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Serpentine Pavilion

Fusing art, architecture and engineering

Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

United Kingdom

Good engineering is about observing, questioning and communicating to truly understand what’s at the heart of each project.

Amy Koerbel

Structural Designer, Buildings + Places

Moses Mabidha Stadium

Focusing on legacy, culture and location

South Africa

Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

Tim Ter Haar

Managing Director, Buildings + Places

Bloomberg European Headquarters

Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

United Kingdom

Our in-house expertise and wealth of knowledge across disciplines enable delivery of the most complex projects.

Coralie Soudee

Associate, Commercial Cost Management

Taizhou Bridge

Connecting with long-span suspension


In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

Managing Director, Transportation

Connected and Automated Vehicles

Expanding mobility options

United States

We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

Veronica Siranosian

Director, AECOM Ventures

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Job Information

AECOM Disaster Recovery Market Sector Lead - East Region Water in Arlington, Virginia

United States of America - Washington, D.C., Washington, DC

Job Summary

AECOM holds vast experience serving federal, state, and local clients throughout the entire disaster lifecycle – with an increase in demand for services in this sector, in particular in the Eastern United States and Caribbean, we are seeking an accomplished leader to champion bringing opportunities and solutions forward. Our intention is to find a candidate that can reside within the southeastern United States - locations can include Washington, DC; Miami, FL, Arlington, VA; and Raleigh, NC. The ideal candidate will have a well-established reputation in serving clients in designing and managing federally supported, state managed and locally executed programs. This role will report to regional executive leadership and coordinate with national and global disaster professionals in AECOM, to ensure we are always bringing consistent, compliant, and complete solutions to our clients. In addition, the most qualified candidate will be able to put forward a resume for program and project management delivery with notable recent experience, including but not limited to FEMA, HUD, SBA, HHS, Cares Act, or DOT related disaster programs.

Additional details:

  • Drives business development activities that include strategy and opportunity development, positioning, teaming, and capture and proposal management

  • Leads project start-up in coordination with regional leadership and project team members as needed for successful client delivery

  • Within individual's area of responsibility, consistently identifies potential project problems or opportunities in a proactive manner, analyzes the issues using all appropriate resources, develops alternatives and arrives at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities

  • Defines branding and engagement strategy for regional resources, with coordinated input from other regional, and national AECOM teams

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS and 8+ years of relevant experience

  • Proven experience as a Project Manager or Deputy on multi-million-dollar disaster- or resiliency-related programs or projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Project, Program, or Construction Manager

  • Bilingual Spanish is a plus

  • International project and client engagement experience is a plus

  • 12+ years consulting experience

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Business Development

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 255009BR

Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Coral Gables, FL - Suite 900 , 2 Alhambra Plaza, US - Raleigh, NC - 5438 Wade Park Boulevard, Suite 200

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.