Assistant Project Manager - Aviation - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Portland - Or
United States

United States of America - Oregon, Portland - OR

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a talented Assistant Project Manager for immediate employment for the Portland, Oregon office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

Provide the overall management of significant engineering capital projects. Work with various Port and Aviation customers in Operations and other support departments to develop a thorough understanding of the requested project requirements. Set project plan and direction with subsequent management of all internal and external resources related to the design and construction of the project within the cost, schedule, and quality parameters established with the customer.

Assist in managing capital improvement construction projects by developing and managing project plan, covering the major items of scope, schedule, budget and quality.

Work with the program and project managers to assure that individual projects are completed successfully including

  • Develop and coordinate formal monthly project status reports

  • Complete monthly status reports, including schedule updates, progress reporting, etc.

  • Attend project meetings and prepare minutes as well as a list of follow through actions.

  • Coordinate decision log/open item reports, communicate and follow up with responsible parties, Informing PM on status of items and plans to meet deliverable dates

  • Generate schedules to assist Project Managers, Project Engineers and Construction Managers.

  • Develop, maintain, and communicate details of risk registers

  • Prepare technical memos and assist with specifications amendments.

  • Provide detailed spreadsheets for data compilation and analysis.

  • Thoroughly understand engineering and construction terms and processes.

  • Communicate complex data visually to a variety of stakeholders

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS Plus 4 years of related experience or AA/AS degree plus 6 years of related experience, or HS/GED plus 8 years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated project management skills and expertise; demonstrated leadership, judgment, and technical competence; project management and organizational skills.

  • Ability to: Communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders; speak to management groups and the Port Commission in a public setting, presenting information in a clear and concise manner; motivate and organize multidisciplinary technical project teams; ability to obtain security badging at PDX and/or other Port facilities, which may require a criminal background check.

  • Working knowledge of: Public contracting process and methods for construction, professional services and equipment procurement. Range of project delivery methods available for public agencies including but not limited to: Design-Bid-Build, Construction Manager/General Contractor (CMGC), Design-Build, etc.

  • Advanced knowledge of: In-depth understanding of engineering field(s) related to capital project design and construction; comprehensive understanding of engineering design standards and related building codes and regulations for integration into project plans and designs; Extensive knowledge of and direct experience in structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, marine structures engineering, civil engineering techniques and practices.

  • Experience in design and coordination and management of complex capital projects; experience in project management and implementation of complex facility designs within established cost, quality, and delivery parameters; extensive experience as a senior project engineer; or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience.

  • License and/or Certification: Valid Oregon or Washington driver’s license

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 Engineering - Project / Program / Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 235055BR

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.