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AECOM Senior Aviation Project Manager in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Job Summary

AECOM Aviation is currently looking for a Senior Aviation Project Manager to assist our Global Aviation Market Sector and our Regional Transportation team to grow our aviation practice in Florida.

The Aviation Project Manager will report directly to the Florida Aviation Practice Leader, to drive growth and development within this market segment across Florida. The role will appeal to someone who is highly motivated to develop and drive a successful business and who has strong connections and networks within commercial airport facilities. This role will offer an excellent opportunity for development and collaboration with clients, elected officials, industry associations, technical leaders, and project specialists in a dynamic work environment and a culture that is direct, supportive, and flexible.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Provide client interface and manage Aviation contracts, and projects, for airport improvements projects throughout South Florida

  • Responsible for supporting the growth, strategy, and sale of AECOM’s services to the Aviation sector, including key strategic customers and partners in the Florida market

  • Works with the other business lines and market sector leaders in the region to ensure strategic business growth.

  • Builds strong relationships and interacts with clients, teaming partners, industry groups, and stakeholders linked to the Aviation industry, serving as an ambassador for AECOM.

  • Drawing on technical expertise support the development of capture plans that conform to the business development strategy and technical capabilities.

  • Defines and mitigates risks and commercial terms during the pursuit and delivery process

  • Negotiate favorable contract terms and conditions, manages achievement of sales goals, gross margin, backlog, and other financial and business goals.

  • Serve as Project/Program Manager for key pursuits that are of strategic importance

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


  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

  • We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

  • Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

  • 8 plus years of related aviation engineering industry experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 5 years of project manager leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • +15 years of related aviation engineering industry experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 5 years of project manager leadership experience

  • Exceptional business development and client care skills and keen business acumen coupled with strong business development experience and solid technical skills in transportation projects developed within a professional services environment, with consulting engineering experience;

  • Strong leadership and group management experience and skills

  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills with a dedication to developing lasting client partnerships (internally and externally)

  • An energetic and enthusiastic coaching and mentoring personality and philosophy with an ability to recognize and develop talent

  • A trusted advisor and highly regarded leader who can garner client confidence

  • Proven strengths in developing, executing, and achieving strategic and operational plans in a team environment

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations

  • Knowledgeable of current technology and its effective use on the project

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

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.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266460BR

Additional Locations US - Fort Lauderdale FL - 110 E Broward Blvd

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.