AECOM Senior Program Manager in New York, New York

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151273BR

Position Title Senior Program Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Water

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


We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary

AECOM Water is currently seeking to identify a qualified Senior Program Manager (PM) for a large multi-year, multi-project Waste Water Program. Program involves planning, design, construction, commissioning and closeout of multiple projects totaling $500M+ in total capital cost. This key leadership and high-profile role presents an excellent career development opportunity.

The Senior Program Manager (PM), working closely and in concert with the client, will serve in a key role directing day-to-day program management and be instrumental to the successful development, implementation and delivery of the program. The PM will organize and direct all activities between the technical and administrative aspects of the program including planning, scheduling, budgeting, cost control, cash flow, QA/QC, risk analysis, document control and management information systems. The PM will be required to balance and appropriately address the needs and concerns of all of the program stakeholders including but not limited to the client, public, local businesses, politicians, other agencies and the regulatory community.

The PM will lead efforts, beginning at the planning phase, to develop a comprehensive program execution plan, implement community/public involvement and coordinate/communicate relevant program status/issues with regulatory agencies.

In addition, the PM will lead development and drive implementation of the necessary business processes, plans and procedures to manage design and construction in a programmatic, process-driven manner. The PM will direct design and construction management and oversight activities as well as supporting specialty contracts, vendor programs and stimulus projects.

The PM will also work with the client in the selection of design, construction management and other consultants and will provide management oversight related to performance, schedule and cost for both design and construction management based on Key Performance Indicators. The program involves the implementation of waste water-related capital improvements and entails diverse technical aspects including but not limited to large treatment facilities, pump stations, storage and supporting infrastructure.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering or related field

  • 15+ years of relevant program management, planning, engineering, contract administration and construction management experience, preferably in waste water related sector

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 20+ years of relevant program management, planning, engineering, contract administration and construction management experience, preferably in waste water related sector

  • $0.50 B+ capital improvement program experience

  • PMP or CCM certifications

  • PE

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.

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