AECOM Project Manager (USAID / International Development) in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Business Line Water

Position Title Project Manager (USAID / International Development)

United States of America - Massachusetts


Job Summary

AECOM has an excellent career opportunity for a creative, highly talented Project Manager for immediate employment in our Chelmsford, MA location which serves as our home office to support USAID infrastructure programs.

This individual will be the day-to-day liaison with in-country Design Managers, Construction Managers, etc. and will be the link that manages and oversees the support provided by the home office team. In this position s/he will assist in the development of task order proposals, independently manage task budgets, schedules, and product quality, and support the in-country management team(s). The Project Manager will oversee assigned home office project staff on a variety of projects for all phases of work related to transportation, institutional type buildings, highways, and water and wastewater facilities.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Works with regional operations staff to identify and commit appropriate company resources to accomplish project goals

  • Controls overall home office project cost and scope, schedule, quality of work, and project controls

  • Makes decisions concerning approved expenditures to meet project budget

  • Mentors and develops staff, providing leadership and an environment which encourages teamwork, initiative and growth

  • Participates in building and maintaining a positive client relationship

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of science degree in civil or environmental engineering (or closely-related discipline), construction management, or related-degree; or a combination of equivalent experienc and education

  • 10+ years of project management experience in water/wastewater, civil, or environmental engineering, construction management, or closely related discipline

  • Previous experience working in international development (infrastructure)

  • Previous experience with USAID, USACE, MCC, USTDA, or related US Federal Agencies

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a project scope within an assigned budget

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license, Certified Construction Manager (CCM), or related licensure/registration

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Project Planner scheduling software

  • Ability to travel overseas at least 20% of the time

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in related field

  • 15+ years of experience in the design and construction of water and wastewater infrastructure

  • AutoCAD experience a plus

  • Familiarity with energy efficiency/sustainability a plus

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 Program and Project Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188171BR

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.