AECOM Senior Project Manager in Seattle, Washington

Requisition/Vacancy No. 157055BR

Position Title Senior Project Manager

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Water

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Washington

City Seattle

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 www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Water

We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary

AECOM has an excellent career opportunity for a creative, highly talented Senior Project Manager for immediate employment in the Seattle, Washington office. The person in this position will independently manage project budgets, schedule, and product quality, as well as act as client liaison, and oversee assigned project staff on a variety of projects related to civil works.

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

  • Manages the full life cycle of a project and ensures the project is completed successfully from beginning to end (i.e. initiation, planning and designing, execution, monitoring and controlling, and completion of the project), aligning with AECOM’s business strategy, goals and vision

  • Successfully develops strategy, prepares proposals, negotiates scopes of work and fees, and executes project

  • Maintains and builds a positive client relationship as well as being the primary point of contact with the client

  • Identifies and commits appropriate company resources to accomplish project goals

  • Controls overall project cost and scope, schedule, quality of work, and project controls

  • Makes decisions concerning approved expenditures to meet project budget

  • Ensures all standards and requirements are met in the area of health and safety by reviewing, communicating and managing project health and safety plans so that project personnel, client and subcontractors are aware of risks, hazards and accidents are prevented

  • Mentors and develops staff, providing leadership and an environment which encourages teamwork, initiative and growth

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • 10+ Strategic Planning, Program & Project Management and Engineering & Design

  • Qualified applicants will have a strong background in Value Engineering Programs

  • Possess the ability to manage a project scope within an assigned budget

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal skills

  • Ability to work independently with clients and manage project assignments

  • Experience with Water Resources projects including Dams, levees and flood control structures

  • Keen understanding of federal infrastructure, procedures and policies including USACE and USBR

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensed

  • Master’s degree in related field

  • Marketing engineering services

  • 15+ years of 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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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