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AECOM Project Lead in Chicago, Illinois

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for an experienced Project Lead to contribute to a world leading Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) program that provides innovative solutions in areas such as environmental compliance, worker safety, and human rights. The role can be performed from anywhere in the United States and would involve working with an international team to execute client deliverables.

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.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work together with the project team members to build and enhance the client program

  • Lead management of client systems and associated data

  • Assist in the development and delivery of training for project team members

  • Draft MS Excel reports on project Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure program success and create and maintain dashboards that demonstrate program maturity and key results

  • Compile and analyze information and data to prepare reports for internal and external audiences

  • Organize and manage key program initiatives, including system enhancements, data management, and process improvements

  • Draft and maintain procedures and communication materials for client systems

  • Work with team lead to track budget monthly

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree plus six (6) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • MS Office proficiency

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and prioritization skills

  • Proven ability to manipulate, analyze, and effectively communicate MS Excel data

  • Self-starter, ability to work independently

  • Great interpersonal skills

  • Experience data mining and testing in a data management system

  • Experience in data quality control

  • Talent for quickly learning new tasks

  • Ability to function in a high volume setting with tight deadlines

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.

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 Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 260248BR

Additional Locations US - Chicago, IL - 10510 W Zemke Rd, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Portland, OR - 888 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 600, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue

Virtual: Yes

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.