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AECOM Senior Project Manager in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Project Manager to lead projects for utility clients. The PM would manage execution, including project and construction management to individual projects, other support activities, and generally provide oversight and governance, including oversight of the engineering, design, and construction work.

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.

We are seeking an individual with:

  • Strong working knowledge of power grid, transmission and distribution industry (T&D) and electric utilities in California.

  • Strong working knowledge with design and construction of new and upgrade of existing transmission lines, substations, and distribution lines with voltage levels from 12kV to 500kV.

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, creative problem-solving, collaboration and leadership skills

  • Experience working with a diverse team of professionals including, but not limited to: project managers, construction managers, project controls professionals, estimating, public outreach, procurement professionals, environmental professionals, consultants, owners engineering, safety professionals, risk management etc.

  • Proven experience managing large, complex projects in multiple locations

  • Experience and recognition as a technical expert in their field

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate expectations and requirements with both clients and team members

  • An ability to apply acquired expertise and knowledge to solve business challenges and provide coaching to peers and team members

  • A track record of leveraging relationships to expand work with existing clients, identify new clients and recruit and retain in-house staff


AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS in Electrical or Civil Engineering or closely related field.

  • 10 Years of Relevant Experience, including management of infrastructure projects including electrical distribution and/or distributed energy resources

  • Demonstrated experience delivering complex projects and/or programs with high quality on schedule and within scope and budget

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15 Years of Relevant Experience

  • Project and client management experience including management of multiple projects of significant scope and complexity

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Master’s degree in technical or business discipline

  • Experience with regional and national utilities, independent system operators (ISOs) and regulatory agencies

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 Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 264015BR

Additional Locations US - Los Angeles, CA - 1800 Avenue of the Stars Suite 1425, US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive

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.