AECOM Project Manager in Richmond Hill, Ontario

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152104BR

Position Title Project Manager

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Ontario

City Richmond Hill

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 provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and hardworking Project Manager for immediate employment in the Richmond Hill, Ontario office. This is a contingent position.

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

Project Management Responsibilities

  1. Provides direct project supervision/management

  2. Completes pre-construction activities

  3. Coordinates the services of AECOM’s field staff on assigned projects

  4. Manages AECOM’s relationship with the client

  5. Works with field staff to resolve technical / administrative issues within the context of client-specific requirements and protocols

  6. Contributes to / supervises project budgets

  7. Promotes safety in the workplace and the analysis of contractor claims, including leading negotiations

  8. Maintains responsibility for safety on AECOM project sites

  9. Takes ownership of project safety, including meeting appropriate metrics

  10. Provides project close-out including preparation of final reporting deliverables

  11. Project Managers are ultimately responsible for client satisfaction on assigned projects

Non-project responsibilities:

  1. Contributes to client proposals

  2. Liaises with other Departments / Business Units at AECOM in an advisory/consultative role

  3. Participates in formal / informal constructability reviews of planning and design deliverables

  4. Works with Project Managers to identify high-potential staff

  5. Works with Project Managers, Contract Administrators, and client staff as necessary to maximize experiential opportunities for high-potential staff

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience, including previous experience as a senior manager or within technical role within an P3/AFP advisory team or P3/AFP bid side team

  • Experience as the Engineering Manager and/or Project Manager on a large (>$100-million) projects

  • Multi-disciplinary engineering and construction experience, focused on highway and transit projects

  • P. Eng. in Ontario

  • A good understanding of the P3/AFP models and experience in delivery of schemes in this market

  • Familiar and generally proficient with project management process

  • Experience with business and contractual agreements

  • Ability to work independently, strong negotiating, problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Skilled in technical writing and delivering presentations to clients, operators, and regulators

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills in complex and changing environments

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working for a major contractor i

  • Existing client/working relationships with MTO or Infrastructure Ontario

  • P3/AFP owner’s side or private sector delivery side experience

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.