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AECOM Construction Engineering Manager in New York, New York

Job Summary

AECOM’s NY Metro area is actively seeking a highly talented Sr. Construction Manager with Design- Build experience for immediate employment for the New York, NY office. This position will be part of an exciting team employing the latest technologies to solve critical water supply, treatment, and infrastructure projects such as water and wastewater treatment plants, pump stations, and conveyance systems This is an opportunity to work on some of our nation’s most pressing water infrastructure problems and contributing to AECOM’s success as an industry leader in engineering and construction.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • The Construction Manager will be charged with responsibility to actively direct the performance of an ongoing water and wastewater projects.

  • The Construction Manager will lead the Design/Design Quality Assurance, Construction/ Construction Quality Assurance effort on these projects

  • Overall responsibility for construction management and operations, staffing organization, and planning. Ensures procedures are being followed by the field staff and offers support to the Resident Engineer.

  • Interfaces with client, Contractors and Engineer of Record (EOR) on critical issues, risk management procedures, and quality assurance compliance

  • Review of monthly client reports

  • Approves correspondence related to construction and identifies key issues regarding disputed work, delays, additional and supplemental work, and non-conforming work; and

  • Ensures that safety monitoring activities within the Program’s scope of work are being accomplished.

  • Reviewing the contractor’s CPM schedule with assistance from the Scheduler, to assure that the schedule conforms to the CPM format required by the contract documents

  • Verification of clients (Standard Operating Procedure) SOP implementation on the project

  • Ensures that all staff training is up to date with what they are addressing in the field based upon upcoming and on-going work

  • Monitoring of the contractor activities during the performance of the work to determine if the work is being constructed in accordance with the contract documents

  • Primary receiver and reviewer of responses for all project correspondence. This includes correspondence from the contractor, the DSDC Project Manager, and the client.

  • Confirming that the contractor is submitting all submittals for review in a timely fashion so as not to inhibit the progress of the work

  • Monitoring CM team’s progress in completing the tasks associated with CM and expediting the work as required.

  • Reviewing all field change order requests prior to submission to the client to ensure the completeness and uniformity of content and format. The Construction Manager shall sign the letter transmitting each field change order request to the client.

  • Reviewing the change order log and confirm key issues identified as change orders to be prepared for inclusion in the change order log.

  • Where applicable participates in the negotiation of all Change Orders

  • Insure maintenance of project files

  • Establish, update and write project procedures and Project Work Plan

  • Verifying that all field testing, start-up, and operation and maintenance training activities are conducted in accordance with the contract documents

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 engineering, construction or related field+ 8 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience

  • CCM Certification

  • NYS Professional Engineer

  • DBIA Certification

  • OSHA 10-hour Construction Health and Safety Course

Preferred Qualifications

  • OSHA 30-hour Construction Health and Safety Course

  • NYCDEP Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience, with Design-Build experience in water/wastewater infrastructure projects.

  • Excellent communication skills for interfacing with internal and external contacts

  • Strong computer skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines

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 - Construction

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 270895BR

Clearance Required No

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.