AECOM Project Manager in Markham, Ontario
Requisition/Vacancy No. 149027BR
Position Title Project Manager
Job Category Program and Project Management
Business Line Building Engineering
State/Province/Region CAN - Ontario
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
We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.
AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Manager for immediate employment in the Markham, Ontario office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in delivering multifaceted public transportation projects to local municipal and regional government clients.
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:
Manage multi-disciplinary teams in completion of projects from inception to construction completion
Prepares correspondence, reports, proposals, expressions of interest, specifications and meeting minutes
Communicate with clients, agencies and project stakeholders
Perform business development and marketing activities to current and potential clients in order to generate future business
Complies with and oversees execution of company procedures in accordance with the AECOM Project Delivery System and Q-Dash (QA/QC program)
Manages project financial performance, monthly reporting and client invoicing
Manages project costs using Earned Value Management principles
Engages external sub-consultant and manages their work flow as needed
Develops project schedules using Work Breakdown Structure principles
Anticipates problems and proactively consults with others to identify the cause and remedies before they inhibit project success
Resolves controversies (i.e., conflicts with sub consultants, staffing issues with department mangers due to work flow priorities)
Interfaces regularly with the customer and project stakeholders
Evaluates workload projections and staffing requirements pertaining to assigned project
Delegates duties within the project team as necessary to assure compliance with project budget, quality, schedule and deadlines
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
5+ years of experience in managing public transit projects
Licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario
Valid Canadian driver’s license
Project Management Professional (PMP) designation
Working knowledge of Primavera P6 project scheduling software
Strong project management, technical and analytical skills
Strong technical writing skills; experienced in the preparation of correspondence, reports and proposals
Effective verbal communicator, including presentation, facilitation and listening skills
Experience managing TTC and Metrolinx design projects from inception to construction
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products
Working knowledge of Earned Value Management techniques
Strategic, analytical, and practical thinker
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.