AECOM Assistant Project Manager in Sacramento, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159011BR

Position Title Assistant Project Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Sacramento

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 Assistant Project Manager for immediate employment for the Rancho Cordova / CDCR client office.

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

  • Provides support including preparation of correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, and slide presentations, receipt and distribution of incoming and outgoing documents and related duties including entering documents into the MIS (SharePoint)

  • Provides project management assistance to support the project managers and team

  • Receives and files all incoming and outgoing documentation

  • Prepares and maintain files in accordance with CDCR procedures

  • Responsible for maintaining the final project archive documents per CDCR record requirements

  • Coordinates and manages the archive files for CDCR

  • Assists project managers in the preparation of monthly reports and uploads into FRAME

  • Collects daily reports and maintains the Daily Report Log

  • Assists in process incoming and outgoing RFCs, RFIs, submittals, pay requests, safety concerns, non-compliance notices, and other program management related documentation

  • Assists in special reports as requested by the client

  • Assists in preparing bi-weekly contingency reports and uploading into FRAME

  • Prepares meeting minutes and other correspondence for the project team

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 6+ years program and construction management administrative and assistant project management service experience

  • Experience in document control and filing systems, meeting minutes, RFI/submittal and other project logs and management

  • Proficient in MS Professional Office Suite including: Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint

  • Experience with project management software systems such as SharePoint, Prolog, Expedition and/or Constructware

  • Must be detail oriented, thorough, well organized and effectively manage time

  • Ability to multi-task in a high-energy environment and be able to prioritize multiple tasks

  • Must possess a background in construction or engineering related work activities to understand the terminology used in the office environment on a daily basis

  • Must be flexible and able to work in a very fast paced work environment and at times under the pressure of meeting critical deadlines

  • Ability to work in a client office and collaborate with multiple clients

  • Great attention to detail to deal with additional CDCR codes, client expectations etc.

  • Comfortable following AECOM's safety protocols

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and CDCR’s security clearance to access the prisons

  • Travel will typically be 5% to prisons across the state of California

Preferred Qualifications

  • Education, Healthcare, Public Works or Corrections/Justice experience ideal

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.


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