AECOM Project Manager in Houston, Texas

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145881BR

Position Title Project Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Texas

City Houston

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 www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Government

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

URS, an AECOM Company, is bidding on the contract to provide Facilities Support Services (FSSC) to NASA at the Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas. The FSSC provides critical support to NASA in the areas of Facility Maintenance and Repair Services, Engineering and Construction Projects, Information Technology Management Support, Wildlife Management, Environmental Support and Rigging Services. Award of this contract is anticipated to be October, 2017. Contract operations would then commence 1 March 2018. We seek qualified, experienced "key" employees who will provide critical support services in a variety of functional areas. Incumbents are strongly encouraged to apply.


Purpose and Scope:

R esponsible for overall operation of a project/contract to include the safety and well-being of its employees, safeguarding company funds and property, and generally represents the company with respect to the customer.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Working under the supervision of a senior PM or above demonstrates and provides project leadership in their area of responsibility.

  2. Identify potential project problems or opportunities, analyze the issues using all appropriate resources, develop alternatives, and arrive at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities.

  3. Ensures development and adherence to the project Work Breakdown Structure, Asset Management, and Workflow Management elements.

  4. Expand the Project Execution Plan for subsequent phases (Project Initiation, Project Execution, Construction, etc.) and communicates and coordinates the implementation of the enhancements with the project team.

  5. Establish track and report status against key performance indicators or contractual metrics on a routine basis.

  6. Participate in the establishment of project organizational structure in support of proposal efforts.

  7. Demonstrates command of the schedule goals, key milestones, and approach to the work embodied in the schedule.

  8. Ensures that a firm scope-based schedule baseline is established and properly resourced.

  9. Demonstrates knowledge of the schedule tools, procedures, and work process.

  10. Reviews, reports and manages key performance measures defined within the contract. Implements corrective measures when measures are outside service levels or bandwidths.

  11. Consistently meets or improves upon the established schedule goals in their area of responsibility.

  12. Manages performance and progress against the plan and ensures accurate forecasts with commensurate action plans.

  13. Establishes annual operating budgets in cooperation with customer, business manager or group financial department.

  14. Provides accurate monthly forecasts of cost, schedule, and resource utilization.

  15. Works with Business Development to increase scope of services on existing contracts.

  16. Supports BD, and Group management in Contract negotiations with customers.

  17. Supports or conducts formal presentations to clients and/or management.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Construction, Project, Facility Management or other relevant discipline or demonstrated equivalent and 8 years relative experience. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is recommended. 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. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance. Position may require travel.

Preferred Qualifications Incumbent workforce 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 http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.