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AECOM Aviation Construction Manager in Dallas, Texas

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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Aviation Construction Manager to be based in Dallas, TX.


Responsible for the management of all construction phase services for one or more aviation and/or airfield projects, in accordance with the written project/construction documents and established policies and procedures.


  • Oversee project construction contractor(s) through the construction process and ensure the timely completion of all construction phase support services in accordance with the written project and construction documents.

  • Oversee and ensure the adequate inspection by DFW-DCC and/or project inspection staff construction activities.

  • Coordinate and schedule construction activities, inspections and testing with contractors, tenants, customers, owners and other stakeholders.

  • Perform design reviews with an eye on constructability, staging, phasing and construction methods.

  • Review project baseline schedules for accuracy and compliance with Contract Documents.

  • Track contractor resources and progress against baseline schedule and three week look-ahead schedules.

  • Coordinate with DFW Planning and Ops to ensure work activities and projects are in line with DFW goals and objectives.

  • Review and verify progress payments of construction contractors.

  • Proactively resolve issues to minimize client exposure.

  • Proactively work to avoid claims and resolve claims expeditiously to minimize client exposure.

  • Utilize the DFW approved software to manage projects (Unifier, BIM, Primavera P6, Sharepoint, etc.).

  • Supervise and ensure the correction of non-conforming work.

  • Develop and recommend in the proposed settlement of change orders, claims and revisions to the construction contract schedule and budget.

  • Evaluate and provide recommendations to senior management and/or DFW-DCC for changes and/or modifications to the construction contractor scope of services.

  • Manage projects to complete within budget and schedule constraints.



Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must possess a valid Class C driver’s license and be able to obtain a certification to drive in DFW’s AOA movement area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Project or Construction Management.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience preferred in managing aviation/airfield construction projects of similar size, type and complexity.

  • Must have or must have the ability to obtain a Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certificate from CMAA.

  • Must be able to obtain a SIDA-cleared badge at DFW.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $100,000.00 - $170,000.00.


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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. 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.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

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.

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: REF31828S

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site