AECOM Access Control Specialist in McLean, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148823BR

Position Title Access Control Specialist

Job Category Security / Force Protection

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City McLean

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


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

Access Control Specialist are responsible for providing administrative security services to the compound. Duties are performed in an industrial security office with requirements to obtain security clearances on employees and visitors that is needed to assist in arranging visit authorizations to gain access to restricted areas. Access Control Specialist is consistently engaged with the customers over various security needs.

Additional Duties include:

  • Creating and issuing badges

  • Granting and removing access to restricted areas

  • Responding via email to customers questions and inquires

  • Coordination with other agencies on various issues

  • Taking photos for various requirements

  • Perform conference coordination at customer request

  • Interaction with compound security on possible security issues to help develop security policies and/or procedures

  • Oversee parking requirements

  • Implementing and maintaining Excel spreadsheets

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of one (1) year recent access control experience.

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Basic computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, PowerPoint, and Lotus Notes)

  • An active Top Secret SCI - TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Preferred Qualifications Client-based required training as appropriate.

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.