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Job Information

AECOM Senior Project Controls Manager - Major Pursuits in Chicago, Illinois

United States of America - , Atlanta

Job Summary

AECOM National Water Business Line is seeking a Senior Project Controls Manager for major water pursuits and capital program assignments in excess of $1 Billion in the United States. Location TBD.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Requires a demonstrated ability to effectively lead the Project Controls function on a large/complex program of capital works, including extensive experience in management processes for schedule, cost, document control, and reporting.

  • Understanding of best practice project procedures for Project Controls functions, including schedule management in MSProject and P6, cost control, change management, risk management, and document control.

  • Possesses proven knowledge of scope control and change management.Schedule:

  • Holds an expert understanding of schedule, critical path analysis, resource loading and leveling.

  • Oversees the setup and maintenance of accurate project and program schedules in both MS Project and P6.

  • Expert understanding of schedule resource loading and leveling at both project and program levels.

  • Knowledge of baseline schedule change management processes.


  • Familiarity with typical cost management software including Oracle.

  • Expert in WBS structure, setup and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of baseline program budget change management processes.

Document Control:

  • Familiar with typical document control software, including use of SharePoint as the document control system.

  • Knowledgeable in document control best practices.


  • Has the ability to review and analyze project and program data and oversee the production of accurate progress/performance reports.

  • Can communicate effectively orally and in writing

  • Track record of producing accurate and succinct monthly reports and responding to adhoc client reporting requests.

  • Well versed in PMIS dashboard reporting and producing the data required to sustain such reporting.

  • Substantial experience in working with and managing teams of people in a consulting environment to solve issues and problems.

  • Proven ability to establish and maintain constructive client relationships.

  • Experience working with third-party project management platforms such as Proliance, eBuilder, PMWeb, etc. and configuring these systems to business processes and procedures.

  • Understanding of the concepts of integrating different systems and applications into a Program Management Information System (PMIS)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction, business or related field, or demonstrated equivalent and related experience.

  • 15+ years of total experience with engineering, procurement and construction projects and operating industrial facilities.

  • 7+ years of experience leading a project controls function for a major program in excess of $1 Billion with cost, schedule and supervision of personnel responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in engineering, business or related field.

  • Experience in assurances (risk management, contracting, insurances, etc.) a plus.

  • Experience with both conventional and design-build contracting a plus.

  • PgMP certification

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 225269BR

Additional Locations US - Baltimore, MD - 3600 O'Donnell Street, US - Charlotte, NC - URS 6135 Park South Drive Suite 300, US - Chicago, IL - 1 S Wacker Dr, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Denver, CO - 717 17th St, US - Detroit, MI - 2550 Grand Blvd, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - New York, NY - 33 East 33rd St, US - Phoenix, AZ - 11 South Central Aveune, US - San Francisco, CA - 100 Pine Street, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue

Clearance Required No

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.


Take the next step. Our professional lives are constantly evolving as we build on experience and take on new challenges. Find the opportunities and flexibility to keep you satisfied for the long term.


Craft / Trade

What you specialize in sets you apart. Your trade or craft can take you anywhere, and when you join a company with operations in 150 countries, you have unlimited opportunity to grow and excel.


Military / Veteran

Expand your career. We’re looking for passionate people ready to make an impact with the training, experience and perspective gained through military service.


Early Careers / Graduates

Meet the career of your dreams. Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? We can help you turn knowledge gained through your education into limitless career potential.

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