AECOM Vice President in New York, New York

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146981BR

Position Title Vice President

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Construction Services

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

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

Responsible for managing, coordinating, and administering a group of projects or one major project from conceptual stages through all phases of the projects, with the assistance of the project team.

  • Responsible for budgets, scheduling and staffing as well as maintaining and increasing relationships with key subcontractors and target clients.

  • Work in concert with Executives and SVP Business Development

  • Responsible for leading the project team and ensuring project completion within budget schedule and in conformance with specifications.

  • Reviews bids, documents and data for the project; establishing schedules and budgets for contract obligations. Participates in bid contract negotiations.

  • Takes the initiative in working with all departments including cost/scheduling, procurement, quality assurance, construction, labor relations, finance and accounting and other services required to be performed for the project to achieve an integrated project team approach to the work.

  • Initiates and directs the planning and development of the project scope, procedure, budget and overall project schedule.

  • Reviews all major purchase orders, change orders and contracts/sub-contracts and periodically reviews change order controls to assure that all change orders are current and adequate.

  • Reviews and approves all project forecasts; schedules, cost estimates, financial reports and reconciles all commitments that exceed assigned budgets.

  • Coordinates all client contacts and maintains working relationships at all levels throughout the period of the project. Monitors and controls all contractual commitments to assure that all work is being performed in accordance with the specifications, drawings and terms of the contract.

  • Reviews equipment procurement methods, schedules and specific plans including expediting, supplier surveillance and methods of delivery to ensure compatibility with the overall project schedule and budget.

  • Conducts periodic project and Client meetings to review progress and discuss construction and engineering changes to project suggested by Client.

  • Resolves problems of coordination, schedule and priority.

  • Responsible for managing, coordinating and administering major projects including responsibility for timely and appropriate billing and payments of our suppliers and contractors.

  • Takes the lead in working with all departments including engineering, cost/scheduling, procurement, quality assurance, construction, labor relations, and accounting and other services required to be performed for the project.

  • Thorough understanding of scope of work, covered by the trade contracts.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction, engineering and procurement and other project-related activities, their interfaces and interdependencies.

  • Ability to manage; take corrective action, monitor work, manage conflict, coordinate the activities of others.

  • Determines the priority of assignments based on critical deadlines that must be met.

  • Must be able to interact with Owner/Client and establish a working relationship.

  • Must be able to coordinate and establish a “Team Concept” with all staff on the project.

Minimum Requirements

A minimum of 10-15 years of progressive Construction Project management experience, which includes knowledge of all phases of construction operations relating to field activities, of all field engineering disciplines, all construction technologies and project management

Preferred Qualifications

BS in Construction management, Engineering, Architecture or related technical field.

  • Experience with a major construction/program management firm, Interiors/renovations.

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.