AECOM Senior/ Principal Project Manager in Plymouth, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147175BR

Position Title Senior/ Principal Project Manager

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line Building Engineering

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Devon

City Plymouth

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

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

AECOM's is recruiting for a Senior/ Principal Project Manager who will manage/deliver an existing portfolio of projects within the Plymouth and Exeter Structures Team including working on the future docking facilities project in Plymouth's Dockyard.

An experienced Project Manager (with Construction and Design Management experience) to join the established Project Management team in the Plymouth Office.

The successful candidate will be expected to take a lead role on construction and design management for MOD and Defence-related projects, managing design teams, construction teams, project strategy and project delivery.

Projects will generally be within the South West Region but some will be located outside the South West region requiring occasional travel to meetings and construction sites.

The post will also involve leading multi-disciplinary engineering, potentially drawing on resources in other UK Offices.

Experience of Defence projects and work on nuclear licensed sites is desirable.-

Sound knowledge of construction contracts and commercial awareness

Knowledge of CDM regulations and duties

Desirable: Full, clean driving licence

Minimum Requirements

  • Programme management skills

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

  • Thorough understanding of buildability issues

  • Able to work on a number of projects simultaneously

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in an appropriate Civil or Structural engineering discipline

  • Bachelors degree (min. 2:1) in an appropriate Project Management, Civil or Structural engineering discipline

  • Chartered Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Structural Engineers

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.