AECOM Director – Facilities Management Platform in Virtual Location, Illinois

Business Line Government

Position Title Director – Facilities Management Platform

United States of America - Illinois

Virtual Location

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Director – Facilities Management Platform in our Facilities Operations & Maintenance group. This is a senior level management position, and will be located contingent upon the needs of the business.

This position is responsible for procurement, CMMS administration, metrics and reporting development, quality, work management process, reliability engineering support, subcontract coordination, technology management, and program infrastructure development. Leads proposal writing, engineering support, financial analysis, sales support, and pricing.

The Director – Facilities Management Platform is highly visible to customers, staff, and prospective clients. As such, it requires a strong combination of facilities management, maintenance and operations experience; a strong technical background; demonstrated leadership / team-building ability; strong communication skills; customer relations and client partnering; financial and strategic planning; the ability to manage multiple clients/contracts concurrently; and entrepreneurial skill to identify and pursue new business development and opportunities.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for overall direction of dedicated teams within Procurement; CMMS Administration, Metrics, and Reporting Development; Quality; Reliability Engineering; and Subcontracts.

  • Participates with management in the development of strategic and tactical plans.

  • Analyzes and uses schedule and cost data to identify key project issues.

  • Reviews performance trends, prepares analysis and cost impact and monthly project performance reports, and recommends contract invoices for approval.

  • Develops, analyzes, and troubleshoots complex schedule logic relationships.



Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Facility Management, Maintenance Management or a related discipline.

  2. Twelve years of management level experience.

  3. Functional background related to production, process or facilities maintenance / management, such as contracts, procurement, facility / plant management, real estate management, operations management, or sales / marketing management.

  4. Must be willing to relocate to serve the needs of the business, or be willing travel up to 50% throughout the assigned geographic region.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position requires a valid Driver’s License.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen.

  • Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents.

  • Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other AECOM, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations.

  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.

  • Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line.

  • Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout diverse work environments as required by business demand.

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movements.

  • Requires some moving of light to medium weight materials into desks, filing cabinets and other storage locations.

  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Certification or formal training from Facility Maintenance Organizations such as IFMA, AFE or BOMA.

  2. Extensive experience with key performance metrics or performance programs with ability to manage toward targeted goals.

  3. Experience in contract or pricing negotiations.

  4. Financial management experience including Profit/Loss ownership and/or budget management.

  5. Consistent demonstration of the ability to proactively identify potential problems or opportunities, analyze issues using all appropriate resources, develop alternatives, and drive process and procedure improvement to mitigate problems or leverage opportunities.

  6. Staff management experience, including disciplinary action, hiring, terminating, and performance appraisals Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.

  7. Experience with Microsoft Office programs such as Power Point and Visio.

  8. Experience with Microsoft Office programs such as Excel, Outlook, and Word.

Other Attributes:

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

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.


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.

Job Category Maintenance

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 164881BR