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AECOM Sr. Project Manager in San Diego, California

Job Summary

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Enterprise Capabilities is a service-led organization within AECOM, enabling access to a global talent pool. With offices in India, China, Spain, Poland, Romania, South Africa and the Philippines, our teams of technical professionals provide around the clock project support assisting AECOM teams around the world to deliver faster, smarter and better. Enterprise Capabilities supports AECOM’s ability to work as one global team by standardizing design processes, deploying collaboration technologies, and utilizing a connected network of technical expertise. By joining Enterprise Capabilities, you will have the unique opportunity to work on AECOM’s monumental projects located around the world, contributing to our purpose of delivering a better world.

AECOM is seeking an Engineer, Geologist, or Scientist for employment reporting either locally or remotely into our AECOM San Diego, CA office or Remote. This position would support the Environmental business line, primarily working on Department of Defense (DoD) projects.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with federal leaders, program managers, project managers, and subject matter experts (SMEs) on DoD projects

  • Manages and/or provides technical leadership on DoD projects and federal facilities

  • Manages and/or supports project invoicing and cash flow management

  • Manages and directs professional and technical staff to complete complex environmental projects

  • Leads teams by utilizing advanced scientific principles, theories, and practices

  • Utilizes existing technologies and past experience to develop technical solutions to complex problems

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Analyzes financial statements and completes budget tracking

  • Performs work with minimal direction with periodic reporting to area manager

  • Oversees the preparation of work plans and organizes project studies

  • Performs complex assignments often requiring the development of unique solutions to problems with the support of the project team

  • Supervises junior and mid-level staff during all phases of project work

  • Conducts reviews and provides staff feedback for continued improvement

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License

  • Must be able to pass a background check

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional License (PE, PG)

  • 10+ years’ experience in environmental investigation and remediation (soil, water, sediment, PFAS, munitions) project management

  • Master’s degree in Geology, Environmental, Civil, or Chemical Engineering, or related degree

  • Experience with regulatory and stakeholder negotiations

  • Experience successfully managing environmental projects for Federal clients (USACE, AFCEC, Navy)

  • Thorough working knowledge of CERCLA

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and communication, both verbal and written skills

  • Experience in team management and scheduling of staff and resources to ensure on time and on budget project delivery

  • Superior communication, writing, editing, and reporting skills for a wide variety of audiences

  • Experience preparing proposals, cost estimates, schedules, and change orders

  • Interest in business development

  • Have led teams of professionals in executing Site Investigations, Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, Risk Assessment, and Treatability Studies in support of Federal environmental projects

  • Occasional overnight travel required

Additional Information

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

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 Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 274127BR

Virtual: Yes

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.

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