AECOM Project Director in Indianapolis, Indiana

United States of America - Indiana, Indianapolis

Job Summary

Provides overall administrative and technical direction for one large complex project or multiple medium size projects through subordinate managers. Performs all functions and responsibilities in partnership with the company’s culture, corporate vision, ethics and code of conduct.

Essential Responsibilities/Function:

  • Administer and supervise construction activities associated with one or more construction projects.

  • Maintain good business relations with the owner and architect.

  • Assume a pro-active role in the bidding and negotiations for the project.

  • Authorized to make commitments to the client, architect, and subcontractors as appropriate to the successful completion of the project in conformity with company policy and management direction.

  • Make decisions independently on subcontracting issues and methods.

  • Qualify subcontractors and vendors for the construction project and upon selection, prepare sub contracts and/or purchase orders.

  • Ensure that all subcontracts and purchase orders are executed in a timely fashion.

  • Negotiate and price all owner change orders and execute in a timely fashion.

  • Direct preparation of a project schedule and continually review to make sure the project schedule is adhered to or modified as necessary.

  • Provide advice, guidance, mentoring and direction to subordinate project managers toward achievement of their personal development goals.

  • Responsible for continuously expanding and updating professional knowledge and honing skills and competencies to enhance individual innovation and productivity.

  • Interface with other company departments as necessary which may include schedules, budget changes, material and equipment expenditures, estimating, payroll, and personnel matters.

Minimum Requirements

  • 7+ years contractor and material purchasing experience in large-scale commercial construction project management.

  • A thorough knowledge of company’s contracting, finance, purchasing, engineering and controls procedures, as well as advanced knowledge of equipment and construction techniques required.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential.

  • Capable of successfully solving difficult contract and related technical problems requiring excellent judgment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four year engineering or business degree or equivalent combination in technical training and 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 Construction Management

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200087BR

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.