Project Manager III - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Francisco

United States

United States of America - , San Francisco

Job Summary

At AECOM our future starts with you. We are a global provider of professional design, technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including planning, commercial architecture, transportation, facilities, water, environmental and energy.

With 87,000 people in more than 156 countries, AECOM is a leader in each of the key markets that it serves. Our highly capable team provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. The need for the built and natural environments to support one another has never been more prominent. The AECOM Design approach blends complementary services of architecture, building engineering and management processes to generate truly holistic and sustainable solutions for our clients. AECOM Design combines our collective ideas and resources into an integrated delivery platform for the planning and execution of the built, natural, cultural and socioeconomic elements that ultimately make a place distinctive, memorable and successful.


  • Plan, direct, and supervise all project activities included within the scope of a multi-disciplinary vertical construction design project.

  • Manage and lead the overall project including technical, financial, and client relationship.

  • Accountable for the development, coordination, and execution of the design and/or construction management activities and the management of project personnel under her/his direction on a day-today basis.

  • Establish scope, work plan and work schedule and ensure this is communicated to Project Staff and Department Managers.

  • Must have a thorough understanding of the responsibilities to both AECOM and the client as set forth by the project contractual agreement.

  • Develop, implement and administer operational procedures, controls and administrative systems necessary to meet contractual obligations.

  • Assure conformance with contractual obligations by ensuring that all specifications, drawings and other work is reviewed and approved prior to release to the client.

  • Ensure that project execution is conducted within budget and on schedule. Interface with clients on schedules, meetings and issues.

  • Advise senior management of the project status on a regular basis.

  • Anticipate potential schedule or priority delays and initiate plans for alternative actions.

  • Assist in marketing and participate in proposal writing and project acquisition.

  • Monitor performance vs. budget and develop budget correction strategies.

  • Train, mentor and develop staff.

  • Maximize project profit while minimizing risk. Ensure that QA/QC procedures are being implemented and followed at all phases of a project in accordance with AECOM’s Quality Assurance Program procedures

  • Manages one or more very complex project, involving a combination of the following:

  • Clients with a national geographic footprint; OR,

  • Projects involving a full spectrum of services offered by IE; OR,

  • Other complexities, such as projects that involve litigation, environmental protection, due diligence, etc.

  • Manages all phases of projects (from beginning to close out).

  • as consenting and regulatory authority for approvals.

  • Manages other Project Managers.

AECOM employees around the world enjoy a wide range of benefits and a competitive compensation package. AECOM is much more than just a place to work. It's 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 most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects in the world. 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related subject or equivalent experience.

  • 4 years of relevant experience

  • Candidate has successfully managed small to midsize projects. Provides direction and guidance to staff members of varied functions.

  • Should provide guidance and process as well as financial management to sub-consultants.

  • Makes decisions with an understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and to accomplish deadlines.

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

  • Strong technical skills.

  • Knowledge of computer based project management systems including financial, scheduling, collaboratin and design review applications.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Responsive to changing demands.

  • Strong leadership and team building skills.

  • Forward-thinking.

  • Flexibility of methods.

  • Strong initiative.

  • Ability to work under pressure

Preferred Qualifications

  • Architectural or Engineering licensing is preferred

  • PMP Certification an advanced

  • Preferred 12-15 years of related experience, 7 years of which are in a project leadership role.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 225873BR

Clearance Required 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.