AECOM Construction Supervisor in McLean, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149591BR

Position Title Construction Supervisor

Job Category Construction Management

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

Under the supervision of the Construction Branch Manager and Deputy Construction Branch Manager, the incumbent will organize, plan, coordinate and supervise activities of subordinate personnel assigned to the maintenance repair, alteration and minor/major construction of building structures and installed equipment. Following the established customer work standards and priorities set by the Branch Manager(s).

  • Observe all phases of the work process to determine compliance with technical specifications, instructions, safety regulations and precautions.

  • Review estimates, prepares sketches and reports on labor expenditures and materials used.

  • Coordinate with Management, Estimators, Project Managers, lead workers and the craftsmen for the accomplishment of quality workmanship in all completed work.

  • Have comprehension of the construction process and the requirements necessary to schedule the appropriate tradesmen.

  • Have excellent communication and rapport building skills.

  • Assist in preparation of sketches and procedures for construction renovations and related work.

  • Responsible for administration functions of directly related to the supervision of assigned personnel within the Branch.

  • Approve and prioritize job orders within established guidelines.

  • Assist in the review process of man-hour and material estimates for the Construction Branch.

  • Provide status information on work received, in progress, backlog, and work assignments completed.

  • Supervise and evaluate work performance of assigned personnel.

  • Implement QC and Safety Plans at the Section level, conducts inspections of completed work and work in progress.

  • Review and prepare material requisitions and coordinates ordering long lead items with the logistics personnel.

  • Maintain records of project folders received, job orders processed, planned and completed work.

  • Responsible for GFE used in the performance of work for the Section; maintains custody records, inventory reports. Reports to Branch Manager when GFE is damaged, lost or stolen.

  • Assure compliance with standards for job safety, precautions, and accident prevention.

  • Perform after hours, weekend and emergency call back service as required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.

  • Read, write, speak and understand the English language.

  • Lift/carry up to 75 pounds.

  • Be willing to work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required.

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Journeyman’s Certificate from Sate of Virginia, Maryland or District of Columbia as Electrician, Plumber, HVAC Mechanic, or similar qualification highly preferred.

  • 10+ years of supervisory experience of tradesmen. Must have knowledge of computer-based facilities management software and of standard and construction practices pertaining to commercial buildings.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with customers.

  • Knowledge of Quality Control/ Quality Assurance practices.

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.