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AECOM Project Manager – Federal Programs in Boston, Massachusetts

United States of America - Massachusetts, Boston

Job Summary

AECOM has an excellent career opportunity for a creative, highly talented Project Manager for immediate employment in our Boston, MA location which serves as our home office to support national defense-related programs throughout the US and internationally. In this role the successful candidate will apply their experience towards supporting the US Army Corps of Engineers for Government Missile Defense Agency Programs and other high-profile clients. We help shape the world around us — from complex building designs such as radar and tactical support facilities, administrative, operation and maintenance facilities to large campus style projects.

The candidate will manage project(s) with up to $15M contract value and $5M annual gross revenue. Manage and lead all technical, financial, and client satisfaction areas using consistent processes and tools. May include management of small to large teams across business lines, in remote locations and/or management of subcontractors. The project manager will act as the primary point of contact with the client and with full responsibility for project delivery.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

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

  • Supporting the Program Manager in the development of proposals for new work.

  • Supporting Program Manager on financials on future growth opportunities.

  • Managing project(s) with up to $15M contract value and $5M annual gross revenue in support of U.S. Government Missile Defense Agency Programs.

  • Planning, directing and supervising all operations included in medium to large-sized projects with moderate risk and technical complexity.

  • Managing and leading all technical, financial and client satisfaction areas using consistent processes and tools.

  • May include managing diverse teams across business lines, in remote locations and/or management of subcontractors.

  • Serve as primary point of contact with client with full responsibility for project delivery (quality, budget, and schedule).

  • Travel required for durations typically up to one week to locations worldwide (e.g., Alaska, Greenland, Hawaii, Poland, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia).

  • Participating in building and maintaining positive relationships with internal and JV partners as well as external client and stakeholder partners.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture.

  • 6+ years of work experience in engineering or architecture with 3 years of relevant project management experience.

  • Experience in developing design reports, drawings, and specifications.

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

  • Experience in managing subcontractors.

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

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing projects for the US Army Corps of Engineers with knowledge of UFC Standards, ProjNet, and project controls (scheduling and cost/budget management).

  • Security Clearance (or ability to obtain).

  • Basic familiarity with AutoCAD, BIM, etc.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), or related qualification.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license, Registered Architect (AIA) with NCARB Council Certification (or ability to earn Certificate within one year).

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

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 249063BR

Virtual: No

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.