AECOM Program Manager – Navy Submarine Program in Groton, Connecticut

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147698BR

Position Title Program Manager – Navy Submarine Program

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Connecticut

City Groton

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


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively recruiting for a senior-levelProgram Managerfor work in the areaof Ship ConstructionSupport for Navy Submarines. This position provides contractor technical support services for the VIRGINIA (SSN 774) Class Submarine Program Management Office (PMS450) in support of the Ship Construction Division (PMS450C). This position is based in Groton, CT.

Duties in the area ofShip Construction support include:

  1. Advise the PCO, Engineer, and EDMC, and act as a liaison between thePre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) and shipbuilders to resolve issues that have the potential to delay timely delivery and support a more proficient crew.

  2. Provides senior functional and advisory role to engineering staff of New Construction VIRGINIA Class Submarines leveraging prior experience and familiarity with submarine new construction from shipbuilder, Supervisor of Shipbuilding, and PCU perspectives.

  3. Provides PCU Command contextual experience to senior engineering personnel and senior level program management in PMS450.

  4. Reviews shipbuilder activities ensuring support of PCU Engineering Department training and integration is properly accounted for and sequenced.

  5. Provides general program support, including briefings, graphic work, visual presentation, word processing and responding to NAVSEA requirements.

Knowledge Required by the Position:

  1. Professional firsthand knowledge and technical expertise with submarine new construction.

  2. Professional firsthand experience as an Engineering Department senior Enlisted leader of a new construction submarine.

  3. Professional knowledge and technical experience with submarine Supervisors of Shipbuilding, PCU ISICs, and TYCOM representatives supporting new construction.

  4. Professional knowledge and technical expertise with PCU preparations.

  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook).

Knowledge Desired by the Position:

  1. Submarine senior Enlisted nuclear engineering experience.

Physical Demands:

  1. Requires the ability to move in and around submarines to conduct visits with PCU leadership.

  2. Requires 20% travel.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree and at least ten years of job-related experience or equivalent.Two years of job-related experience may be substituted for each year of college. An active Government Security Clearance, i.e., an in-scope Background Investigation with Access having been granted within the previous two years, at the SECRET level.

Preferred Qualifications NA

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.

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