AECOM Paralegal – Professional Licensing in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

United States of America - Massachusetts, Chelmsford

Job Summary

AECOM’s Corporate Legal team is seeking an extremely detailed and proactive professional who enjoys working on time sensitive material, can handle ever-changing priorities, and has a positive, team-player attitude.

The selected individual will primarily focus on monitoring and providing support on a variety of complex state licensing compliance policies and procedures for the design, engineering, construction and management industry.

Working closely with our Assistant General Counsel, Corporate and other Paralegals, the candidate will primarily support AECOM’s Professional Licensing needs and requirements through:

  • Assisting with the processing and maintaining of state professional licensing and renewal efforts

  • Coordinating with internal clients in determining the needs for professional licenses, identifying responsible individuals and complying with guidelines and procedures

  • Coordinating with and managing external vendor as it relates to professional licensing renewals

  • Providing attorneys and legal staff with information in regards to professional licenses, applications, renewals and reinstatements

  • Developing expertise in state professional licensing requirements

  • Performing extensive legal research and analysis

  • Continuously monitoring changes and evaluating specific activities that may have an impact on the current licenses

  • Preparing corporate documents including secretary certificates, officer and director appointments, resolutions, minutes and other documentation related to corporate secretarial requests

  • Assisting with legal entity maintenance and the preparation of documentation for formations, amendments, withdrawals, mergers and dissolutions of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies

  • Assisting with other corporate legal matters, including time sensitive projects that arise on a day-to-day basis

Minimum Requirements

  • Completion of an ABA-approved paralegal program

  • Two or more years paralegal experience at a law firm and/or corporation

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, organize and manage multiple projects with time sensitive deadlines in a highly dynamic and high volume work environment

  • Self-motivated and results oriented with ability to work independently and make independent decisions

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with great follow-through, accuracy and meticulous attention to detail

  • Capacity to problem solve and implement solutions under time sensitive circumstances, collaboratively or independently, and take initiative before issues arise

  • Ability to respond to unique and complex business organization transactions

  • Ability to build trust and effective working relationships across various teams and groups

  • Verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various departments and personalities within company

  • Ability to perform legal research by identifying and retrieving information necessary to support legal decision-making

  • Ability to deal with multistate regulatory agencies and state licensing departments

  • Excellent judgement and professionalism

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of state professional licensing practices (contractors, architectural and engineering) or similar licensing experience.

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 Legal and Compliance

Business Line Corporate

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200564BR

Clearance Required 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.