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AECOM Workplace Specialist in Columbus, Ohio

United States of America - Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Workplace Specialist to support our Corporate Real Estate team. This will be a primarily remote position that can be based near several AECOM office locations including Cleveland, OH, Columbus, OH, Pittsburgh, PA, Los Angeles, CA, Chicago, IL and Milwaukee, WI.

Responsibilities :

  • Coordinate the implementation, and future management of the space booking system.

  • Coordinate utilization sensor technology initiatives.

  • Working closely with the real estate team, prepares high level test-fits for various space optimization scenarios using AutoCAD.

  • Collect floor plans from global real estate contacts for the repository.

  • Assures updated floor plans are in the booking system, as well as in the real estate repository.

  • Support the credibility and accuracy of space plans through regular audits.

  • Coordinate the updates in the IWMS/Space booking system.

  • Trains global staff on booking system as needed.

  • Provides regularly scheduled reporting, floor plan updates, space allocations, and appropriate occupancy and vacancy reporting.

  • Analyze and recommend process or system improvements for greater efficiency.

  • Build and maintain a "system of record" for all portfolio, headcount, lease, space, and utilization data to help with current and future reporting in the portfolio.

  • Provide in-depth reporting and analysis of utilization, badge, and sensor data. Develop KPIs for utilization, attendance, and SF/Head based on space usage.

  • Adhere to AECOM’s requirement of ethics, information security and processes.

  • Minimal travel - likely 20% or less

Job Summary:

  • Plays a key role in developing solutions to policy and physical planning problems.

  • Experienced professional with a specialized area of expertise.

  • May manage small or medium-sized projects, or have full technical control of project.

  • May have financial responsibility for the success of a project, and may play a key role in business development efforts, which may be sourced by a more senior staff member.

  • May oversee the work of others and mentor others.

  • Financial and project management goals are defined by the organization annually.


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-sustainingdisaster 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 Corporate

As a member of the corporate team, you will work with professionals at our headquarters in downtown Los Angeles, California and in business offices around the world to advance AECOM’s global strategies and priorities. With positions around the globe, the Corporate team includes finance, legal, human resources, information technology, marketing and communications, and real estate functions.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 6 years of relevant space planning/management and office interiors design experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Experience in space management data systems and analytics.

  • Experience in AutoCAD/Revit, Adobe, and emerging visual presentation tools.

  • General knowledge of ADA requirements.

  • Knowledge of sustainability principles.

  • Knowledge of BOMA and other space calculation methodologies.

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Visio preferred).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with IWMS system preferred.

  • Degree in Interior Design, Architecture, or Planning preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications to coordinate and collaborate globally.

  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to effectively work in a cross-functional and matrixed organization with rapid change.

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.

  • Detail-oriented and understanding overall goals and strategies of space.

  • Experience in analytical tools such as Tableau/Power BI preferred.

Additional information :

  • Due to the likely remote/virtual nature of this position, relocation assistance is not available

  • Sponsorship for US work authorization is not available for this position.

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 Planning

Business Line Corporate

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251789BR

Additional Locations US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Cleveland, OH - 1127 Euclid Ave, US - Cleveland, OH - 1300 East 9th Street, US - Columbus, OH - 5101 Trabue Road, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 N Los Angeles St, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Milwaukee, WI - 1555 N Rivercenter Drive

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.