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AECOM Area Manager - Electrical in San Diego, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Area Manager - Electrical to be based in San Diego, CA

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.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:

The Area Manager (AM) – Electrical will report to the ADP Terminal Project Manager. The position’s scope includes all ADP projects within assigned functional area (Electrical Power and Lighting).

In general, the Area Manager’s focus for the Program Team is to work with a Design-Build and field Inspection teams to deliver the respective program functional area within schedule and within budget. This includes coordinating logistics issues, change management issues, schedule issues, technical issues, and various stakeholder issues. This role requires coordination primarily with the Design-Build and Inspection teams, but also the various groups with interests in the functional area including airport operations, 3rd-party stakeholders, maintenance personnel, subcontractors, commissioning teams, activation teams, and subject matter experts. The role requires technical knowledge, ability to manage scope, schedule and budget, a diplomatic demeanor, and a proactive approach to problem solving.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Be familiar with scope and schedule for all projects occurring within the AM’s area of responsibility that are slated for construction within next four to six years.

  • Understand Validated Project Definition Document, Owner Design and Construction Standards, Project Performance Specifications, and the related plans and specifications issued by the Design Build Team.

  • Identify areas of potential conflict between scopes of work and facilitate coordination sessions between individual project participants. Similarly, identify areas of potential gaps and/or overlaps of work and make recommendations concerning opportunities for more efficient (less disruptive) packaging and/or procurement of the work.

  • In conjunction with Subject Matter Experts and Inspectors, identify scope elements that are not within standards (PDD, D&C Standards, Performance Specs), and alert Project Manager and others as may be appropriate.

  • Proactively look for logistics issues, quality issues, scope issues, and other issues that, if not resolved, will impede progress of the field work of the respective area. Proactively collaborate with teams in the Area to find solutions to issues and provide recommendations.

  • Participate in Change Management of the elements related to AM respective area. Provide recommendations to Project Manager related to merit of requested changes and follow-up with necessary change management documentation.

  • Participate in schedule evaluation related to AM respective area. Provide recommendations to Project Manager related to schedule and validity of potential schedule as well as be knowledgeable about current ongoing progress.

  • Attend weekly project meetings run by the individual Project Managers or Inspectors throughout the life of the program.

  • Meet regularly with stakeholders (Operations, Tenants, etc.) to inform them of upcoming work and get input from them on potential impacts.

  • Work with utility shut-down expert and engineering technical support and make recommendations for timing of utility shutdowns. Draft Disruption Advisory Notices and Impact Statements.

  • Act as responsible party to ensure that all construction in existing operating utility rooms is coordinated with maintenance staff and stakeholders.

  • Maintain and update appropriate tracking and record keeping tools.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Field experience in an airport operation relates to constructions management

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccine will be required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in design and/or construction of large infrastructure projects.

  • Familiar with Electrical systems but has Construction Management, higher level person

  • 5+ years of experience with electrical power / lighting systems and dry utilities.

  • Must be able to work under pressure on high-profile complicated assignments

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship 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 Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258653BR

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.