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AECOM Senior Project Manager - Federal Projects in Anchorage, Alaska

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to be based in Seattle/Tacoma, WA, Anchorage, AK, or Sacramento, CA.

The AECOM is the ENR-ranked #1 General Buildings firm, and our Buildings + Places Team is a multi-disciplinary group consisting of professionals across all building-related disciplines, including Architecture, MEP, Structural, Civil, Change Management, and Landscape architecture to name a few.

As a leader, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for mentoring and guiding the federal design team to success. In addition to helping lead design development and review, the Senior Project Manager will also be responsible client communication, consultant coordination, and contract administration. Projects will focus on the federal sector.

The successful candidate must be a licensed Architect or Engineer with strong, hands-on technical knowledge as well as proven experience leading a team through all phases of a project. The ideal Candidate will have experience managing federal design projects and competence across federal design criteria, including UFC’s, ETL’s, AFMAN’s, and AFI’s.

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

  • Working with interdisciplinary technical leads in coordinated successful execution of projects in design and construction

  • Maintain, develop and coordinate all aspects of the A/E practice on federal project

  • Prepare creative, functional and innovative designs for clients

  • Lead and manage a design team to produce fully coordinated set of working drawings and project specifications

  • Supervise and mentor within a team environment. Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced architects, designers and technical staff; provide direction to help others meet objectives

  • Write and coordinate winning proposals, attract new clients and retain current clients as required

  • Manage financial and cost control aspects of building projects

  • Meet with clients to discuss potential new work and/or review project requirements

  • Collaborate with management on preparation of project proposals; oversee design development proposals and feasibility studies

  • Communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organization

  • Preparation of design and contract documents, document checking, conduct construction review and contract administration throughout the duration of a project

  • Communicate with construction team to provide information and solve problems

  • Coordinating internal resources and third parties/subcontractors for the execution of projects

  • Assisting in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility.



  • BA/BS Architecture or Engineering + 8 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Licensed Architect or Engineer

  • Citizenship is required for this role


  • More than 10 years of experience, including experience with federal programs and managing projects and people

  • Direct experience managing projects for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)

  • Federal government portfolio (DOD, VA, GSA, etc.)

  • Experience with (UFC’s, ETL’s, AFMAN’s, and AFI’s.)

  • Additional credentialing such as PMP, DBIA, and/or LEEP AP

  • Experience in developing scope, fee, and terms for proposals and change orders for interdisciplinary teams related to building design and engineering.

  • Experience in implementing design quality assurance and quality control activities

  • Experience managing design teams through design-build project execution

  • Ability to interact regularly and professionally with senior management and technical staff in other offices on business development and project execution issues

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities

  • Proven organizational skills with a proven track record in client satisfaction while meeting deliverables and deadline requirements

  • Internally driven, self-starter, team orientated

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this opportunity

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $130,000.00 - $190,000.00.


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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

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

ReqID: J10108945

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid