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AECOM Senior Environmental Program Manager - Remediation Construction Management in Omaha, Nebraska

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a talented, experienced, Senior Environmental Program Manager with a focus on Remediation Construction Management (RCM) for immediate employment for our West Region Environment Federal Remediation Practice. This position can be a Remote role, supporting all locations throughout the business.

Working at AECOM means being part of a global team and collaborating with award-winning professionals. In this role, you will oversee a portfolio of projects to confirm alignment effectively with AECOM’s mission and the goals of the program. The main duties include organizing various programs and activities to improve company efficiencies, building long-term goals for company projects, and developing program and project budgets.

Primary responsibilities and key characteristics of the role also include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing a portfolio of large-scale, at-risk RCM projects totaling $50+M annually

  • Actively responsible for the planning, safe execution, and delivery of a portfolio of RCM projects at As Sold or better financial Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Providing support to Project Managers (PM) by:

  • Fully understanding applicable contracts

  • Leading Project Reviews

  • Conducting Site Visits

  • Engaging Project Team at critical milestones

  • Change Management and dispute resolution

  • Engaging Client and Project Stakeholders

  • Communicating to AECOM Business Line (BL) Leadership

  • Early identification of change conditions through financial tracking resulting in implementing mitigation plans if applicable, engaging Department Managers (DMs), Portfolio Delivery Leaders (PDLs), Project Controllers (PCs), and other delivery staff

  • Driving business development (BD) and developing pursuits

  • Focusing on activities and sales within a range of $100M - $125M GR of pursuit/project development annually, implementing strategic growth initiatives, formulating approach, and identifying key personnel to lead the large pursuits for a diverse environmental consulting business

This opportunity is best suited for a person with a natural drive, ability to communicate with various levels of stakeholders, both internally and externally, someone who enjoys speaking with clients and building relationships, a team player who understands environmental consulting, in particular remediation construction management, interest in sales, and has a proven track record in growing accounts by selling professional services.

You will work in a supportive environment under the direction of the Remediation Construction Management Technical Practice Leader with various responsibilities, including the following:

Knowledge of the Role:

  • Analyzes and manages complex and difficult project challenges

  • Conceives, plans and conducts consultation in areas of considerable scope and complexity

  • Directs and leads strategy to address very complex technical projects

  • Plans and develops segments of projects with unique or controversial problems that require development of novel concepts and approaches

  • Applies senior level of expertise, knowledge and judgement

  • Senior technical lead for technically complex and unique projects

  • Manages an array of highly complex projects in multiple locations

Technical Excellence Alignment:

  • Externally recognized as a national expert in Remediation Construction Management

  • Engages with project technical teams within field of expertise to confirm project approach and review deliverables

  • Regularly reviews/audits projects to confirm appropriate technical quality activities are implemented to prevent rework and legal claims

  • Performs independent expert reviews of high-risk project (C0/C1) proposals and deliverables

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Accountable to achieve annual/quarterly results against targets

  • Broad latitude in making decisions guided by organizational strategy

  • Receives guidance and direction from senior members of leadership

  • Trains, mentors, motivates, and evaluates less experienced staff

  • Delivers effective management communication and directs active communication engagement by subordinates

  • Contributes by driving the success of a large business segment, technical discipline or client program

  • Contributes by advancing their area of the business in light of industry and market trends and delivering improved results

  • Collaborates with client and business managers to promote technical services

  • Demonstrates leadership attributes that help drive the success of the business

  • Leads teams to develop multidisciplinary technical strategy for large and complex proposals

  • Demonstrates leadership attributes that provide a role model for others


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS engineering, geology, environmental science, or related field

  • 10 years of experience in project and program management in environmental remediation or demonstrated equivalency or experience and/or education

  • US Citizen or US Permanent Resident

  • Valid Driver’s License, Subject to Motor Vehicle Records check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally 20 + years of federal remediation experience

  • 10+ years of experience managing at risk projects with evidence of majority being $5+M scale projects

  • Experience leading portfolio of remediation projects with a GR per year of $50M or more

  • Experience with multiple types of contracts – Fixed-Price, Fixed Unit Rates, Cost-Reimbursable, Performance-Based, Target-Price with Incentive, etc.

  • Experience with various delivery methods – Contractor/GC, CM at Risk, Design-Build/EPC, etc.

  • Experience in developing projects and pursuits similar to above

  • US Government focus with Federal remediation experience in the northeast US

  • Respected leader in Federal Environmental remediation programs.

  • Broad knowledge of and experience in environmental remediation work in EPA and various DOD markets including U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Air Force, and Navy .

  • Demonstrated success at building relationships with clients

  • Excellent communicator and team player

  • Experience in using large data platforms (i.e., Salesforce) is preferred

  • PE or PG license in respective state/states

  • PMP certification

  • MBA

  • Current 40-hour HAZWOPER

Additional Information

Please note that this role can be based anywhere in the United States and compensation data will vary in each location, including higher or lower than the stated range.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $165,000.00 - $220,000.00.


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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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: J10103239

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Remote