AECOM Construction Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Construction Analyst

United States of America - Indiana


Job Summary


Location: Indianapolis

The Analyst position is located in Indianapolis and will be supporting and influencing multiple geographic and market segments throughout the global Construction Services Business of AECOM. As a construction and operations analyst you will assist in the monitoring, control and execution of projects from the conceptual stage through development and final close out. You will act as a liaison with senior management, project team members, finance, legal, and risk management regarding project feasibility, forecasting, cost, scheduling, and a variety of administrative detail as required.

Analysts are heavily involved with “at-risk” projects where AECOM is exposed to potential risks including but not limited to safety, quality, schedule, fee, and subcontractor costs. These projects have contracts such as Design-Build, EPC, Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) or General Contractor. Analysts are part of a small close-knit team, and each is responsible for their respective regions and their assignments in market sectors that range from commercial office towers (Hudson Yards) to major sports complexes (Los Angeles Rams Stadium).

Focus areas will include (but not be limited to):

  • Analyzing financial reports and identifying financial risks

  • Development and monitoring of GMP budgets and General Conditions

  • Contract risk analysis and recommendations

  • Business process improvement / Lessons Learned

  • Act as liaison between multiple Company Departments and Operations

Specific Responsibilities

  • Evaluate business development data for regional business units by market sector and prepare related analyses for monthly management meetings

  • Manage the Risk Committee pursuit process for new projects:

  • Identify and review financial, legal, schedule, and other construction risks related to proposals for new projects

  • Assist in preparing fee proposals for those projects as required

  • Prepare and review Guaranteed Maximum Price submissions to Clients

  • Manage the Risk Committee monitoring process for existing projects:

  • Compile and analyze monthly reports that evaluate operations, financial, legal, and schedule performance

  • Actively participate in monitoring by tracking key issues and action items, analyzing profitability potential, working with project teams to reforecast as necessary, and recording meeting notes

  • Perform project related audits as requested by Senior Management

  • Build financial data models and presentations to:

  • Forecast and track internal project related costs

  • Forecast revenue and gross margin by business line, region, and project

  • Analyze market research


Minimum Requirements

  • Maximum of two to five years of work experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, or related field

  • Knowledge of the construction business and strong analytical, computer, and both written and oral communication skills

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong organizational skills with a keen ability to prioritize, multi-task, and adhere to deadlines

  • Self-starter and commitment to detail

  • Excellent communicator including the desire to ask questions and learn from co-workers, and to accomplish all tasks with minimal oversight

Preferred Qualifications

  • Construction Industry Experience

  • Ability to work with different levels of both technical and administrative personnel

  • High comfort level with quantitative analysis but also proficient in qualitative writing skills


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.


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. 161611BR