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AECOM Construction Project Manager in New York, New York

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Construction Project Manager to be based in New York, NY.

  • Under moderate supervision proactively manage large to medium scale, complex project and assists in establishing project specific objectives and policies.

  • Employee receives moderate to limited supervision working from objectives set by supervisor. Employee organizes and carries out most assignments in accordance with standard practices, instructions, or previous training. Employee handles some unusual situations independently.

  • Interacts with Superintendents and other stakeholders to address project questions/issues.

  • May be engaged in hiring subcontractors, monitoring change orders, regulatory compliance, financial reporting, negotiating solutions to major issues raised during construction that cannot be resolved on the job site at the Superintendent level, ordering removal of employees or dismissal of subs.

  • May work closely with BIM team and use modelling software.

  • Provides technical direction and guidance to subordinate managers, enforces company and project policies, provides assistance and reporting on all facets of the project to ensure all facets are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.

  • Manages daily activities of the contractor, reviews contractors’ construction schedules and submittals, and coordinates responses to the contractors’ inquiries thru the Requests for Information (RFI) and other related documents.

  • Monitor the construction work to ensure the contractors are performing installations per the design documents and local codes and regulations.

  • Receives, reviews, and negotiates Contractor Change Order Proposal(s) to achieve a fair & reasonable price in accordance with the General Conditions; reviews and addresses any and all Schedule impacts in accordance with the project specifications in a timely manner.

  • Reviews the process and monitors payments for the contractor, architects, engineers, and any other pertinent parties.

  • Monitors and manages project close-out with respect to project certification Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and project financial close out.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS plus 6 years of relevant eperience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Valid Driver’s License

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

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with preconstruction, bid packages, proposal writing and other construction documentation.

  • Previous experience communicating with clients, agencies, subcontractors or other interested parties.

  • Ability to create/update schedules as necessary using Primavera P6.

  • LEED, BIM, and DSA experience preferred.

  • CCM certification

  • Prior experience leading a large commercial, public agency, or educational construction project.

  • Certifications to include a Professional Engineers License and a certification from the Design Build Institute of American

  • Fluency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word)

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available

  • We are not offering sponsorship for this position.

Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $116,000 - $180,000.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10095186

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site