AECOM Construction Manager (Water) in Singapore, Singapore

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146972BR

Position Title Construction Manager (Water)

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Line Water

Country Singapore

State/Province/Region SG - Singapore

City Singapore

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 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

Job Responsibilities:

You will be part of the Water & Urban Development team and provide comprehensive construction management services to clients.

Responsible for water projects and works according to strict deadlines and within budget. Assure health and safety of construction site and accountable for timely and satisfactory completion.

Project Planning

  • Directs preconstruction, construction and post occupancy phase activities

  • Participates in Owner contract negotiation, modification and close out

  • Leads trade contractor prequalification, project buyout orchestration, subcontract negotiations, change management, contractor claims management, project progress management, subcontract closeout and post occupancy warranty issue management

  • Employee Engagement

  • Supports and leads assigned project team

  • Ensures assigned team is actively involved in the project

  • Staffing and Development

  • Monitors and reviews performance and work quality of assigned personnel.

Financial Performance

  • Assures project plans are created and maintained for each project and thoroughly communicated, understood and utilized by the team

  • Monitors project plans for labor utilization, other direct costs, contract compliance, business risk, and forecasting and earnings recognition

  • Participates in developing corrective plan for underperforming projects.

Risk Assessment/Risk Management

  • Works in concert with others to minimize project risk.

  • Client Service

  • Monitors project work at an appropriate level to ensure high quality service to assigned clients.

  • Project Quality

  • Assures execution of quality control activities for all elements on a project.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years related experience in managing large scale construction projects. Experience in managing water projects are highly preferred

  • Expert administrative and technical knowledge of construction process with a high degree of maturity and sound judgment

  • Demonstrated experience in construction management on highly technical, complex projects with recognized leadership and supervisory abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Engineering or Construction Management.

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.