AECOM Regional Program Manager in Monterey Park, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147111BR

Position Title Regional Program Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Monterey Park

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

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Regional Program Manager for immediate employment at a client site in the LA Metro area. The Regional Program Manager participates in project design reviews, contract bid and award process, implements standardized common project management practices, and monitors the activities of on-site project teams, construction progress, and contractor performance, coordinates site management activity with program controls, risk, and finance and procurement. The Regional Program Manager oversees design development and construction for two to three sites (8-12 projects) simultaneously.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership and manage day to day activities over projects to meet quality, schedule, milestone, and budget commitments

  • Oversee and support the on-site teams in project performances, project management, AE services and client initiatives on assigned specific campuses

  • Manage project expectations, scope, risk and changes; provide issue identifications and resolution with program managers, senior stakeholders; oversee development of work plans at the required level of detail which indicates the key dependencies, resources, and project timeframes

  • Accountable to Program senior management and client for continual tracking and analysis of project performance against the project management plan(s) to ensure successful delivery and execution; ensuring that the goals and objectives of the project are understood and agreed with sponsors; and for the continual assessment of resource displacement and reassignment based on work plan schedule(s)

  • Reviews all project deliverables to ensure they meet or exceed performance standards and service level agreements

  • Support and interface with program management core teams including procurement, construction contracts, professional services contracts, program controls and accounting on assigned specific campuses

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning, Construction Management or a closely related field

  • 15+ years of experience managing capital projects that included the overall design, contract administration, cost estimating, and scheduling activities

  • 7+ years of experience in educational facility construction

  • A valid Certificate of Registration as an Architect by the California Architectural Board or Professional Engineer by the California State Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

  • Experience with Division of the State Architect (DSA) and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) design and construction processes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required as this role will include interaction with clients and the general public

  • Strong work ethic with the "team player" mindset

  • Actively seeks ways in which to act as a role model, guide others within the organization

  • Logically breaks down problems and looks for solutions

  • Knowledge of all parts of the project life cycle, to include master planning, design, alternative procurement delivery methods, construction and closeout

  • Experience with using a web based project management system such as Proliance

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree

  • Experience working on large bond school programs

  • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)

  • A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)

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.