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AECOM Assistant Contract Manager in Austin, Texas

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Assistant Contract Manager to be based in Austin, TX .

The Assistant Contract Manager responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate & facilitate negotiations with civil, mechanical & electrical engineering teams and construction contractors

  • Prepare & draft official legal letters regarding matters such as construction safety notices, delay notices, claims, warning letters, compliance etc.

  • Draft, evaluate and check for compliance with construction contracts usually done on an AIA template

  • Draft, evaluate and check for compliance purchase order agreements with construction fabricators

  • Conduct legal research and prepare internal research memorandums

  • Document control & evidence collection


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree plus 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Must be able to pass client background checks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 4 years of relevant experience

  • Master’s Degree in: Construction, Commercial Real Estate, Business Administration, Contract Management, Master of Law or equivalent preferred

  • 5 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate, Insurance Claims or Construction

  • 2-5 years of prior experience with commercial real estate contracts especially in roles such as construction, development and acquisitions

  • 1+ year of litigation experience, especially familiarity with the discovery process & evidence preservation

  • Texas specific legal experience

  • Prior experience working within a large organization and project size

  • Holds any of the following professional certifications: Six Sigma Certified, Project Management Certified, Paralegal Certificate

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a highly diverse multi-lingual environment

  • Ability to adapt & learn quickly as this is not a design build project but rather one with continuously changing designs

  • Strong understanding of commercial, financial, construction and real estate contract terms & conditions

  • Ability to quickly analyze extremely dense contracts often averaging over 100 pages

  • Ability to managing many competing tasks and to quickly triage by priority with minimal external input

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10088708

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site