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AECOM Design Manager in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

  • Manages, develops, and coordinates the District’s design process for all A&E and Consulting Services to ensure that plans are within functional program, budgetary, environmental and legal requirements.

  • Manages the design phase of multiple projects, including engineering repair and critical repair, through interaction with Architects, consultants, and District personnel to ensure timely completion of these projects.

  • Oversees the building design process to ensure compliance with District standards and guidelines for the District by working with design professionals and various District administrators to ensure that new and modernized structures meet both educational and building standards requirements.

  • Establishes and follows a process to identify and select the architectural firm best suited for each project based on the firms qualifications and ability to meet performance standards.

  • Provides Architects with clear and consistent direction with regard to goals and objectives, standards, site, schedule, and budget for each project.

  • Establishes and follows an effective and efficient design review process to ensure that the design meets the overall goals and objectives for each project.

  • Provides maximum value for dollars budgeted and are appropriate and enduring to meet the functional needs of the District, the local community, and the environment.

  • Reviews design changes to ensure project remains within budget.

  • Monitors project planning and design status to report findings, recommendations, and updates.

  • Performs others duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering plus eight (8) years of experience managing the facilities design, or the planning and coordination of capital projects that included the overall design, contract administration, cost estimating, and scheduling activities or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Previous experience must include the design, planning and construction of educational facilities or similar public agencies.

  • Must be able to successfully pass client required background check to include Motor Vehicle Records (MVR).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum ten (10) years full time paid professional experience managing the facilities design, or the planning and coordination of capital projects that included the overall design, contract administration, cost estimating, and scheduling activities.

  • Five (5) years of experience must be with the design, planning and construction of educational facilities or similar public agencies.

  • Previous experience coordinating with the Division of State Architects (DSA).

  • Registered Architect or Professional Engineer in the State of California.

What We Offer

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line PPM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271418BR

Virtual: 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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