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AECOM Project Management Director in New Jersey, New Jersey

Job Summary

AECOM’s Water Business Line is seeking a dynamic, talented Project Director for immediate part-time employment to be based out of our New York City office. The appropriate qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career serving as a project director on regional, state, and municipal water and wastewater projects. This position offers a unique opportunity to work within an established and successful group that offers a diverse range of technical challenges and career development opportunities. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Directs and manages the entire project from planning through design and construction.

  • Overall responsibility of the project including but not limited to financial performance, schedule, staffing, execution, and contract closeout.

  • Provides guidance to subordinate managers, enforces company and project policies, and is the primary liaison between AECOM and the client.

  • Identifies, pre-positions, and leads business development pursuits for new and existing clients.

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.


With more than 3,200 Water professionals in all major markets throughout the United States and Canada, AECOM’s Water business line leverages nearly a century of local, national and international project experience to provide today’s municipalities, industries and governments with cost-effective solutions to their Water challenges. We deliver our services—from environmental planning studies to detailed design, construction management, and operations and maintenance—to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Our public sector work encompasses everything from small rural communities, to large urban centers, to agencies with regional responsibilities. Our private sector work includes assignments for multiple commercial/industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals, power, food and beverage, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering with 8+ years of related experience in water/wastewater/water resources consulting and engineering management

  • Registered Professional Engineer

  • Demonstrated knowledge of water and wastewater treatment, pumping stations, collection and distribution systems and client/consultant relations experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of related experience in water/wastewater/water resources consulting and engineering management

  • Registered Professional Engineer licensed in New York and New Jersey or capable of obtaining the required license within 9 months of employment.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Participation in water community activities including Water Environment Federation and American Water Works Association

  • Proven ability of leading business development activities, pursuing new clients/projects, and managing project deliveries

  • Proven leader with an interest in developing and mentoring team members and demonstrated ability to successfully work in diverse teams

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266469BR

Virtual: Yes

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.