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Job Information

AECOM Senior Project Manager, Water Design-build in Denver, Colorado

United States of America - California, Sacramento

Job Summary

The Water Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented senior level Water Design Build Project Manager for immediate employment. This position will report to our Water Group in Sacramento, CA (with dotted line to the Chelmsford, MA Design Build group) and will be physically located within 1 hour of Sacramento, California.

The Project Manager will be charged with responsibility to direct the performance of an active Progressive Design Build Wastewater Project with the following responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary interface between AECOM, our contractor partners, and the Client;

  • If applicable, designate a lead Party for any task;

  • Ensure the appropriate staffing of the Project

  • Submit Change Orders to the Client;

  • Prepare monthly progress reports

  • Oversee the progress of the construction Work

  • Work with project controls personnel to update and maintain Project schedules

  • Consult and confer with the Engineering Manager and the Construction Manager

It is desirable that the DB Project Manager has familiarity with job cost reporting, and budget control activities through the life of the project, including EAC analysis during on-site construction as prime contracting entity. Those Project managers with either Alternative Delivery project management experience or Construction Management (at-risk) or prime contracting experience will be considered, especially those with water/wastewater industry experience or those with experience in industrial (process) oriented construction fields.

Fiscal Experience – Proven project management skills to delivery projects at or under budget and on schedule

Team Oriented – This position requires the skill set to facilitate the entire team working collaboratively together to deliver the project.

Schedule – Ability to schedule and manage complex delivery teams.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or Civil/Environmental/Sanitary/Chemical Engineering Contracting license and or P.E. registration.

  • Experience in working with local and state regulatory agencies

  • Experience in managing construction subcontractors

  • 12+ years’ experience in delivering construction projects at risk in the water/wastewater industry or those projects delivered at-risk as a general contractor.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering

  • 20+ years of progressive experience within the municipal water industry

  • Ability to broad scan other water related end markets and to assist in strategy development

  • Agile response to fast paced, complex work environment and organizational change

  • Good understanding of project delivery and ability to facilitate technical discussions when needed.

  • Proven project management experience with ability to manage a diverse team.

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate, influence and manage risk.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

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 Management

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234666BR

Additional Locations US - Denver, CO - 1400 16Th St, US - Las Vegas, NV - 13975 Grand Valley Parkway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 1999 Avenue of the Stars, US - Oakland, CA - 1333 Broadway, US - Phoenix, AZ - 11 South Central Aveune, US - Salt Lake City, UT - 756 East Winchester Street, US - San Diego, CA - 2417 McCain Road, US - San Francisco, CA - 100 Pine Street

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.


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