AECOM T-1A Program Manager in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144691BR

Position Title T-1A Program Manager

Job Category Management

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Oklahoma

City Oklahoma City

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


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

Responsible for overall operation of a project/contract to include the safety and well-being of its employees, safeguarding company funds and property, and generally represents the company with respect to the customer.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Working under the supervision of a senior VP, demonstrates and provides project leadership in their area of responsibility.

  2. Identify potential project problems or opportunities, analyze the issues using all appropriate resources, develop alternatives, and arrive at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities.

  3. Establish track and report status against key performance indicators or contractual metrics on a routine basis.

  4. Participate in the establishment of project organizational structure in support of proposal efforts.

  5. Demonstrates command of the schedule goals, key milestones, and approach to the work embodied in the schedule.

  6. Ensures that a firm scope-based schedule baseline is established and properly resourced.

  7. Demonstrates knowledge of the schedule tools, procedures, and work process.

  8. Manages performance and progress against the plan and ensures accurate forecasts with commensurate action plans.

  9. Reviews, reports and manages key performance measures defined within the contract. Implements corrective measures when measures are outside service levels or bandwidths.

  10. Consistently meets or improves upon the established schedule goals in their area of responsibility.

  11. Manages performance and progress against the plan and ensures accurate forecasts with commensurate action plans.

  12. Establishes annual operating budgets in cooperation with customer, business manager or group financial department.

  13. Provides accurate monthly forecasts of cost, schedule, and resource utilization.

  14. Works with Business Development to increase scope of services on existing contracts.

  15. Supports BD, and Group management in Contract negotiations with customers.

  16. May serve as the proposal manger of a medium sized project.

  17. Supports or conducts formal presentations to clients and/or management.

  18. Position generally requires extensive travel.

Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

This position is contingent upon contract award.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific/technical discipline or demonstrated equivalent experience. Minimum of ten (10) years aircraft maintenance management, CLS, aircraft program or project management experience consisting of at least five (5) years’ experience directly managing aircraft T-1A or similar platform maintenance, Contract Logistics Support (CLS) or Contractor operated Maintained Base Supply (COMBS) operations. Customer oriented with attention to detail. Proven record of management ability and leadership qualities.

Willing to commit to any required travel to support sites, including but not limited to: Tinker AFB, OK; Pensacola NAS, FL; Randolph AFB, TX; Laughlin AFB, TX; Columbus AFB, MS; and Vance AFB, OK. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is desired.

Position will require the ability to pass a pre-employment drug-screen and a government background check.

Candidates must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

Preferred Qualifications N/A

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.