AECOM Vice President in New York, New York

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Vice President

United States of America - New York

New York

Job Summary


Provides overall administrative and technical direction for one large complex project or multiple medium size projects through subordinate mangers. Performs all functions and responsibilities in partnership with the company’s culture, corporate vision, ethics and code of conduct.

Essential Responsibilities/Functions

  • Administer and supervise construction activities associated with one or more construction projects.

  • Maintain good business relations with the owner and architect.

  • Assume a pro-active role in the bidding and negotiations for the project.

  • Authorized to make commitments to the client, architect, and subcontractors as appropriate to the successful completion of the project in conformity with company policy and management direction.

  • Make decisions independently on subcontracting issues and methods.

  • Qualify subcontractors and vendors for the construction project and upon selection, prepare sub contracts and/or purchase orders.

  • Ensure that all subcontracts and purchase orders are executed in a timely fashion.

  • Negotiate and price all owner change orders and execute in a timely fashion.

  • Direct preparation of a project schedule and continually review to make sure the project schedule is adhered to or modified as necessary.

  • Provide advice, guidance, mentoring and direction to subordinate project managers toward achievement of their personal development goals.

  • Responsible for continuously expanding and updating professional knowledge and honing skills and competencies to enhance individual innovation and productivity.

  • Interface with other company departments as necessary which may include schedules, budget changes, material and equipment expenditures, estimating, payroll, and personnel matters.

We become greater by sharing in and embracing the richness of our differences. Each of us brings new perspectives, experiences, skills, abilities and knowledge to our everyday tasks. Although we may be different in race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status, we believe the presence of these differences to be representative of a strong and positive team.

At no time do we consider these differences in any employment opportunity or condition, and all candidates that are qualified for any opportunity which we have currently available are encouraged and welcomed to apply through our established application processes without concern regarding their differences. Our organization embraces and welcomes diversity, is a drug-free environment and actively participates in E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities, Females, Disabled and Veterans

Minimum Requirements

  • Four year engineering or business degree or equivalent combination in technical training and experience. Minimum 7 years' leadership experience in large-scale construction management.

  • A thorough knowledge of company’s contracting, finance, purchasing, engineering and controls procedures, as well as advanced knowledge of equipment and construction techniques required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential.

  • Capable of successfully solving difficult contract and related technical problems requiring excellent judgment.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with large-scale construction projects desired


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Construction Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 179525BR

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.