AECOM Project Specialist/Deputy Project Manager in New York, New York

Requisition/Vacancy No. 143214BR

Position Title Project Specialist/Deputy Project Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Program Management

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - New York

City New York

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

Program Management

Our specialists are responsible for the management and control of hundreds of major capital programs totaling over US$300 billion across all continents and market sectors, including transportation/infrastructure, mining and minerals, environmental, facilities, water and energy.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Deputy Project Manager for employment in the New York, NY office. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs. Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

  • Work directly with the NY Metro Area senior management team, assisting the Project Managers in this region

  • Perform financial, economic and qualitative data collection and analyses of a variety of projects and programs across multiple business lines, including, but not limited to, Transportation, Water, PMCM, Buildings + Places, Environment, Power and Industrial

  • Create and manage spreadsheets and databases

  • Create reports and presentations in both Excel and PowerPoint, and perform various analytic tasks to support strategy, business / financial planning, and operations

  • Responsible for collecting data and preparing various forecasts on key Project and Program financial metrics on a monthly and quarterly basis across the entire NY Metro Area project and program portfolio

  • Monitor the status of projects and programs, with the ability to understand their relationship and potential impacts to both operational and financial performance

  • Support corporate initiatives and projects and attend meetings with NY Metro senior management to track and follow-up on action items

  • Conduct research and analysis, prepare reports and make recommendations based on findings

  • Coordinate with Business Lines and corporate departments to collect and analyze data to prepare reports required by NY Metro senior management

  • Support Project Managers in developing reports in Excel-based company software systems

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or related field

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, high-proficiency with Excel

  • Ability to work with different levels of both technical and administrative personnel

  • High comfort level with quantitative analysis, particularly under tight time constraints

  • Excellent communicator including the desire to ask questions and learn from co-workers

  • Ability to prioritize tasks with a commitment to completing tasks with urgency and within established deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working Knowledge of industry software such as Oracle- Primavera P6 software, Revit, etc.

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.