AECOM Estimator / Scheduler in McLean, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149292BR

Position Title Estimator / Scheduler

Job Category Program and Project 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

AECOM is currently seeking an Estimator / Scheduler.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work. Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors.

  • Organize and coordinate project production schedule.

  • Coordinate activities to make sure deadlines are both reasonable and met on time.

  • Streamline processes and operations to maximize output efficiency using extensive industry based knowledge and experience to best achieve goals.

  • Must work closely with all departments to troubleshoot and get back in line any delays in projects.

  • Serves as a communications bridge in connecting with management using staff meetings, reports and idea exchanges.

  • Collect and analyze data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to perform projects for the client.

  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.

Minimum Requirements

  • Active Top Secret SCI Clearance with polygraph. TS/SCI with polygraph

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with the management of productions schedules and pricing of projects.

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • MS Project experience

  • Must have leadership abilities and ability to work with a diverse range of clientele

  • Ability to use Scheduling software to ensure administration of production and coordination of projects.

  • Attention to detail, problem solving and the capability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

  • Must have experience in coordinating the allocation of resources

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree

  • MAXIMO experience preferred.

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.