracy and consistency

  • Identify and record inconsistencies, prepare and issue exception letters to contractor

  • Prepare required “Payroll Certification Cursory Review Memos”

  • Maintain certified payroll manpower reports

  • Administer prime contract and sub consultant agreements, purchase orders and change orders

  • Monitor/Track DBE payments, cash applications, and DBE commitments, B2GNow audits

  • Prepare monthly invoices

  • Assist with monthly Estimates to Complete, project and task numbering, and time reporting

  • Manage vehicle fleet, including procurement, licensing/permitting, insurance and maintenance

  • Purchase office and inspector supplies

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field

  • 7+ years of experience in a similar role

  • Thorough understanding of contracts/subcontracts administration and certified payroll certification

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in a similar role

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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