AECOM Project Manager in Kitchener, Ontario

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Project Manager

Canada - Ontario


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and hardworking Project Manager for immediate employment in the Kitchener, Ontario office.

AECOM's Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. Our B+P team is leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects such as the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA; Liberty Park at the World Trade Center, New York, NY; the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resilience (Big U), NY; and the LA 2024 Olympic bid.

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

  • Perform as a Project Manager

  • At a project level, provide clear guidance to designers and technical staff to meet client objectives

  • Write and coordinate winning proposals, attract new clients and retain current clients as required

  • Manage financial and cost control aspects of projects

  • Meet with clients to review project requirements

  • Manage a project team to produce fully coordinated working drawings and project specifications

  • Collaborate with management on preparation of project proposals;

  • Communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing with project team and clients

  • Preparation of design and contract documents, document checking, conduct construction review and contract administration throughout the duration of a project

  • Communicate with construction team to provide information and help resolve problems

  • Responsible for overseeing several active projects and be part of our marketing team in sourcing new work

  • Client communication, internal project team communication, consultant coordination, design development, drawing review and contract administration

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience

  • A strong business acumen and experience managing multiple projects of various types and complexities is also a requirement

  • Proven experience leading a team thorough all phases of a project

  • Licensed Architect with the OAA or Engineer with the PEO

  • Strong business acumen and project manager skills

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills

  • Exceptional technical knowledge of building construction and the Ontario Building Code

  • Ability to manage a number of projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work within a team environment

  • Ability to co-ordinate with a multi-disciplinary in-house consultant team

  • Ability to multi-task combined with strong attention to detail, time management and organizational skills

  • Microsoft Office (Excel and Word), Outlook, Adobe

  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning

  • Must be dedicated to working hard with an all-hands-on-deck attitude towards completing the work efficiently and accurately

  • Strong, hands-on technical knowledge, document review, consultant coordination and experience in field review and contract administration

  • Experience in municipal and commercial projects and broad skills in all phases of project delivery

  • Strong knowledge in building systems across multiple disciplines

  • Familiar with all construction administration protocols

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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 Engineering - Project / Program / Management

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 153913BR