Construction Project Manager

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  • Long Island City, Queens, NY, USA
  • Mar 07, 2023
Full time Construction Management

Job Description

Company Description


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.



Job Description


AECOM is seeking a Construction Project Manager to be based in New York, NY.  Will Operate as a Construction Manager working directly with the NYC SCA on projects related to schools throughout New York City and the surrounding boroughs.

  • Supports overall management administration to project and assists in establishing project specific objectives and policies
  • May provide technical direction and guidance to subordinate managers, enforces company and project policies, maintains close client interface, and ensures all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule through subordinate managers and supervisors
  • Position may have significant profit/loss responsibility for assigned construction project
  • Provide the administration and coordination of activities for the design and construction of complex and highly visible construction and modernization projects under the guidance of a senior level SCA Project Officer
  • Ensure the quality and high standards of performance and compliance in both design and construction by all consultants, vendors, etc
  • Make decisions and take action in a timely manner to expedite the timely completion of the construction process
  • Correct mistakes and errors in design and construction before than can be extensively incorporated into the project or as early in the construction process as possible.
  • Make decisions on phasing and scheduling of projects. Prepare and/or ensure preparation of schedules for planning, design and construction. Monitor schedules and take appropriate actions to ensure that project is completed on schedule and within approved cost limitations.
  • Provide ongoing interface with contractors, construction managers, local school personnel and Senior Project Officers on project issues; routinely interact with SCA senior managers on such matters.
  • Participate in the development and issuance of project procedures and policies; review and make recommendations on SCA-wide procedures and policies.
  • Resolve issues and problems raised in field reports made by architects and construction management staff.
  • Work with architect/engineer of record regarding change orders, interpretation of contract documents, shop drawing submittals / approvals and other technical matters as required to ensure a structurally sound, code compliant and aesthetic facility.
  • Visit various job sites as required in the performance of the above duties.


About DCS—Program and Project Management
As an industry leader in program and construction management, we partner with clients to support projects from concept to completion. From education, healthcare, transportation, and water facilities to sports, leisure, cultural arts, and other public gathering venues, we deliver on the promise of protecting our clients’ interests as our own and building partnerships with the communities we serve.





  • BA/BS in Engineering, Construction Management or related field + 2 years relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
  • Valid Drivers License 
  • Due to the nature of the job, U.S. citizenship is required



Additional Information


With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.