AECOM Senior Project Manager - Grid Modernization in Orange, California
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AECOM is seeking a Senior Project Manager to lead projects for undergrounding work with a large utility client in California This role will be responsible for managing all aspects of project execution, including engineering and design, permitting, land acquisition, material procurement and construction management of individual projects, adhering to aggressive timelines, supporting achieving undergrounding mileage and cost targets, managing teams, and tracking interdisciplinary coordination to support overall delivery.
The successful candidate will have:
Experience in the utility industry and strong knowledge of transmission & distribution projects in California
Experience leading a multi-disciplinary and diverse team of professionals
Experience managing large, complex projects in multiple locations
Experience successfully coaching peers and team members
Ability to apply acquired expertise and knowledge to solve business challenges
Strong interpersonal, organizational, creating problem-solving, collaboration and leadership skills
Duties of the position include:
Plans, directs, and supervises all operations included in moderately sized projects with moderate risk, complexity, and financial impact.
Manages and leads all technical, financial, and client satisfaction areas using consistent processes and tools.
May include management of small teams across business lines, in remote locations and/or management of subcontractors.
Manages projects on a local to regional basis achieving quality outcomes, financial performance and client satisfaction.
Successfully develops strategy, prepares proposals, negotiates contracts, and executes project.
Acts as the primary point of contact with clients.
AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.
BS in Electrical or Civil Engineering or closely related field or demonstrated equivalency of education and/or experience.
10 Years of Relevant Experience, including management of infrastructure projects including electrical distribution and/or distributed energy resources
Demonstrated experience delivering complex projects and/or programs with high quality on schedule and within scope and budget
15+ Years of Relevant Experience
Project and client management experience including management of multiple projects of significant scope and complexity
Professional Engineer (P.E.) and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Master’s degree in technical or business discipline
Experience with regional and national utilities, independent system operators (ISOs) and regulatory agencies
Relocation assistance is not available for this role
Sponsorship is available for this role
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Offered rate of compensation in California only will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $145,000 - $200,000.
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, retirement benefits, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.
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.
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Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Energy
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Program & Project Management
Work Location Model: Hybrid