AECOM Project Manager in Rancho Cordova, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147860BR

Position Title Project Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Rancho Cordova

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

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Manager for immediate employment for the Sacramento, CA office. The program will be located in Rancho Cordova, CA. The successful candidate will support and participate in the development and execution of a major construction program.

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

  • Preparation of construction monthly progress reports for presentations at team and executive session meetings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing construction data and trends

  • Monitors design and construction activities

  • Coordinates with utility companies and permitting agencies as necessary

  • Leads design meetings with architect and owner team

  • Receives, reviews and responds to all correspondence

  • Receives, tracks, and monitors submittals to and from responding parties. Tracks review times to ensure timely and comprehensive response

  • Monitors conformance with permits, CEQA and settlement requirements. Assists with tracking and processing of permits, CEQA and settlements as appropriate.

  • Coordinates the schedule for installation and the receipt of the owner furnished equipment with the Contractors’ schedule.

  • Work with the client, client representatives, staff and management in a collaborative manner within a context of good human relations

  • Meets project management operational standards by contributing information on strategic plans and reviews, customer relations issues, implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards, resolving problems

  • Creates procedures to guide staff in meeting project management requirements, encourage continuous improvement and sharing of lessons learned, resolution of project challenges in a collaborative manner, timely reporting of variances to management and the owner, timely recommendations for resolution of project challenges and areas of concern

  • Provides project progress reports and presentations at client executive session meetings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing construction and budget data and trends

  • Avoids legal challenges by understanding and enforcing regulations and recommending new procedures

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications and maintaining personal networks

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Business or equivalent work experience

  • 8+ years experience in managing design and construction phases of public works projects; including5+ years of project management experience

  • Knowledge of design management, scheduling, estimating and client management

  • Strong working knowledge of California Public Works

  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision

This position requires successful completion of the AECOM Project Management Certification program within 6 months of date of hire. This certification program is a series of learning modules and is available on-line through the AECOM Learning Management System at no financial cost to the employee.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Architectural Registration preferred

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.