AECOM Project Manager in La Jolla, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146169BR

Position Title Project Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Architecture

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City La Jolla

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

Architecture

We help shape the world around us — from high-rise buildings to educational, cultural, research and transportation facilities. Our design process is based on energy-efficient building systems, and appropriate selection of materials and form to maximize environmental conditions and long-term performance.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Project Manager – Federal and Commercial with a successful track record of managing all phases of Federal and Commercial projects, including client satisfaction, quality control and financial performance. We are looking for someone who is passionate about growing our A/E practice area, fosters our team spirit, and wants to join a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design experience.

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, those listed below:

  • Create and communicate clear and attainable project objectives and project requirements

  • Manage project scheduling, budgets, and set-up with clients, sub-contractors, vendors and consultants

  • Prepare project team work-plans and manage a range of project team sizes, comprised of project architects, interior designers, job captains and consultants

  • Actively manage and track financial performance of project

  • Prepare project proposals, negotiate contracts and fees, coordinate bidding process

  • Ensure projects conform to contract requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 8+ years' experience, including demonstrated success as a project manager on various Federal and Commercial projects

  • BIM, Revit skills/working knowledge required

  • Experience leading, managing and mentoring multiple project teams

  • Experience negotiating project scope and fees

  • Experience with the entire project lifecycle, through post-occupancy

  • Experience with technical and/or design aspects of documenting corporate interiors projects

  • Proven fiscal accountability and responsibility on corporate interior projects

  • Knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures, UFC, UBC

  • Excellent written + verbal communication and management skills to include leadership, organization and client relationship management skills

  • Collaborative and team-conscious

  • Ability to handle difficult situations with tact, grace and style

  • Must have the ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships

  • Working knowledge of Earned Value Management techniques

  • Strategic, analytical, and practical thinker

  • Strong project management, technical and analytical skills

  • Strong technical writing skills; experienced in the preparation of correspondence, reports and proposals

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

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 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.

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