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AECOM Project Manager Buffalo NY in Buffalo, New York

Company Description

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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Environmental Project Manager for PFAS investigation and remediation projects with a focus on firm-fixed-price and cost-plus fixed fee contracting primarily for US Federal clients. The Project Manager will lead projects across multiple AECOM operations and engage various subject matter experts and disciplines. This is a full-time position and will be based out of one of our Project Management Offices in Arlington, VA, Germantown, MD, or Buffalo, NY. Candidate must be able to travel up to 20% of the time to projects nationwide.

The AECOM Project Manager is responsible for managing projects and major tasks to achieve specified objectives and involves the overall planning, coordination with staff and clients, and control of projects/ tasks from inception to completion. Responsibility includes managing projects and major tasks that will be completed on time, within authorized scope and budget, and meet all required quality and safety parameters.

Responsibilities of this position, which may vary slightly, include the following:

  • Obtain AECOM Project Management Certification within two years of onboarding.

  • Collaborate with project teams and management in the development of strategies and plans.

  • Serve as primary client point of contact on a variety of projects.

  • Provide overall management and administration to projects and assisting in establishing project-specific objectives and policies.

  • Support federal proposals.

  • Provide technical direction and guidance to subordinate managers, enforce company and project policies, maintain close client interface, and ensure all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule through subordinate managers and supervisors.

  • Work mostly independently but receive basic guidance on specific assignments, objectives, complex features, contract management, and financial performance.

  • Receive technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.

  • May supervise junior/ mid-level engineers and scientists (all disciplines applicable), as well as project administration, project controls, scheduling, cost control, estimating, and procurement representatives.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS +2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

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

  • Valid US Driver’s License is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineer (PE), Professional Geologist (PG), and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) with 5 years of environmental project experience, including experience with firm-fixed-price investigation projects.

  • Demonstrated experience in FFP & CPFF remediation as well as CERCLA projects.

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/clients are security sensitive.

  • Demonstrated experience with DoD clients.

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others.

  • Ability to travel nationwide – up to approximately 20% of the time

Additional Information


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.


Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation New York locations will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $78,000-$145,000

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10088567

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid