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AECOM Contract Administrator II 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 – 47,000 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 actively seeking a Federal Contract Administrator with a primary focus of the position to work on General Services Administration (GSA) contracts. This position offers a flexible hybrid work arrangement to include a combination of office and remote schedule, with a preference to be based in one of the following locations: Chelmsford, MA; Austin, TX.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Due diligence in support of projects with new Federal Government Clients/JV's/Teaming arrangements, contract negotiation, contracts policy compliance, project audits.

  • This position will also serve as the primary project interface with the Federal Government Client's contracting official where so designated.

  • Must ensure adherence to the firm's signature authority policy, and facilitate approval of necessary and appropriate deviations.

  • Coordinate with Corporate Audit Group and support periodic internal project audits, outside project audits by clients, and federal and state agency audits.

  • The Contracts Administrator will respond to project/federal government client directives and requests involving financial information, contract compliance, cost proposals, project audit, project accounting, insurance, and other administrative issues.

  • Ability to manage and support multiple contract types (CPAF, CPFF, FFP, T&M, & others) and task orders concurrently and respond to project/client directives and requests

  • In conjunction with the Project Manager, develop the negotiation strategy and plan/lead, where appropriate, conduct contract negotiations with the Federal Government Client and Prime Contractors when in the Subcontractor position.

  • On Federal projects, will participate in strategic pricing planning and participate in technical proposal preparation in compliance with the RFP requirements and other firm policies and procedures.



  • Bachelor's Degree plus (2) years of Contracts Administration experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.


  • Two (2) years or more experience in Federal Contract Administration

  • Familiarity with Engineering projects and Federal programs

  • Participation in National Contract Management Association (NCMA), with interest in CFCM or CPCM certifications

  • Working knowledge of FAR, DFARS, other FAR supplements, as well as the Uniform Commercial Code with the ability to independently research regulatory issues, understand their application and consequences to our business

  • Working knowledge of SharePoint 2016+/O365 SharePoint Online, and Salesforce

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Team Player attitude, including acting as both as a formal and informal mentor to junior contracts managers on contracts and advocating for AECOM’s Federal Business Services (FBS) support when working with internal clients.

  • Outstanding communication, negotiation, and business management skills.

  • Self-starter with a “can-do” attitude that will thrive in a management structure where high standards of productivity, quality of work, and effectiveness are maintained

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • 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: J10080073

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: AME Support

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid