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AECOM Environmental Program Manager - Southern California in Long Beach, California

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? AECOM is actively seeking a talented Environmental Program Manager for immediate employment in Southern California. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team and collaborating with award-winning professionals. In this role, you will oversee various project managers to confirm projects align effectively with AECOM’s mission and the goals of the program. The main duties include organizing various programs and activities to improve company efficiencies, building long-term goals for company projects, and developing program and project budgets.

You will work in a supportive environment under the direction of the area department manager with various responsibilities, including the following but not limited to:

  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex policies and procedures related to site investigation and remediation and other relevant environmental requirements.

  • Manage an array of complex projects in one location that tend to be larger in scope and value.

  • Create evaluation criteria and method to properly review and assess the strengths of your program and determine areas of improvement.

  • Accountable for the results of the team and adherence to the agreed upon scope, schedule, and budget.

  • Direct supervision of project managers and technical staff.

  • Solve business challenges and provide coaching to team members.

  • Recruit, train, coach, and evaluate less experienced staff.

  • Conduct peer reviews and share knowledge through internal technical presentations and standards development. Serve as technical lead on projects, confirming approach satisfies client scope of services and expectations.

  • Carry out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures.

  • Advise local management on growth, staff recruitment and retention, and technical excellence strategies.

  • Identify trends, issues, and opportunities for in the environmental industry.

  • Actively involved with clients and supports business development initiatives.

  • Develop technical strategies for proposals, cost estimates, schedules, and change orders.



  • BS in engineering, geology, environmental science or related field.

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in project management in environmental site investigation and remediation.

  • US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.

  • Valid Driver’s License.


  • California PE or PG license.

  • PMP certification.

  • MBA.

  • Current 40-hour HAZWOPER.

Additional Information


Offered rate of compensation in Long Beach, CA will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $107,000 - $190,000.


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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10064026

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management