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AECOM Senior Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois

United States of America - Illinois, Chicago

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented, and motivated Project Manager for immediate employment for the Chicago, IL office. Responsibilities will include the oversight and management of active projects and project teams, and business development. Projects may include roadways/highways, bridges, utilities, and misc. facilities related to transportation or infrastructure projects for a range of prospective clients, including IDOT, ISTHA, CDOT, and other counties and municipalities as well as Projects may also include alternative delivery methodologies.

About AECOM

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-sustaining disaster 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

About DCS—Transportation

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborates with others with the ability to make autonomous decisions guided by policies, procedures and business objectives

  • Accountable for the results of the team or the process establishing goals and objectives and adherence to budget

  • Identifies trends, issues and opportunities for their area of the business, industry, service line or process

  • Ability to solve complex issues with limited direction

  • Carries out assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures

  • Effective management approach to retain and motivate a team, and to mentor and develop staff

  • Demonstrates innovation to deliver technical and operational excellence

  • Oversees the administration and execution of projects including technical, financial, safety, quality and client satisfaction objectives.

  • Actively involved with clients and business development

  • Conducts peer reviews and/or makes technical presentations

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree + 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management

  • Professional Engineer license preferably in the state of Illinois

  • Minimum 10+ years experience managing transportation projects

  • Familiarity with IDOT, ISTHA, and local agency specifications, policies and procedures

  • Computer proficiency in MS Word and Excel and Project Management software applications

  • Experience managing a department / team

  • Ability to proactively communicate and lead project teams and department staff

  • Established relationships with local clients

  • Alternative delivery experience a plus!

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 Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247513BR

Additional Locations US - Lisle, IL - 3333 Warrenville Road

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.

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