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AECOM Project Manager VI in Chicago, Illinois

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.

Job Description

Sr Project Manager - Aviation

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a talented Aviation Project Manager for immediate employment for the Chicago, IL office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

This role will depend on the Project Manager's ability to perform the following:

  • Manages the most complex and sensitive projects, often in multiple geographic locations. Many projects assigned are distinguished by their magnitude or project complexity, requiring that more than one person be involved

  • Proactively identifies potential project problems or opportunities, analyzes the issues using all appropriate resources, develops alternatives and arrives at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities

  • Authority to act independently or as a team leader representing AECOM and is responsible for ensuring that the final product of the project or program team reflects the original scope and budget requirements

  • Provides strategic plan and delivery on key client and program success; has broad project management impact

  • Prepares and delivers presentations on behalf and in support of the client’s program

  • Serves as the single point of contact to the client and acts as a liaison between management and clients on advanced program-related issues

  • Interacts with executive level government or public officials and/or executive level clients on significant project matters often requiring coordination between organizations

  • Assesses and manages risk on behalf of the client. Certification preferred

  • Manages landside, airside and terminal improvements on Major Hub Airports proven through past experience

  • Manages Aviation and Transit Programs as an Owners Representative through past experience

  • Manages Construction Projects as a Construction Manager/General Contractor proven through past experience

  • Alternative Project Delivery experience inclusive of design-build, CMAR and CM/GC is preferred

  • Experience writing successful proposals

  • Ability to travel for project involvement


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 10 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • PE Registration

Preferred Requirements

  • 10 plus years of Aviation Project experience

  • Experience with project’s value of more than $10 million is preferred

  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations

Additional Information

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.

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: J10079400

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management