Recruitment fraud warning: Click here for more information.

AECOM Careers. Work with us. Change the world. We believe infrastructure has the power to uplift communities and improve people's lives.

Job Information

AECOM Program Schedule Manager in Dallas, 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 seeking a Program Schedule Manager to be based in Dallas, TX. The position is open to remote work.


Under the general direction of the Deputy Director of Project Controls, the Program Schedule Manager works to manage the planning and scheduling on one of AECOM’s major infrastructure Program/projects.


  • Work with the program team in establishing and maintaining a program Master Schedule capturing all elements of program activities and active projects, including cost loading activities with the approved control budget.

  • Maintain the Work Breakdown Structure and Baseline Schedules that meet the needs of the program/project and are used by the project team.

  • Coordinate and update the Master Schedule with actual progress and forecast remaining durations, project milestones, and completion dates.

  • Conduct and co-ordinate reviews of Consultants, Contractors and Vendor schedules to ensure plans are realistic and achievable.

  • Incorporate inputs into Master Schedule.

  • Manage schedule risk analysis to forecast contingencies.

  • Manage and review schedule analysis narratives and reports including recommendations for corrective actions that are used by project teams to manage the work.

  • Apply practical field experience with planning and scheduling knowledge to identify challenges to the project schedule and suggest mitigation plans and prepare recovery schedules.

  • Develop and maintain meaningful relationships with departmental management and project team leads, and external stakeholders.

  • Develop, implement, and utilize standard and project-specific planning and scheduling procedures in accordance with the enterprise and project requirements and procedures.

  • Review and recommend contractor(s) and consultant(s) schedules and provide detailed analysis and comments on these schedules.

  • Carry out "what-if" schedule analysis for different options or to assess impacts of certain events.

  • Present schedule updates to Senior Management

  • Develop detailed construction schedules from preliminary and/or conceptual plans, develop and document basis of schedule development.

  • Identify and document associated schedule risks.

  • Provide recognizable and understandable work activities and sequences.

  • Meet required deadlines and deliverable dates.

  • Other duties as reasonably required



  • BA/BS + 12 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 4 years of leadership


  • 20 years of progressive experience with increasing responsibility.

  • Degree in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Engineering or equivalent.

  • Proficiency and knowledge of computer software applications including Primavera P6, TILOS, Acumen Fuse, Microsoft (MS) Office Suite.

  • Familiarity with rail and roadway transportation projects and disciplines

  • Extensive Scheduling and Project Controls experience.

  • Principles and practices of Construction Scheduling and Scheduling Software (P6).

  • Extensive program and project schedule development and management experience. Including setting up master integrated schedules, integrating multiple complex project schedules.

  • Knowledge of structures construction means, methods, staging, procurements, and disciplines. This includes rail and rail systems construction, rail and roadway tunnel construction, rail and roadway bridge construction, retaining wall systems and other systems and structures associated with the operation of a railway.

Additional Information

  • 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: J10079896

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management