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AECOM Department Manager Marine in New York, New York

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Department Manager Marine for NYC office.

The position requires good command of Structural Engineering, Hydrodynamics, Wave loading and Impact loading. Good knowledge of FEMA regulations and Federal Standards is a plus.

Job Description Summary:

The Department Manager holds a central and very important role with regards to project delivery. He or she will be responsible for the department organization, staffing, project assignments, execution of the work, quality, schedule and budget. The Department Manager (DM) is critical to performing quality work and driving project delivery.

In this role the DM will also interface with executive management and the Business Line leaders. This position requires good communication skills and an ability to adequately communicate technical concepts to others and assist in proposal development and business presentations.

Position Responsibilities:

The DM will ensure that adequate and appropriate technical staff is assigned to projects. He or she must be integrally involved in the department functions and in every project. The DM must also provide constant monitoring and feedback to ensure proper delivery and coordination with other disciplines. Detailed responsibilities include: The DM will ensure that adequate and appropriate technical staff is assigned to projects. He or she must be integrally involved in the department functions and in every project. The DM must also provide constant monitoring and feedback to ensure proper delivery and coordination with other disciplines.

Detailed responsibilities include:

  1. Overall management of the department staff, this includes:

a. Proper and adequate utilization of the staff

b. Projections of work load and correlation with staffing needs

c. Identifying areas of expertise and promoting them or strengthening them as needed

  1. Technical Excellence, this includes

a. Ensuring accuracy, completeness and quality of technical information and project documentation in accordance with QA/QC protocols while maintaining and enhancing project profitability

b. Ensuring that engineering deliverables (e.g. drawings, specifications, analysis, etc.) comply with applicable regulations, standards, corporate procedures and sound engineering practices

c. Performing internal peer reviews and/or technical project reviews as well as vetting conceptual designs and setting projects on the right track

  1. Staff Development, this includes

a. Advancing innovation and technology

b. Expanding technical ability of the department by hiring in the areas with capability deficit

c. Bringing talent into the organization

d. Providing leadership and mentoring of technical staff

e. Identifying and assisting in promoting growth in key strategic markets as well as with key strategic clients

f. Championing staff to become involved in technical associations and technical papers presentation


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our 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

  • BA/BS + 10 Years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership

  • Marine Experience required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience

  • PE preferred

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251418BR

Additional Locations US - Clifton, NJ - 1255 Broad Street, US - New York, NY - 125 Broad Street, US - Piscataway, NJ - 30 Knightsbridge Rd

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.