AECOM Project Manager in Arlington, Virginia
The Urban + Planning group of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Manager for immediate employment in the Arlington, VA office. The project manager will lead or serve on multi-disciplinary planning projects for mainly military installations and federal agencies. As the lead of the project team, the project manager will develop creative and innovative solutions to address the Federal Government’s issues. The project manager will:
Be responsible for all project tasks included in the task order including schedule, data collection and analysis, workshop preparation, meeting facilitation, concept development, report writing and layout, graphics development, etc.
Coordinate project resources and staffing and task management
Manage client’s communications, expectations, and requests
Communicate effectively with the project team and provide clear guidance
Ensure quality of reports and documents developed meets guidelines
Mentor staff to assist in their professional growth
Assist with the preparation of proposals for planning projects
Contribute to client relationships and business development efforts
Introduce innovative ideas or processes to streamline project efforts
Leads, develops, and directs the growth of the studio team
Develops and evaluates plans and criteria for a variety of projects and activities to be carried out by others.
Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed planning products.
Usually performs as a staff advisor and consultant as to a technical specialty, a type of facility, industry, equipment, or program function.
Monitors and ensures compliance with local, state, and federal laws.
Oversees specialized planning functions, such as large-scale new development proposals and environmental studies.
Provides overall management of IE-related planning issues.
Advises the Planning Director on all planning-related matters.
Advises various councils, boards, commissions, and elected officials in planning related issues
Evaluates operations and activities of assigned responsibilities.
Prepares reports on operations and activities, recommending improvements and modifications.
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BA/BS plus six (6) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Must be a U.S. citizen
Must have project management skills and experience managing a project team
Professional public speaking, presentation, and facilitation skills
Professional writing, research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
Professional experience managing, and working within project and assignment
Experience with MS Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite required
AICP certification required
Master’s degree in urban and regional planning or related field is highly preferred
LEED certification preferred
Proficiency with ArcGIS, AutoCAD, and Sketchup Pro is a plus
Knowledge of military planning or military experience is a plus, but not required
Be a strong technical leader and collaborator
Excellent communication skills with clients and project teams
Positive outlook and can-do attitude approach to projects and teamwork
Excellent time management skills and ability to balance priorities
Efficient and organized project manager with an attention for detail
Ability to work independently as well as lead multi-disciplinary teams
Flexible to adapt to evolving project requirements and client requests
Team building and office management experience preferred
- Both domestic and international travel is expected for this position
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.
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 Planning
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. 269571BR
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.