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Job Information

AECOM PgMO Design Manager in Arlington, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking PgMO Design Manager to be based in Arlington, VA.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunities for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development megaproject, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy, and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS—Program and Project Management

As an industry leader in program and construction management, we partner with clients to support projects from concept to completion. From education, healthcare, transportation, and water facilities to sports, leisure, cultural arts, and other public gathering venues, we deliver on the promise of protecting our clients’ interests as our own and building partnerships with the communities we serve.

Job Description:

  • Strong knowledge of design industry practices, current digital tools utilized for planning and design, the technical aspects of commercial and/or government new construction, and renovation and current building and construction standards and codes.

  • Experience collaborating with peers and agencies or clients to develop procurement acquisition strategies and a range of Request for Proposal (RFP) types.

  • Experience collaborating with peers and agencies or clients to develop, implement, track adherence to, and report program design standards, program scopes, program budgets, and program schedules.

  • Experience formulating and establishing standard design policies, processes, and procedures.

  • Experience working with professional teams and agencies to develop strategic plans, campus master plans, facility master plans, master facility plans, or other master plan documents for implementation.

  • Experience operating successfully within an integrated team environment, having the ability to engage peers, master planners, architects, engineers, general construction contractors, other construction vendors, and all levels of client management structure (possessing varying levels of design knowledge) to enforce adherence to contract requirements, building and construction standards and codes, design standards, and agency-standard planning and design processes and procedures.

  • The ability and experience to interact with all levels of client management structure, express ideas clearly, and solve complex problems related to master planning, facility planning, and management, and design and construction of commercial and government buildings.

  • The ability to assemble and analyze data to develop clear arguments key to making planning and design-related decisions or solving planning and design-related problems and expressing those arguments, in writing and presentation format, clearly and persuasively.

  • All computer skills and functional knowledge of computer programs necessary to assemble presentations that clearly and efficiently communicate program master plans, design status and health of the program planning and design scope, schedule and budget upon request and with short notice.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 8 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • PMP professional credential.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in planning, design, or engineering-related field or at least fifteen (15) years of experience and professional credentials in the commercial or government building industry.

  • Ten (10) plus years of experience in a program-level role on an integrated team overseeing or managing commercial and/or government new construction and renovation design programs (preferably courts and court-related programs) with multiple buildings over multiple locations, varying in scale and complexity with at least five (5) years of that experience working in programs with budgets exceeding $50,000,000.

  • AICP, PgMP, LEED Green Associate or LEED AP, BD+C professional credentials.

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250109BR

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.