AECOM Construction Manager (USAID - Middle East) in Ramallah, Palestine

Business Line Water

Position Title Construction Manager (USAID - Middle East)

PAL - Palestinian Territory

Ramallah

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Deputy Construction Manager for immediate employment for on-site assignments on a large USAID-funded infrastructure program in the Middle East.

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

  • Reports to the Program Construction Manager and supports all aspects of construction supervision including managing AECOM local subcontractors, planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling activities for a wide range of ongoing and new multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects. Projects include a combination of roadway improvements, water infrastructure, and water treatment task orders. Additional projects will be added as upcoming designs are completed and tendered for construction.

  • Contribute to developing and implementing systems to ensure that construction contractors’ quality and safety standards meet requirements; assist in the periodic updating of program standards/procedures and training of project staff; participate in oversight of local program staff.

  • Be proactive in identifying any changes in scope, time, or budget in construction activities and reporting same to the Program Construction Manager

  • Participate in monitoring construction progress – including analysis and reporting on any anticipated delays that might impact the timeliness of the construction contractor’s performance.

  • Responsible for the timely communication of contract issues with the Program Construction Manager, the construction contractor, and the site team

  • Support the Program Construction Manager’s role as the primary liaison between the project, USAID, and other necessary government representatives for construction related issues

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in construction management on infrastructure projects

  • English language fluency, as well as excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving and leadership experience and the ability to work in cross-cultural situations with political, cultural and ethnic sensitivities and security environments similar to those found throughout the Middle East

  • Construction Safety Training (minimum OSHA 10 level or equivalent)

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience overseeing international construction project. Experience with task order programs a plus.

  • PE license or equivalent licensing from other countries, as applicable

  • Familiarity with Prolog Converge and/or similar document control systems

  • Familiarity with BOQ formats, FAR and FIDIC based Construction Contracts

  • Relevant certifications such as PMP, NACE, OSHA 40, etc. a plus

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Construction Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country PAL

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188174BR

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.