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AECOM Construction Project Manager - Water / Wastewater in Orange, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Construction Project Manager - Water / Wastewater to be based in Orange County.

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.


  • Provides overall management administration to project and assists in establishing project specific objectives and policies.

  • Provides technical direction and guidance to subordinate managers, enforces company and project policies, maintains close client interface, and ensures all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule through subordinate managers and supervisors.

  • Position has significant profit/loss responsibility for assigned construction project.

  • Perform a variety of work functions supporting the design and construction of wastewater treatment and collection systems.

  • Review construction documents including plans and specifications; interpret plans and specifications for construction work performed by OC San’s contractors

  • Ensure contractual compliance with plans, specifications, codes and safety requirements

  • Verify that materials being incorporated into project are per specification and with approved construction practices

  • Coordinate equipment isolations, equipment and process tie-ins.

  • Prepare progress payments to the contractor; review submittals for material and equipment conformance to design specifications and plans.

  • Perform analysis of change orders

  • Negotiate fair and reasonable costs for change orders

  • Prepare change order reports and documents for consideration by the Board of Directors.

  • Oversee the start-up of facilities

  • Participate in staff training.

  • Provide technical assistance and support to engineers and project managers

  • Provide technical training as appropriate.

  • Prepare a variety of administrative, technical, and budget reports, memos, letters, and correspondence.

  • Perform constructability reviews.

  • Maintain comprehensive contractual records and periodically monitor progress of all goods and service agreements, from inception through completion, to enforce milestones, deliverables and post-contract warranties.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + six (6) years of demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Must pass Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) background screening

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree preferred

  • Industry specific certifications

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Relocation is not available for this position

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line PPM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 264411BR

Additional Locations US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country 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.