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AECOM Project Manager - Vertical Works in Coral Gables, Florida

United States of America - Florida, Coral Gables

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Project Manager - Vertical Works for our Coral Gables, FL office location.


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 and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VICTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About DCSA—Program and Project Management

As an industry leader in program and construction management, we partner with clients to support projects from concept to completion. From education, healthcare, transportation and water facilities to sports, leisure, cultural arts and other public gathering venues, we deliver on the promise of protecting our clients’ interests as our own and building partnerships with the communities we serve.

Job Description

The duties required of the position include, but are not limited to,

  • Reviewing project proposals to determine project time frame, funding, procedures required to complete the project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources for various phases of the project;

  • Reviewing status reports prepared by project personnel and modifying schedules or plans as required;

  • Preparing project reports for the director or designee; providing on-site project support as required;

  • Visiting and inspecting project sites during different phases ensuring compliance with building plans and codes;

  • Conferring with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems as needed,

  • Providing direction and administration of design and construction projects through architects, engineers and contractors;

  • Planning, assigning and reviewing the work of a professional staff to ensure success in the monitoring of the work of architectural and engineering consultants and contractors engaged in the design and construction of a variety of simple to moderate complex City structures and related projects;

  • Conducting research of past practices, preparing reports and providing recommendations;

  • Providing input into the development of the divisions budget, and other special projects as assigned;

  • Coordinating project activities with activities of other governmental agencies and performing other related work as required;

  • Responsible for the overall management administration to project and assists in establishing project specific objectives and policies.

  • Provides management and guidance to subordinate managers, enforces company and project policies, and a primary liaison between AECOM and client interface.

  • Oversees and ensures all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule through subordinate managers and supervisors.

  • Responsible for administering the project from budgeting/schedule stage through procurement and contract closeout. Position has significant profit/loss responsibility for assigned project.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field from an accredited U.S. institution + 8 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Proven track record of five (5) years at a minimum in project management activities related to specific areas of assignment, such as roadway, traffic control, parks, stormwater and sea-level rise infrastructure design and/or vertical/facilities.

  • Including two (2) previously completed or currently ongoing architectural, engineering, and/or program/project management projects similar in size, scope, and complexity to the Project within the last five (5) years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active licensure as a Professional Engineer, Registered Architect or General Contractor in the State of Florida is preferred, but not required .

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 253434BR

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.