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Job Information

AECOM Project Manager in Arlington, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Project Manager for our client in Northern Virginia area. This is not a remote position.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity 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 mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

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

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VICTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About DCSA—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

  • Provides overall management and administration of pre-design, design, and construction and commissioning services.

  • Confirms that appropriate project authorization and funding is in place before activities begin; prepares cash flow projections and monitors financial performance.

  • Assures that all necessary jurisdictional approvals (such as MDE, DNR, WSSC) are obtained and that all applicable codes and standards are met.

  • Diligently pursues the timely completion of any punch list and project closeout activities.

  • Provides overall project cost control, schedule management and quality assurance for projects from the design phase through project closeout.

  • Anticipates potential problems that may jeopardize project success and identifies alternative solutions.

  • Assures that projects adhere to approved scope, are completed within budget, on schedule and at the prescribed level of quality.

  • Maintains project records and produces various reports. Maintains critical project information in an automated project management system on a continuous basis.

  • Provides leadership to various individuals associated with each capital project.

  • Manages and/or coordinates activities of technical discipline team members, specialty consultants, construction inspectors, and project support staff.

  • Partners with planners during scope development, cost estimates and project scheduling and may assist maintenance and operation staff with warranty compliance. Works closely with client representatives on a day-to-day basis.

  • Administers the process of selecting design professionals, consultants and contractors to design and construct capital projects. This includes preparing scopes of work, soliciting for services, evaluating credentials and interviewing potential contractors, evaluating references, past performance, and negotiating fees and services.

Job Details

  • Will possess thorough knowledge of design and construction management practices, preferably vertical facilities in an education setting.

  • Ability to independently manage and coordinate multiple design and construction projects.

  • Ability to effectively communicate (in oral and written form) and to use a computer for email, correspondence, reports, spreadsheets and automated project management systems. Ability to create management reports.

  • Ability to coordinate work with customer departments, campus administration, designers, other project managers, government agencies, and other service and support agencies.

  • Ability to manage project finances, make and review estimates, negotiate contract change orders with A/E firms and contractors, and to develop and manage value-engineering efforts.

  • Ability to perform contractor and A/E evaluations.

  • Ability to review construction drawings and specifications for constructability.

  • Knowledge of national, state and local codes and regulations applicable to the design and construction of facilities.

  • Ability to function in a team oriented environment, taking on new tasks with enthusiasm and energy.

  • Responsible for the overall management administration to project and assists in establishing project specific objectives and policies.

  • Provides management and guidance to subordinate managers, enforces company and project policies, and a primary liaison between AECOM and client interface.

  • Oversees and ensures all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule through subordinate managers and supervisors.

  • Responsible for administering the project from budgeting/schedule stage through procurement and contract closeout.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management or related field + 8 yens of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must be a registered Professional Engineer n the Commonwealth of Virginia

  • Must possess a professional certification in Energy Management

  • Experience should also include managing A/E (design) consultant services, GC’s services, vendors and subconsultants as well as construction administration. Must have been in position that demonstrates independent decision-making.

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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. 253474BR

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.