AECOM Deputy Program Director – Construction Delivery in Salt Lake City, Utah

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146876BR

Position Title Deputy Program Director – Construction Delivery

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Utah

City Salt Lake 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


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 experienced Deputy Program Director for immediate employment in the Salt Lake City office. This person will be an integral part in the core management team of a $1.8B Terminal Redevelopment Program (TRP) for the Salt Lake City International Airport. The project includes construction of a new consolidated terminal building, parking structure, and connection with the light rail system. We are looking for an individual with a passion for aviation and a wealth of airport terminal construction to draw from. This position is contingent upon client approval.

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

  • Responsible for TRP construction delivery with an emphasis on the safety, site security, construction budget, scope definition, innovative approaches to phasing and reduce costs and all construction phase activities

  • Will report to the Program Director

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, architecture, or related engineering position

  • 10+ years progressive US design and construction experience at major hub airports in the US

  • Must have demonstrated experience in managing design and construction implementation teams with a minimum of one program at a large hub airport with a capital program of at least $500 million

  • Candidate must be familiar with a wide range of project delivery methods (e.g. design-bid-build, design-build, construction manager at risk)

  • Candidate must have experience managing staff on large, complex construction programs including; project managers, safety managers, cost specialists, schedulers, office engineers, and resident engineers

  • Must possess the ability to successfully manage and work with multifaceted teams including architects, engineers, subconsultants, inspectors, testing technicians, Construction Managers, General Contractors and subcontractors in a professional and technical manner

  • Demonstrated experience with safety programs, site security programs at an active international airport, quality assurance programs and management of the entire construction delivery process

  • Experience with and understanding of LEED silver certification requirements, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) rules and guidelines, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) rules and guidelines, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance and proceedings, building permits, environmental permits and remediation, asbestos/mold abatement and removal, and dust control regulation compliance

  • Must have the ability to oversee all Terminal Redevelopment Program (TRP) construction projects from inception through completion with an emphasis on value analysis/value engineering, development of program schedule and construction delivery plan, preparation and presentation of status reports, project design and contract reviews, review and negotiation of change order requests, conflict resolution, and timely close out of the projects; commissioning and turn over to the owner and end users

  • Ability to develop and execute various procedures such as: Construction Assurance Plan, Safety Plan, Hazard Analysis Plan, and Construction Integration Testing and Acceptance Plan

  • Successful track record in risk management, conflict resolution

  • Must have excellent communication skills and be proficient in various Project Management Software Systems

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with construction of terminal buildings at large hub airports

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.

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