AECOM Senior Project Manager - Education and K-12 Programs in Dallas, Texas

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Senior Project Manager - Education and K-12 Programs

United States of America - Texas


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly talented and energetic Senior Project Manager for immediate employment in our Dallas, TX office who has significant experience with planning and managing pre-construction and construction work for vertical (facilities) projects or programs. This position requires the technical skills to effectively lead and manage plans, budgets and scope definition for multi-project engagements.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for the direction and management of assigned projects and contracts.

  • Establishes and builds professional relationships with Clients, other Consultants and Contractors.

  • Understands and develops construction execution plans, logistics and implementation strategies.

  • Oversees the construction phase execution and manages construction and inspection oversight Program Management (PgM) team employees.

  • Supports with the preparation and implementation of the Safety Management Plans, Construction Management Plans and Project Quality Plans in coordination with the assigned project team.

  • Manages the coordination, interface and interactions with internal disciplines and teams within AECOM and with 3rd parties in relation to Technical, Financial, Safety, Quality, and other elements of a project, to ensure successful execution of the Program Management scope of services.

  • Coordinate projects for on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations.

  • Responsible for all contract activities and performance metrics to meet construction project goals & objectives.

  • Responsible for compliance with corporate safety requirements.

  • Produces regular effective project reports to both Client and AECOM Program Management team leadership – weekly and monthly with program updates

  • Oversees Change Management and Risk Management on the project for construction phase

  • Supporting on the development of project specific plans, budgets, scope items and schedules

  • Represent AECOM with the Client during the project execution, developing briefings, leading negotiations for changes to the scope of work, developing collaboration strategies with consultants and contractors, managing procurement strategies and appointment of contractors. Responsible for following up on instructions & commitments associated with the project.

  • Takes an active, personal role in the establishment, implementation and management of project Quality, Safety and Risk Management Systems and Procedures.

  • Enforces the program requirements for all areas of the construction phase, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.

  • Supports the senior management team in the Procurement of other Consultants and Contractors either for the delivery of the works or on behalf of the Client.

  • Assists the senior management team in devising and executing actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or schedule delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work.

  • Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. Supports or develops recommendations and action plans to resolve issues affecting or likely to affect the successful execution of the works..

  • Establishes regular meeting to review package status, formulate action items and follows up on close out.

  • Works proactively, constructively and fairly with all parties to ensure the successful execution of the project

  • Coordinates all close-out, punch-list and move-in activities with the project stakeholders

  • Supports the Program Management team through the post-construction phase

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, and/or engineering

  • 10+ years of experience with progressively increasing responsibilities related to construction management and/or program management

  • Project management, construction management, project controls (cost and schedule), knowledge of web based collaboration PMIS or similar platform

  • Experience with communications and presentations, public outreach activities, and public speaking.

  • Multi-project management and execution experience is required

  • Experience with CMAR delivery methodologies

  • Higher education project experience a must

  • Construction field experience

  • Design management phase experience with strong value engineering process understanding

  • Strong negotiation and time management skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Candidate must have and maintain a valid Texas driver’s license

  • Relocation benefits are not offered with this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • Program Management experience considered a plus

  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) or Project Management Professional (PMP), or advance degrees 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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

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. 187052BR

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.