Senior Program Manager - Military veterans preferred

2022-01-12
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee   contract


New York City
New York
United States

Job Summary

AECOM has two positions for a Senior Program Manager to support our team’s Renewable Energy, Future Fuels, Decarbonization, and Transmission and Distribution portfolios through strong program management, developing strategic partnerships, and contract negotiations. The successful candidate will have a strong working knowledge of renewable energy deal structuring, interconnection agreements, power purchase agreements, permitting and policy issues related to providing technical services to utilities. Experience working with developers and asset owners will be key to success and demonstrated experience in these areas is required. One position will be focused on the Eastern Domestic market and the other position will focus in the western US. Both positions may also be involved with national projects.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Responsibilities for the position include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Program management including projects varying in size and complexity

  • Developing and maintaining good client relationships across the portfolio

  • Solving complex and difficult commercial and technical issues with potentially significant financial impact

  • Manage primary consulting services to clients of various sizes

  • Interact with senior government or public officials and/or executive level clients on significant program matters often requiring coordination between organizations

  • Assess and manages risk on behalf of the client

  • Provide oversight and direction to AECOM PMs and other staff, client staff and subcontractors.

  • Mentor deputy program managers and early career staff

  • Cross functional responsibility for business development and program management activities associated with large scale infrastructure projects, investment in clean energy technologies including clean grid, on and offshore wind, solar, energy storage, decarbonization, EV infrastructure, decarbonization.

  • Provide consulting services for project financing, risk management and negotiating of EPC, O&M, and Interconnect Applications (IA) for new and greenfield development projects.

DCS—Energy

AECOM’s Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture – and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and behind the meter services – allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS degree and 10+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of education and/or experience

  • Experience must include previous management of infrastructure projects including utility scale and C&I solar, energy storage, wind, renewable fuels, decarbonization consulting, electrification of transportation, and transmission and distribution (T&D) projects

  • Experience leading the development and implementation of project execution plans in support of the successful execution of the project or program

  • Experience leading a diverse team of professionals including, but not limited to: project managers, construction managers, project controls professionals, estimating, public outreach, procurement professionals, environmental professionals, consultants, owners engineering, safety professionals, risk management etc.

  • Project and client management experience including management of multiple projects of significant scope and complexity

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience

  • Master’s degree in technical or business discipline

  • Experience with regional and national utilities, independent system operators (ISOs) and regulatory agencies

  • Experience with HVDC technologies

  • PE license

  • PMP certification preferred

  • Experience managing and negotiating transmission level grid interconnects with developers, ISOs, utilities, and regulatory agencies

  • High Voltage power engineering and/or construction related experience

  • Technical and strategic advisory experience in decarbonization and transition to clean grid based infrastructure

  • Strong relationships with construction companies and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with relevant business impact

  • Extensive experience in contract negotiation, risk mitigation and change management Experience managing large scale EPC contracts

Additional Information:

  • Travel is required for this position

  • AECOM encourages, but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved accommodation must be received in order to enter an AECOM or worksite location in New York City, NY.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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 Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 260543BR

Additional Locations US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave

Virtual: Yes

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.