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Job Information

AECOM Architectural Design Project Manager in Los Angeles, California

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an Aviation Architectural Design Manager for immediate employment. Candidate will be responsible for the management of all design-phase services for one or more aviation projects, in accordance with the written project/design documents and established policies and procedures.

Job Summary:

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

  • Perform airport programming and planning assignments in conjunction with airport terminal planners

  • Perform stakeholder engagement activities to obtain input for planning and programming airport terminal and associated facilities.

  • Prepare project definition manuals to memorialize planning and programming findings

  • Develop and conduct presentations, public speaking and prepare written communications through good writing skills

  • Provide oversight of project design consultant(s) and all design and submittal reviews

  • Coordinate project designs and design reviews with owner departments, stakeholders and applicable governing agencies

  • Collect and reconcile comments from internal design reviews and stakeholder input

  • Evaluate and provide recommendations to Lead Design Manager/Program Manager/Program Director for changes and/or modifications to the design consultant scope of services

  • Monitor project design cost and schedule control vs. project budget

  • Provide review and verify progress payments of design consultants

  • Perform reviews and develop recommendations in the proposed settlement of change orders, claims, and revisions to the design contract schedule and budget

  • Assist in the development of RFQs and RFPs, and provide support as requested during the procurement process

  • Close out the design review process and transition the project to the Construction Manager

  • Provide (or oversee the provision of) construction support/administration services, to include responding to all Requests for Information (RFIs), Submittals, shop drawings and other design-related inquiries

  • Report to the Program Manager/Program Director and be responsible for the successful delivery of the project design phase activities, design budget, compliance, scope definition, construction delivery support and field engineering from inception through closeout of all projects

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Licence in Engineering or Architecture.

  • 15 plus years of experience in managing aviation design projects

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to obtain a SIDA-cleared badge at Airports

  • Possess a valid Class C driver’s license, and be able to obtain certification to drive on Airport’s AOA movement area

  • Minimum ten (10) years of progressive US and International aviation design and construction experience at major (large & medium) hub airports

  • The candidate must have demonstrated experience in managing the design and implementation teams on large, complex aviation programs with at a minimum of one (1) program at a major-hub airport with a capital program of at least $500 million

  • Experience with and understanding of LEED certification requirements, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) rules and guidelines are preferred.

  • Experience with alternative project delivery methods (for example design-bid-build, design-build, and construction manager at risk)

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

  • Willing to travel for project assignments

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 Engineering

Business Line Global Aviation

Business Group Global Aviation

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 226398BR

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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