Project Development Manager-Education/Public Works - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Los Angeles
United States

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

The AECOM Program/Project Management (PPM) business line specializes in the management of design and construction of community infrastructure facilities for education, healthcare, national governments, sports and leisure, justice, cultural venues, and commercial needs. From concept through completion, we provide necessary technical and administrative services to help our clients meet their program objectives. Our professionals serve as an extension of our clients' staff, protecting their interests as our own, and often working within our clients' offices. As an industry leader in program and project management, we oversee activities ranging from planning, coordination, scheduling and cost control, to design, construction and commissioning.

AECOM is seeking a highly talented Project Development Manager to support an on-site client program in Los Angeles, CA. This position is contingent upon an anticipated work release in the Summer/Fall of 2020.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to…

  • Plans and coordinates the execution of pre-construction activities associated with the preparation for the building of new schools and modernization projects

  • Responsible for the scope, schedule and budget, and overall success of multiple, new and modernization, school projects

  • Resolves complex planning, design and construction project-related issues, disputes and disagreements

  • Develops, assigns and monitors performance of Assistant Facility Development Managers (AFDM), Design Managers (DM) and Design professionals relative to assigned projects

  • Reports on project budget, schedule and issues. Provides information and analysis of project issues to Departmental, Branch and Board representatives

  • Reviews status and overall planning, design and construction project progress relative to submittal schedules. Reviews project through all development phases, and assesses status, progress and potential

  • Coordinates with representatives from various utility and government agencies to obtain timely action on successive phases of project completion

  • Assists project team staff with A/E contracts, bid and contract planning

  • Reviews and verifies Design Professional contract scope, fees and applications for payment, and performs overall fiscal management of multiple projects

  • Provides functional direction over areas of responsibility including project schedules, cost control, dispute resolution, contract administration and quality control

  • Coordinates project activities, requirements, and schedules with other District organizational branches and departments such as the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Design and A/E Technical Support, Project Execution, Facilities Contract Administration, Inspection Unit, Maintenance and Operations, local Educational Service Centers and site personnel

  • Develops and recommends internal policies and procedures

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree plus six (6) years of experience managing the planning, design, construction and coordinationof capital projects in educational facility construction or public works.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduation from a recognized college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture,Engineering or Construction Management.

  • Ten (10) years of experience managing the planning, design, construction and coordination of capital projects

  • Five (5) years of the above experience in educational facility construction or public works projects

  • Experience with scoping and planning of new construction and/or modernization projects

  • Experience with the Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes.

  • Experience with LEED and/or Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS) projects.

  • Experience with the development of major facilities (CEQA, agency approvals, coordination with City and County agencies).

  • Experience with both project delivery and procurement methods for public projects

  • Experience with community engagement processes and strong communication skills, both oral and written

  • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)

  • Experience in Formal Construction Partnering

  • Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)

  • Registration as an Architect and/or Professional Engineer by the State of California.

  • LEED Professional Accreditation

Additional Information

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 236465BR

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.