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AECOM Program Resource & Staffing Manager - Energy in San Diego, California

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.


AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions. 

Job Description

AECOM has a position available for a Program Resource & Staffing Manager - Energy to support our Energy team’s large utility programs in Southern California.

This position will primarily support the SDG&E undergrounding program, an exciting and best-in-class program management opportunity utilizing innovative technical methods and collaborative partnerships to reduce wildfire risk to communities. The program is a multi-year, multi-billion dollar program with significant opportunity for growth and impact.

The successful candidate should be a dynamic, self-directed individual. The candidate with strong technical, organizational and communication skills to ensure projects meet communications objectives.

Responsibilities include, but may not limited to, the following:

  • Coordinate and support program leads in the areas of Performance Management,

  • Demonstrate and implement equity and inclusion practices within your team to make our workplace an environment of honesty, inclusion, and respect.

  • Oversee staff resource planning.

  • Regularly engage with clients, subcontractors, and other stakeholders, including DBEs.

  • Support client and subcontractor contract management.

  • Oversight of large and dynamic forecasting for project and staffing pipeline.

  • Oversight of budgeting process for staffing needs

  • Coordinate regularly with program team members in other program functional areas to foster the exchange of ideas and promote cross‐team collaboration

  • Educate staff on program resources and training

  • Establish and maintain reasonable standards of work, communication, and deliverable quality.

  • Support Program Onboarding at Client site

  • Developing Resource Plans

  • Measure and analyze the impact of resourcing on overall program performance metrics


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree and 4+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office products, including and especially Microsoft Excel

  • Experience planning and executing resourcing and staffing plans

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in human relations, marketing, management, communications, planning, or a related discipline is preferred

  • Demonstrated writing skills that include copyediting and familiarity with AP style highly preferred

  • Project management experience and demonstrated organizational skills desired

  • Proficiency with InDesign a plus

  • Experience in relevant areas such as utility programs, renewable energy, capital projects, decarbonization, and/or sustainability desired

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Offered rate of compensation in California only will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $92,869 - $132,339 .

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10080733

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid