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AECOM Project Manager - Architecture/Engineering in Roanoke, Virginia

Job Summary

AECOM is hiring a Project Manager - Architecture/Engineering for our Roanoke, VA office.

The PM will be responsible for the day-to-day project and client management for multi- discipline architectural and engineering design services for buildings and facilities projects and teams from the initial planning through construction phase. The portfolio of work includes a wide variety of project sizes with a focus on Department of Defense and/or healthcare work.

Candidates must be willing to travel to client sites globally to support assigned projects. Travel estimated at 15-20%, but will vary based upon project requirements.

Duties include:

  • Working with the project Principal-in-Charge throughout all phases of the project to obtain client satisfaction and financial project performance

  • In conjunction with the Principal-in-Charge, successfully develop strategy, prepares proposals, negotiate contracts, and execute project(s)

  • Communicate with clients and project teams which will include public agencies

  • Development and management of project schedules and budgets

  • Quality assurance

  • May include management of teams across business lines, in remote locations and/or management of subcontractors

  • Business development and marketing support for proposals and presentations

  • Facilitate team communication, coordination and collaboration to support assigned projects

  • Collaborator and mentor less experienced employees

  • Manages portfolio of clients with multiple projects

  • Responsible for delivering revenues assigned from specific clients as a result of repeat business caused by flawless execution of projects

  • Consistently delivers profit margins planned

  • Consistently completes project without write-downs or multiplier erosion

  • Typically manages projects involving RTF (Risk Triggering Factors)

  • Manages more complex clients and projects

  • Has decision-making authority and directs other Project Managers in recognizing risk and uncertainty with plans to mitigate and eliminate such

  • Directs staff to operate and minimize exposure to claims

  • Supervises and directs Project Managers with multiple projects or program of projects.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

DCSA—Buildings + Places

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Engineering discipline plus 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Project management experience managing multi-discipline architectural engineering building and facilities design projects or demonstrated equivalency of experience/education

  • Licensed Professional Engineer or Architect

  • U.S. Citizenship is required for this position

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8 or more years’ experience within an architectural/engineering profession

  • Management of U.S. Department of Defense projects preferred

  • LEED Accreditation is a plus

  • PMP Certification is a plus

  • Security Clearance is a plus

  • Experience in design-build and other alternate delivery methods

  • Excellent strategic, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Other Information: Sponsorship is not available for this position

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 B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265822BR

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.