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Project Controls Sr Manager

Company: AECOM
Location: New York
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Company Description

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At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world's most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a Project Controls Senior Manager for employment for our NY Metro offices.

Oversee program controls related activities for smaller programs or a specialist areas of program controls, in support of the overall Program Manager.

Effectively lead the project controls function on a medium to large project.

Provides the organization with technical leadership and strategic direction for program controls delivery globally.

Assume mentoring and training roles as requested and identifies high potential employees to management.

Establish and maintain a Program Controls system monitoring and reporting Scope, Schedule, Cost, Risk and Documentation progress against an agreed Baseline.

Manage and oversee the Change Management process (controlling updates to the Baseline) in concert with appropriate governance and interfaces with all other areas of the program esp. technical changes from engineering and commercial changes from procurement and contracting.

Ensure the timely operation of the required reporting systems both client facing and for AECOM operational management.

Advise the Program Manager on the status of program delivery, proposing any actions required both in terms of improvements required and best practice that can be applied elsewhere or more widely in the program.

Manage the Program Controls team fulfilling Project Controls, Scheduling, Cost, Risk, Document Controls and Reporting functions.

Ensures that a tracking database is developed and maintained to cross check subcontractor funding is aligned with work authorization and expenditures.

Evaluates manpower, labor hour, and labor cost requirements versus budget limitations.

Oversees the production and maintenance of accurate project schedules. Expert understanding of schedule resource loading and leveling.

Assists the Project Manager in budgeting and managing incentive programs.

Establishes and maintains client relationships.

Review and analyze project program and oversee the production of accurate progress/performance reports.

Collaborate with the AECOM Controls community of practice comprised of professionals across the firm experienced in and engaged in Controls services.

Champion for ethical and safe working practices.

Drives innovation in program management approaches and methodology to achieve marketplace differentiation.

Actively supports the attraction and retention of talent across area of expertise.


Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + 10 years of project controls experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education including 2 years of leadership.

Transit and Transportation Experience for multiple agencies in NY/NJ metro area.

Licensed Professional Engineer.

Preferred Requirements:

20 Years related experience

Alternative delivery expertise

Developing external network of industry contacts and demonstrating ability to develop positive personal influence with program clients.

Developing expertise in applicable technical areas or an aspect of program controls for use by clients and peers to position or deliver programs.

Able to demonstrate personal development through mentorship of others.

Demonstrates exemplary leadership attributes that provide role modelling for others.

Understands how Controls impact the firm's performance and attainment of client's business objectives and it able to build consensus to change program strategy in challenging situations.

Experience leading efforts managing budgets, financial commitments, cash flows and cost related data on complex programs.

Commercial awareness re: supply chain engagement and contracting mechanisms.

Demonstrated capability to implement a Programmatic Controls system applicable to AECOM's client services, including programs of high complexity.

Able to lead and manage Controls teams through all phases of planning, mobilization, execution, and closeout consistent with established delivery processes to meet the scope, schedule, budget, quality and other specified requirements stated in the contract.

Has a demonstrated understanding and application of the knowledge and skills required of Controls managers; a demonstrated understanding and application of business development and program/project delivery processes; a demonstrated understanding of the scope and workings of best practice program/project Controls management.

Demonstrated ability to set long term goals and strategies and establish effective management of internal and external interfaces and interdependencies across the program.

Has built diverse and inclusive teams to enable collective success through trust, psychological safety, autonomy, accountability and alignment.

Additional Information

Additional information

Sponsorship is not available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $190,000.00 - $250,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10099248

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid

Keywords: AECOM, New York , Project Controls Sr Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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