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AECOM Project Controls Sr Manager in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Project Controls Sr Manager for employment in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office to support nationwide infrastructure program.

The Amtrak ADA Stations Program (ADASP) is responsible for bringing Amtrak stations into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADASP implements design and construction of infrastructure improvements to provide accessibly to Amtrak’s intercity rail transportation system. This position will be part of a Joint Venture (AECOM & Jacobs) that is providing staff and services to Amtrak.

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

  • Work with project/program leadership and controls teams to develop integrated master schedule, master risk register and project budget baseline using standard tools

  • Collect ongoing performance data such as installed quantities, expended labor, and other progress measurement data

  • Track potential changes, ensuring estimates of cost and schedule changes

  • Develop reporting mechanisms, dashboards and presentations about project performance indicators and feed this data to ensure a cohesive picture of the program and/or portfolio

  • Develop the schedule’s work breakdown structure, activity coding, logic sequencing and resource definitions

  • Analyze critical path and constraints

  • Maintain confidentially of program and proprietary information

  • Contribute to the overall program development by participating in project discussions

  • Meet with project managers & department leaders weekly to discuss activity status

  • Track program deliverables in database, seek updates from project managers and review update logic

  • Prepare status reports for high level reporting to various stakeholders

  • Support the development of annual & five-year plans

  • Assist Joint Venture manager in hosting program and break-out 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 plus 10 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership, project controls experience in the construction industry

  • Demonstrated project controls, schedule skills (schedule management, schedule reporting) & financial skills (budget management, financial reporting)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM)

  • PMP, Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) or Certified Cost Professional (CCP)

  • Working knowledge of Oracle Primavera P6, Primavera Unifier and Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite

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. 260404BR

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.