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AECOM 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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Contract Manager to be based in the Austin/Taylor, TX area .

The job responsibilities include:

  • Applying knowledge of AIA contracts

  • Overseeing contract review for identifying potential risks to the client, the program, and AECOM

  • Subsequently, overseeing and creating any contract term modifications and conditions to mitigate such risks

  • Negotiate with subcontractors on contractual issues

  • Drafting contractual letters (notice of delay; notice of a claim; demand letter; back charge letter)

  • Collecting evidence, taking into account potential claims or litigation

  • Conducting site interviews proactively for fact-finding in the event of a claim.

  • Utilizing interpersonal skills to conduct investigations for data pertaining to potential claims.

  • Able to interact with all team project site members to include engineers, superintendents, and any other stakeholders.

  • Writing opinion reports for contractual entitlement

  • Responding to claims (cost/extension of time) submitted by subcontractors



  • Bachelors degree plus 8 (eight) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must be able to pass client required background screenings including drug screen

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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: J10072635

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West