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AECOM Project Controls Engineer II in New York City, New York

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Project Controls Engineer II for immediate employment in the New York, New York office.

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

  • Works with the company financial and cornerstone systems and processes

  • Applies financial terminology, measures, financial data analysis concepts and principles in assignments

  • Recognizes processes/project actions that may lead to project financial impact

  • Develops and maintains WBS for small projects

  • Assists in the use of drawings and specifications in the establishment of project baseline data

  • Begins basic analysis of cost and schedule variances

  • Develops knowledge of accounting principles

  • Assists in assembling data for trending and forecasting

  • Understands progress/performance data and associated concepts and principles

  • Participates in the collection of progress data and review of performance trends

  • Familiar with earned value, scope control and change management concepts, principles and methodologies

  • Collects data and produces an initial analysis on manpower, labor hour, and labor cost requirements versus budget limitations

  • Collects and analyzes data for tracking actual cost to funding limitations

  • Provides support to tracking purchase order and subcontract commitments and expenditures

  • Familiar with the concepts and principles of project revenue and cost

  • Exposure to basic scheduling and cost baseline fundamentals, concepts and principles

  • Introduced to performance management and cost/schedule integration concepts and principles

  • Develops knowledge of scope control and change management

  • Supports project reporting process as required

  • May participate in project cost review meetings

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.


As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all of our communities into the future safely and reliably.

We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field

  • Transportation construction experience

  • Experience using Oracle Primavera P6 to prepare and review design and construction schedules

  • Experience analyzing construction schedules and preparation of schedule analysis reports

  • MS Project experience

  • Experience reading engineering and construction documents and plans Additional Information:

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved accommodation must be received in order to enter an AECOM or worksite location in New York City, NY.

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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267672BR

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.