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AECOM Aviation Project Manager in Oakland, California

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

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 is seeking a Aviation Project Manager to be based in San Francisco Bay Area.

Job Description

AECOM Aviation Transportation Business Line is actively seeking a talented Aviation Project Manager for our Bay Area aviation team. You will join a global aviation team of talented aviation program/project managers, planners and engineers specializing in Bay Area aviation clients.

The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to:

  • Join AECOM Aviation team which is recognized as leaders in aviation projects and continues to deliver high profile and impactful projects.

  • Join a team that is actively involved in the delivery of several high- profile aviation projects; airfield and landside planning, design and construction for of regional, national, and international clients including significant aviation design projects.

  • Lead a large team for capital airport expansion and improvement project, including assembling a project management and construction management team to execute and deliver this long-term program.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for leading and collaborating with commercial and general aviation airports in the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Builds strong relationships and interacts with key client stakeholders, teaming partners, industry groups, and stakeholders linked to the Aviation industry, serving as an ambassador for AECOM

  • Negotiate favorable contract terms and conditions, manages achievement of sales goals, gross margin, backlog, and other financial and business goals.

  • Responsible for managing the developing of the landside, airside and terminal civil airfield planning, design and construction improvement bid documents, while working with experienced aviation planning and design staff.

  • Regular contact and direct supervision of the program management office, the planning and design team members, contractors, and subconsultants for ongoing planning, design, and construction projects.

  • Lead and manage programs that are medium to large in size and complexity.

  • Provides the organization with technical leadership and strategic direction for program delivery globally.

  • Champion for ethical and safe working practices.

  • Drives innovation in program management approaches and methodology to achieve marketplace differentiation.

  • Works with Global Business Lines, Regional leadership and Market Sector Leaders to identify new business opportunities and develop solutions to address them.

  • Identifies areas of high risk and proactively takes actions to positively impact program outcomes.

  • Manages program budgets, schedule and risks.

  • Lead procurement, contract negotiations, and change management.


Minimum Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS + 12 of airport/airfield planning or airfield civil engineering/architecture design experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership

  • Experience with design, construction, and operations of large-scale Aviation Projects/Programs

  • CA PE preferred

  • Strong leadership and group management experience and skills

  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills with a dedication to developing lasting client partnerships (internally and externally)

  • A trusted advisor and highly regarded leader who can garner client confidence

  • Proven strengths in developing, executing, and achieving strategic and operational plans in a team environment

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations

Additional Information

  • Offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $205,000 - $260,000.

  • 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.


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: J10097411

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site