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AECOM Assistant Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

United States of America - Massachusetts, Boston

Job Summary

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

In this position s/he will assist in 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 Project and Program Managers. The Assistant Project Manager will assist in the management of technical and administrative staff on a wide variety of complex projects worldwide.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • 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


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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture

  • 4+ years of experience in engineering, architecture, or the field of construction management

  • Experience in developing design reports, drawings, and specifications

  • Demonstrated experience in managing subcontractors

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

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experienced with DoD projects

  • Security Clearance (or ability to obtain) preferred

  • Experience with project management

  • Basic familiarity with AutoCAD, BIM a plus

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license, Certified Construction Manager (CCM), Project Management Professional (PMP), or related licensure/registration (or ability to obtain with one year)

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills

  • Skilled in oral and written communication

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

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 Engineering

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250597BR

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.