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AECOM Senior Program Manager in Honolulu, Hawaii

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an experienced Senior Program Manager to oversee the delivery of multiple Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) projects as well as expand AECOM’s energy business in the Hawaiian Islands.

This is a full-time position supporting our existing active ESPC projects. This role will also be responsible for client account management in support of large clients in Hawaii with developing energy and decarbonization projects and programs across multiple years. The successful candidate should be a dynamic, self-directed individual with an excellent understanding of managing and executing energy projects (due diligence and construction), overseeing design aspects of the project and managing multi-year capital improvement programs for large and complex clients.

The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Interface regularly with the clients to identify project needs, communicate engineering solutions, and strengthen client relationships.

  • Working with interdisciplinary technical leads in coordinated successful development and execution of projects

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

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

  • Routinely resolve difficult issues with significant financial impacts

  • Interact with senior client officials and/or executive level client staff on significant program matters

  • Assess and manage project/program risk

  • Develop and implement strategies for expanding AECOM footprint in the region

  • Developing and maintaining good client relationships across the portfolio

  • Lead and support development of business proposals.

  • Training others to learn project management skills

  • Help recruit and build a team of professionals to support the growth strategy

  • Proven experience managing projects in multiple locations

  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, creative problem-solving, collaboration and leadership skills

  • Experience leading a diverse team of professionals including, but not limited to: project managers, construction managers, project controls professionals, estimating, public outreach, procurement professionals, environmental professionals, consultants, owners engineering, safety professionals, risk management etc.

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate expectations and requirements with both clients and team members

  • An ability to apply acquired expertise and knowledge to solve business challenges and provide coaching to peers and team members

  • Expert usage of Microsoft Office products, including Microsoft Excel and scheduling software.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction or other relevant sciences

  • 10 years of relevant experience in energy services or related industry in the development and construction of large and complex capital projects for a diversified client base

  • 2 years of experience in a leadership position managing implementation teams

  • Experience with Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct experience with constructing projects in the State of Hawaii.

  • Working knowledge of labor laws and other governing regulatory requirements for the state

  • Direct experience working with higher education clients

  • A track record of leveraging relationships to expand work with existing clients, identify new clients and recruit and retain in-house staff

  • PE or PMP certification

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this role

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $125,000.00 - $210,000.00.


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: J10104206

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site