AECOM Project Management Assistant in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145893BR

Position Title Project Management Assistant

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Pennsylvania

City Mechanicsburg

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


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly motivated Project Management Assistant for immediate employment in the Mechanicsburg, PA office. The appropriate qualified applicant will support projects from multiple business disciplines including environment, power, water and transportation.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordination and interaction with a diverse team of AECOM project managers and various clients on occasions

  • Routine project support to include subcontractor procurement, purchase orders, check requests, contract documents, etc.

  • Assisting Project Managers by preparing project schedules and notify PMs of milestones for deliverables, meetings, etc.

  • Assisting PMs with project setups, reviews and updates in the AECOM accounting system

  • Assisting in tracking and monitoring financial performance of projects

  • Client invoice preparation support for Project Managers

  • Reviewing timesheets for temporary contract employees and send to agency for invoice preparation

  • Reviewing invoices from contract agency and prepare for payment approval by senior management.

  • Assisting with proposal preparation, copying and document submission

  • Providing document control services and working with AECOM project managers and engineers to submit documents for project deliverables

  • Using various client websites to submit documents and drawings

  • Keeping track of document submissions using a spreadsheet tracking system (already developed)

Notice to third party agencies:

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

  • 3+ years of related experience

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

  • Strong organizational, technical and communication skills

  • Financial accounting experience a plus

  • Ability to work independently or within a team environment

  • Strong multi-tasking abilities and self-motivated

  • Committed to working efficiently to complete tasks within budget and schedule constraints

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience supporting environmental and engineering projects/programs

  • Previous consulting experience (understanding of client-drive schedule/work environment)

  • Motivated individual with strong multi-tasking capabilities

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.