Value Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Value Engineer for immediate employment in Arlington, VA. The successful candidate will be part of the PPM Project Controls Group supporting various projects in performing value engineering studies on the designs. The overall objective of this role will be to perform detailed Value Engineering studies and determine if the design covers the required functions of the project at the lowest overall cost & time and maintain a high-quality standard.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare plans for performing Value Engineering on projects with different project delivery methods.

  • The Value Engineer will be responsible for performing a systematic application of recognized techniques to evaluate design performance and value to deliver a functional and simplified product.

  • Review complete design packages, identify high cost areas, conduct a functional analysis of the high cost areas and determine their cost/worth relationships.

  • Determine that the best design practices are used and propose alternatives. Evaluate advantages and disadvantages of each alternative and provide a matrix analysis.

  • Perform a comprehensive functional analysis in the design phase.

  • Provide studies on cost savings that could be incorporated into designs.

  • Make recommendations to the design team on how to improve function, cost, maintainability, and quality of the project.

  • Provide detailed reports on Value Engineering findings to include detailed cost reports, project life cycle analyses and sketches.

  • Make presentations to the project teams on explaining the findings of the Value Engineering Study, and how they can be implemented. Determine the level of effort required to redesign if necessary.

  • The Value Engineer will be responsible to track and make sure the approved recommendations are converted into actions.

  • Supervises junior staff through task development, establishing and maintaining goals and expectations, and documenting performance related issues and achievements.

  • Oversees continuous professional development for staff, documents employee performance issues and participates in resolutions as appropriate.

  • Identifies and develops talent.

  • Maintains positive working relationship with peer leaders.

  • Establishes and maintains clear goals and expectations for the organization.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Bachelor’ degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management

  • 8+ years of experience of progressive Value Engineering experience

  • Possession of Professional License (PE or AIA) in the State of Virginia

  • Certified Value Specialist (CVS)

  • Knowledgeable of the design and operation requirement of multi-discipline systems.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with multiple project delivery methods

  • Prior experience in Federal and local government projects

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office Products Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software

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. 239219BR

Clearance Required No

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.