AECOM Assistant Construction Manager (Contract)(Based in Sabah) in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 156676BR

Position Title Assistant Construction Manager (Contract)(Based in Sabah)

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country Malaysia

State/Province/Region MY - Sabah

City Kota Kinabalu

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

  • Assist the Construction Manager in his/ her duties.

  • To liaise with the Construction Manager and other team members to oversee the daily management, coordination, supervision and successful completion of the assigned project.

  • To create, update and maintain a variety of project controls that track the status of individual tasks, changes to project, RFIs, shop drawings and submittals, matters involving quality controls, safety & health, financial performance, close-out and other aspects of the project.

  • To analyze reports and create priorities to prevent delays to critical activities within the project.

  • To work the project technical team to create, review and process shop drawings and other submittals that are required to document the construction process.

  • To manage the change management process.

  • To establish, monitor, communicate and maintain project schedules.

  • To assist in negotiating and/ or supporting the process of negotiating contracts, subcontracts and other purchase orders.

  • To assist in ensuring that all aspects of the project are compliant with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project.

  • To participate in activities that is related to the project close-out to ensure timely project completion.

  • To assist with the evaluation of projects for constructability and value-engineer cost savings.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in managingcanal & marine work/ dredging & reclamation /infrastructure/ utilities/ road & bridges/ park & landscape works;

  • Must have a good understanding of construction means and methods;

  • Must have good understanding of Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) requirements;

  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English;

  • Good interpersonal skills in managing a team of site personnel, contractors and sub-contractors;

  • Must be proficient with the regulations of the local authority and other relevant compliances;

  • Must be willing to be based on project sites;

  • Must be attentive to detail.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A recognized Degree of in Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent

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.


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