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AECOM Project Manager in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Project Manager (Federal Project Experience preferred) - to be based in Denver or Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

The Project Manager will lead and execute interdisciplinary projects with a focus on federal projects and will include a broad range of customer and project types. The role will be responsible for managing scope, schedule, and budget of projects across the project lifecycle - from conceptual studies to full design and construction administration. Responsible for planning and managing project staffing requirements, reporting project performance, and identifying and addressing scope creep, schedule, or quality issues to ensure a successful delivery of assigned projects. Experience with DoD/ UFC as well as FAR contracting will be a benefit to the nature of this work. Client facing, primary interface with customers to include our contractor partners (In-House or external general contractors) on design-build projects.

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

  • Works with interdisciplinary technical leads in coordinated successful execution of projects in design and construction.

  • Acts as primary point of contact with client

  • Reviews and negotiates contracts and prepares fee proposals

  • Delivers positive financial metrics including as sold profit, billings, and collection management.

  • Manages and leads teams and staff assigned for United States Federal design and construction administration projects

  • Successfully develops strategy, mitigation efforts, proposals, contract review, and leads project teams to execute projects

  • Manages and leads all technical, financial, and client satisfaction areas using established processes and tools

  • Manages teams across business lines

  • Manages subconsultant scope, fees, deliverables, and performance.

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/subcontractors for the execution of projects

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation

  • Develop and monitor a detailed project plan to track progress and identify shortfalls in a timely manner

  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs to minimize risk

  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques

  • Report and escalate to management as needed

  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders

  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

  • Maintain project documentation control.

  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management plus six (6) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Registration in Architecture or Engineering related to building construction

  • 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in Architecture or Engineering leading multidisciplinary teams on project deliverables (e.g., technical reports, studies, construction documents)

  • Experience in developing scope, fee, and terms for proposals and change orders for interdisciplinary teams related to building design and engineering.

  • Experience in implementing design quality assurance and quality control activities

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated team-building ability and internal/ external networking skills

  • Ability to interact regularly and professionally with senior management and technical staff in other offices on business development and project execution issues

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities

  • Federal Department of Defense (DoD) and/or VA experience (desired)

  • Proven organizational skills with a proven track record in client satisfaction while meeting deliverables and deadline requirements

  • Internally driven, self-starter, team orientated

  • Experience working on or managing contracts

  • Project Management Professional certification (PMP)

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $115,000 - $160,000.

  • 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.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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: J10075043

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West