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AECOM Assistant Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Company Description

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development, and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide.

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Job Description

AECOM has an excellent career opportunity for a creative, highly talented Assistant Project Manager for immediate employment in our Boston, MA location which serves as our home office to support programs throughout the US and internationally.

In this position s/he will assist in the development of task order proposals; support the management team in tracking task budgets, monitoring activity schedules, and implementing product quality standards; and otherwise support the Project and Program Managers. The Assistant Project Manager will assist in the management of technical and administrative staff on a wide variety of complex projects worldwide.

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

  • In partnership with the Project Director and/or Project Manager, you will lead assist in leading the project team (Architects & Engineers), or multiple teams in the delivery of a wide range of projects

  • Ensuring project completion within budget, schedule and in conformance with specifications

  • Reviewing contracts and sub-contracts and assisting to manage subcontractors

  • Monitoring project financials and reporting to the Project Manager

  • Assist in leading calls with project team and preparing meeting minutes

  • Developing and maintaining design schedules for approval

  • Resolving client review comments with the project team

  • Assist in preparing project design review presentation.

  • Maintain action items and request for information to the client

  • Resolving field-initiated questions with the technical design team

  • Coordinating and directing activities among the design groups

  • Participating and attending design review meetings and recording meeting minutes and tracking action items

  • Coordinating the development of project deliverables with the design team

  • Participating in building and maintaining a positive client relationship

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering

  • 6+ years of experience in architecture, engineering, or the field of construction management

  • Experience in developing design reports, drawings, and specifications

  • Experience in managing subcontractors

  • Experience in services during construction, including answering RFI’s and reviewing submittals

  • Professional registration license, (or ability to obtain with one year)

  • Due to the nature of this work, US Citizenship is required

  • Ability to Travel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with DoD projects

  • Skilled in oral and written communication

  • Professional Bachelor’s degree in Architecture (BArch) or Bachelor of Science in Architecture + Master’s degree in Architecture with 10+ years of relevant experience in design management and resolving issues or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Proficient in MS Suite, SharePoint (or similar collaboration tools) and remote communications applications such as Teams, Zoom, etc.

  • Experience negotiating project scope, fees, managing project financial performance, and ensuring fiscal responsibility for projects through the design process.

  • Revit and BIM experience as well as experience in Photoshop, Microsoft Office.

  • Support projects within the last 8 years through all phases of design and construction.

  • Ability to be client facing and lead client discussions.

  • Security Clearance (or ability to obtain) preferred

Additional Information

This position does not offer sponsorship.

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $117,000.00 - $135,000.00.


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: J10098144

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site