AECOM Senior Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior Project Manager

United States of America - Massachusetts

Boston

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented and motivated Senior Project Manager for immediate employment in our Boston, Massachusetts office. This position will entail a project leadership and new business role in the Northeast US and beyond. The position is considered to be a “seller-doer” function. AECOM is proud to offer potential candidates exciting, challenging projects. This position is focused on the management and leadership of transportation projects such as airport terminals and rail stations, but may include a wider range of building types as might be available. The successful candidate will play a lead role in our design studio activities and will be responsible for project management, client interface, business development and proposal preparation, mentoring less experienced staff, and advancing and strengthening our management approach, design quality and overall design team capability.

The successful candidate(s) will join a vibrant team of design professionals and will play a meaningful role as a member of an integrated design team. Excellent management, leadership, project pursuits, verbal and visual communication skills are required as demonstrated through the candidate’s portfolio and an interview. The successful candidate will be a driver of good design, and will lead the preparation of designs working closely and strategically with clients, senior and executive management, subconsultants and Designers, Architects, Project Managers and Design Principals. The Senior Project Manager will focus on establishing broad project strategies, resourcing and project performance goals. Senior Project Managers are expected to independently contribute to, organize and execute the goals of AECOM as required.

The general responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager include:

  • Reconciles the goals and priorities of AECOM with those of our clients while fostering opportunities for design and technical excellence

  • Manages projects towards profitability, monitors and documents project process while protecting AECOM from financial and legal risk

  • Contributes to AECOM’s leadership by enabling clear communications among team leaders, consultants and clients while promoting

  • professional relationships internally and externally

  • Prepares contracts and agreements in conjunction with a Project Director

  • Serves as primary contact with clients and sub-consultants

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

  • 10+ years of experience

  • Must be a licensed Architect in the State of Massachusetts.

  • Experience in the design of transportation buildings such as airport and/or rail passenger terminals

  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of architectural design, drafting, detailing, building materials, building codes, construction techniques and costs

  • Proven knowledge of general architecture practice including programming, site planning, civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering

  • Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills with the ability to build quick rapport with all levels of employees, clients, consultants and vendors

  • Proven ability in problem identification, problem solving and conflict resolution

  • Must be comfortable working in a high energy environment with frequent overlapping and conflicting deadlines

  • Must be comfortable working with professionals of all disciplines

  • This position may require frequent travel in the U.S. and possibly the occasional trip abroad

  • The candidate should have some experience working with the transportation agencies in the region

The candidate must be proficient in the following programs:

  • Microsoft Office

  • Adobe Creative Suite

  • General Familiarity with Project Management Software

Preferred Qualifications

  • LEED Certification is a plus

It would be outstanding if the candidate was familiar with the management aspects of:

  • AutoCAD

  • Revit

  • SketchUp

  • Other visualization tools such as Lumion, Enscape and/or other similar VDC and rendering software

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety for Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189697BR

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.