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AECOM Senior Engineering Manager - Construction Manager in New York, New York

Company Description

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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 nearly 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 East Water group is seeking Senior Engineering Manager – Construction Managers. Positions are located in our New York and Clifton, New Jersey offices. The candidate should have experience in the construction of heavy civil works and mechanical and electrical systems. Senior Engineering Manager - Construction Manager will oversee a staff of twelve resident engineers and construction inspectors, interact with program schedulers and safety personnel, coordinate with other consultant resident engineers and inspectors on multiple projects and coordinates with the various project design consultants on design issues.

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

  • The ideal candidate will also interact with the project contractors to assure compliance with design documents, lead change order negotiations as required, oversee the approvals of monthly pay applications and lead in the resolution of construction issues in a timely manner.

  • Lead the Quality Assurance, Construction/ Construction Quality Assurance effort on the project.

  • Primary responsibilities will include managing the activities of a multi- overall project management for, scheduling, familiarity with job cost reporting, and budget control activities through the life of the project, including EAC analysis during on-site construction as prime contracting entity.

  • Fiscal Experience – Proven project management skills to delivery projects at or under budget and on schedule. Working knowledge of job accounting and reporting methods such as earned value and estimates to complete.

  • Team Oriented – This position requires the skill set to directly oversee and manage detailed engineering and construction teams working collaboratively together to deliver the project

  • 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.

  • Final review and authorization of contractor payments including confirmation of Prevailing Wage interviews with trades.

  • Responsible for review and resolution and/or approval of Inspector and Contractor reporting, forms, testing, compliance and coordination issues

  • Monitoring and reporting on 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.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Civil/Environmental/ Engineering

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience, in water/wastewater infrastructure projects

  • Must be a licensed professional engineer in New York for position based in New York

  • Minimum 2 years in a senior leadership role.

  • Must have managed at least one project valued over $100 million.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates who are currently a registered Professional Engineer in the State of New Jersey or can obtain through reciprocity, is highly preferred.

  • CMAA Certification.

Additional Information

Additional information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

This position offers relocation assistance.

This position does not offer sponsorship

Offered rate of compensation (New York City locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $197,000 - 230,000.


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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. 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: J10090289

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: Hybrid