AECOM Construction Manager (OCONUS – Middle East) in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

United States of America - Massachusetts, Chelmsford

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for a creative and highly motivated Construction Manager to be part of a team to support a large water/wastewater engineering services, tendering services, and construction management project in the Middle East. This team will provide the technical capacity to carry out engineering assessments, studies, designs, and construction management in the wastewater and environment sectors. This project will include several water and wastewater tasks. This position is contingent upon award of contract. The program has an expected duration of five years. This position is located in the Middle East.

This position will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

  • Establish and implement CM procedures for implementation across the entire program

  • Manage resident representatives (on site) and multi-disciplinary support teams (submittal reviews, RFI response, payment application processing, etc.)

  • Oversee staff monitoring project schedules

  • Coordinate local CM services teams and AECOM US-based CM support teams

  • Lead/participate in site progress meetings

  • Prepare periodic reports on construction progress, challenges, risk and risk mitigation issues, safety performance, etc. – for all contracts in construction management portfolio

  • Assist with capacity building for construction services staff as a key factor in the sustainability of the program

  • Provide technical support to local design teams during design stage – e.g., constructability reviews

  • Assist with training and mentoring of local staff

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in construction management (preferably with water/wastewater projects)

  • Registration as Professional Engineer (P.E) or equivalent registration

  • Experience with Primavera, MS Project or similar scheduling software

  • Experience with Prolog (or similar) construction management software

  • Previous experience working overseas to support U.S. government agency projects

  • Fluency in the English language

  • Strong and professional communication skills, both spoken and written

  • Ability to work and live overseas to support project

  • Ability to pass all necessary screening requirements, including successful background check, substance abuse test, and medical clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • U.S. citizenship strongly preferred

  • Previous experience living and working in the Middle East

  • Previous experience in support of USAID programs in the region

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188166BR

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.