Harold Force Account Construction Manager - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

New York City
New York
United States

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Harold Force Account Construction Manager to be based in New York City.

General: Manage the Force Account Construction Management team and effort to assure that the Amtrak Direct Force Account Construction is performed in a safe, quality and coordinated manner to meet the schedule and budgetary goals of the ESA project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Direct Force Account project’s budget and schedule with the assistance of Project Controls.

  • Develop Long Range planning objectives and formulate construction schedules based on ESA priorities in conjunction with Force Account construction (Amtrak).

  • Conduct Construction Readiness workshops with Amtrak disciplines to confirm safety, scope, schedule, material availability and quality assurance.

  • Perform constructability reviews and field walks to verify constructability and conduct field surveys as required.

  • Manage and coordinate Force Account construction interfaces with 3rd party construction activities in conjunction with the ESA construction schedule.

  • Manage the Change Control Process working with the GEC, CM Staff and Project Controls.

  • Interface with Railroad Operations groups to plan and obtain track and power outages in support of the ESA construction schedule.

  • Coordinate weekly construction schedules with Railroad forces to assure adherence to the ESA construction schedule.

  • Provide weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on the progress of work, schedule, cost, budget, safety and quality issues.

  • Manage team of field engineers to provide quality assurance during field construction and utilize to conduct constructability reviews.

  • Manage the development of As-Built drawings through the maintenance of progress set of drawings in the field by the field engineer staff.

  • Review and approve invoices from Amtrak.

  • Review and approve invoices from the GEC as part of their Construction Phase Services (CPS).

  • Work with the Force Account Materials groups to coordinate and develop delivery schedules and address material problem/issues.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Management

  • A minimum of 6 years of responsible experience in the areas of civil and railroad construction, or relevant equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must have at least 5 years senior level management experience

  • Prior railroad experience is a plus

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 Construction Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254342BR

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.