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AECOM Senior Project Manager, Water Design-Build in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

The Water Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, Water Design-Build Senior Project Manager. This position will be part of an exciting team employing the latest technologies to solve critical water supply, treatment, and infrastructure projects such as water and wastewater treatment plants, pump stations, and conveyance systems throughout the United States and Canada. This is an opportunity to work on some of our nation’s most pressing water infrastructure problems and contributing to AECOM’s success as an industry leader in engineering and construction.

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Project Manager will be charged with responsibility to actively direct the performance of ongoing water and wastewater projects as well as take a leadership role in the development and capture of upcoming design build pursuits.

  • It is desirable that the DB Senior Project Manager is capable of performing in both conceptual and detailed engineering and construction project management capacities.

  • ​As a DB Senior Project Manager the primary responsibilities will include managing the activities of a multi-discipline design through AECOM’s design centers, as well as overall project management for procurement, scheduling, VE or constructability reviews, 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 Design Build project management 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. Working knowledge of job accounting and reporting methods such as earned value and estimates to complete.

  • Team Oriented – This position requires the skill set to directly oversee and manage detailed engineering and construction teams working collaboratively together to deliver the project.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Sanitary, Environmental, chemical, or Mechanical Engineering plus 10 years of relevant experience in the water/wastewater sector

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years’ experience in delivering engineering and construction projects in the water/wastewater industry delivered using progressive design-build, lump sum design-build, or CMAR project delivery methods

  • 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

  • Travel to other offices/sites will be required

  • Experience managing D/B projects that are $30 Million or more

  • A DBIA certificate is preferred but not required

  • California P.E. license

Additional Information:

  • The selected candidate will be subjected to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Registration Screening (MVR).

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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 Program and Project Management

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 268273BR

Additional Locations US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive, US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd, US - Sacramento, CA - 2020 L St, US - San Diego, CA - 401 West A Street, US - San Francisco, CA - 150 California Street, US - San Jose , CA 95113 4 N. Second Street, Suite 675

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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