AECOM Project Manager in Markham, Ontario

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149027BR

Position Title Project Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Building Engineering

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Ontario

City Markham

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

Building Engineering

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.

Job Summary

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

Minimum Requirements

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.