AECOM Deputy Design Manager (USAID – Middle East) in Ramallah, Palestine
Business Line Water
Position Title Deputy Design Manager (USAID – Middle East)
PAL - Palestinian Territory
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Deputy Design Manager to be part of a team to support a large infrastructure engineering services contract. This team will provide the technical capacity to carry out engineering assessments, studies and designs. The Deputy Design Manager’s focus will include multiple road and public building tasks. The program has an expected duration of four years. This position is located in the Middle East.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Supervises a group of personnel assigned to a discipline design department or project discipline design group. Manages the group’s workload, distributing work assignments to most effectively utilize staff and meet department and/or project established schedules and budgets
Oversees the efforts of outside subconsultants
Always exercises sound judgment in assessing problem situations or complex issues
Informs the Principal Engineer or Supervising Discipline Engineer when problems arise and of outstanding personnel issues, manpower changes, schedules and unusual aspects of the work
Reviews completed work to ensure accuracy and compliance with codes and design data
Coordinates the efforts of the group with other discipline groups in an office or on the same project, and where necessary, establishes a sign-off program for all outgoing drawings
Leads the development of manpower, man-hour, and labor cost requirements for design staff to satisfy project requirements and can monitor the effect of these on the budget
Understands the proposal process and can lead the preparation and review of proposals, as required. Able to support Independent Review of design effort for department
Oversees and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel
Trains and mentors other team members
Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline or related field or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience
8+ years of experience with at least 5 years in a supervisory capacity
Experience with a range of infrastructure project with a focus on water/wastewater and roads projects
Previous experience with USAID, USACE, or related US Federal Agencies
Professional Engineer (PE) license
Fully understands and utilizes the capabilities, applications, and operations of computer software associated with design assignments and provides direction and guidance to others
Continually upgrades technical knowledge and capabilities, and pursues additional coursework and training
Complies with the company’s safety awareness program, office and/or field safety policies
Advanced knowledge of discipline’s materials costs and cost analysis and forecasting methods
Advanced knowledge of the project change control process and trains others regarding the rationale, requirements, and importance of identifying potential changes
Advanced knowledge of the discipline’s equipment and material lists and instructs others in their use and requirements
Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required
Master’s degree in related field
14+ years of experience in the design of infrastructure a plus
Familiarity with energy efficiency/sustainability/climate change adaptation 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.
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Job Category Engineering - Engineering Design
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 188172BR
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.