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AECOM Architectural Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Company Description

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

Job Description

Job Summary

AECOM has an excellent career opportunity for a creative, highly talented Architectural Project Manager for immediate employment in our Boston, MA location which serves as our home office to support federal programs throughout the US and internationally.

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.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $150,000.00 - $175,000.00.


AECOM’s practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

What you will do:

As a Project Manager, you will lead the development of task order proposals; support the management team in tracking task budgets, monitoring activity schedules, and implementing product quality standards; and otherwise support the Program Managers.

The Project Manager will provide leadership in the management of design, technical and administrative staff on a wide variety of complex projects worldwide.

In this role, you will provide leadership to the team by communicating project objectives, contract scope, terms, and schedule. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • In partnership with the Project Director, Sr Manager and/or Project Architect, you will lead assist in leading a team, or multiple teams in the delivery of a wide range of projects

  • Oversees and ensures all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule through subordinate managers and supervisors

  • Responsible for the overall management administration to project and assists in establishing project specific objectives and policies.

  • Ensuring project completion within budget, schedule and in conformance with specifications

  • Reviewing contracts and sub-contracts and assisting to manage subcontractors

  • Monitoring project financials and reporting to the Project Manager

  • Developing and maintaining design schedules for approval

  • Resolving field-initiated questions with the technical design team

  • Coordinating and directing activities among the design groups

  • Participating and attending design review meetings and recording meeting minutes and tracking action items

  • Coordinating the development of project deliverables with the design team

  • Participating in building and maintaining a positive client relationship

  • Responsible for administering the project from budgeting/schedule stage through procurement and contract closeout. Position has significant profit/loss responsibility for assigned project.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Architectural Engineering, plus a minimum of eight (8) years of related experience managing multidisciplinary projects, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Registered Architect

  • Due to the nature of this work, US Citizenship only is required

  • Demonstrated experience with DoD projects

  • Demonstrated experience in managing subcontractors

  • Position will require travel domestically and possibly internationally

  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License and must be able to pass AECOM’s Motor Vehicle Records review

Preferred Qualifications

  • 12+ years of relevant experience in design management and resolving issues

  • Experience in services during construction, including answering RFI’s and reviewing submittals

  • Be client facing and lead client discussions

  • Proficient in MS Suite, SharePoint (or similar collaboration tools) and remote communications applications such as Teams, Zoom, etc.

  • Experience negotiating project scope, fees, managing project financial performance, and ensuring fiscal responsibility for projects through the design process.

  • Revit and BIM experience as well as experience in Photoshop, Microsoft Office.

  • Skilled in oral and written communication

  • Support projects within the last 10 years through all phases of design and construction.

Additional Information

This position does not offer sponsorship

This position does provide relocation assistance.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $150,000.00 - $175,000.00.


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: J10093037

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid

Legal Entity: AECOM Technical Services Inc