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AECOM Aviation Project Manager in Orange, California

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Aviation Project Manager for immediate employment for the Orange, CA office.

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 – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

  • Performing a wide array of aviation-related civil design, planning, construction support, and client management services for General Aviation and Commercial Air Service Airports

  • Plan, direct, and monitor all aspects of small and large multi-discipline projects involving the design of airport engineering projects including runways, taxiways, aprons, vehicle service roads, airfield lighting and signage installation, navigational aids, drainage improvements, utility relocation and protection, and pavement rehabilitation.

  • Mentor and develop staff, provide leadership and an environment that encourages teamwork, initiative and growth.

  • Guide project teams on complex technical issues.

  • Supervision, coordination, and production of several projects concurrently.

  • Builds and maintains positive client relationships.

  • Involved in marketing/business development including the ability to market and win work.

  • Develop strategy, prepare proposals, negotiate contracts, and execute projects.

  • Coordinate staffing plan and workload through the entire project development duration while meeting project schedules and budgets.

  • Control overall project cost and scope, schedule, and quality of work.

  • Implement project QA/QC and work with Finance & Accounting, Controller, Department Manager, or Managing Principles for project reviews.

  • Preparation of engineering design reports, project definition documents, construction plans, and contract documents / technical specifications

  • Significant design and construction oversight for multiple general aviation clients

  • Collaborating and/or coordinating design teams consisting of multi-discipline design engineers and technicians.

  • Coordination with clients, funding agencies, FAA and local permit agencies.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing $5MM contract value projects.

  • Bachelors of Science - Civil Engineering plus 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Experience in preparation of Project Reports, Feasibility Studies, and PS&Es for Aviation projects.

  • A proven track record of marketing/selling services to Aviation clients

  • Professional Engineer License in CA

  • Minimum of 8 years experience including 8 years of project management in the aviation market sector.

  • Available to travel to clients and projects in Southern California Nevada and other states within the region.

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. 270148BR

Additional Locations US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave

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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