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AECOM Construction Manager/Senior Construction Engineer in Clifton, New Jersey

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Construction Manager/Senior Construction Engineer to perform Design Services During Construction (DSDC) for the Water Business Line for a large, multi-disciplinary construction project located across Hoboken, Weehawken, and Jersey City, New Jersey. The position is full-time at the construction project site during normal construction hours; however, some night and weekend work will be required. The selected candidate will interact daily with the client and the construction management firm (CMF), working with an in-office Project Engineer, and reporting directly to the Project Manager.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of the Construction Manager include, but are not limited to:

  • Construction Project Management (e.g. project progress reports, project team coordination for all construction submittals, direct client and CMF coordination, timely delivery of responses to all construction submittals, RFI’s, RFC’s, CO’s, etc.)

  • QA/QC reviews and compliance

  • Function as AECOM’s Onsite Safety Officer (will be trained upon hiring);

  • Work with CMF and Construction Contractor in expediting solutions to technical field problems

  • Review all construction submittals

  • Coordinate directly with Lead Design Engineer and Design Team discipline leads on all design changes and construction submittals

  • Participate in the negotiation of change orders specific to design changes

  • Notification to the CMF of any observed work that does not conform to the requirements of the contract documents; and

  • Participate in and document all construction meetings onsite (e.g. daily tailgate/safety meetings, weekly construction meetings, etc.).

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or another related field

  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ professional experience in the design and/or construction engineering fields

  • Certified Construction Manager OR Professional Engineer (PE)

  • Have supervised two (2) completed construction projects in the field, including the following:

  • Minimum of $50 million construction value for each project

  • Held a lead role (e.g. Lead Technical Engineer/Project Manager/Engineer-of-Record/Construction Manager) on at least one (1) of the two (2) projects; and

  • Supervised construction related to horizontal infrastructure (i.e. installation of piles, reinforced concrete, pipes and related appurtenances, dewatering, etc.) in a dense urban environment on at least one (1) of the two (2) projects

  • Strong knowledge of applicable codes and regulations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in the design and/or construction engineering fields, specifically related to engineering design services during construction

  • Professional Engineer (PE) with ability to obtain New Jersey PE license within six (6) months of hire

  • Ability to work in teams, respond to changing demands, be decisive under pressure, and can remain calm when interfacing with internal and external personnel

  • Experience in construction contract administration and/or management

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines

  • CAD proficiency

  • Construction cost estimating experience

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. 255174BR

Additional Locations US - Clifton, NJ - 1255 Broad Street

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.