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AECOM Senior Architectural Project Manager in Kitchener, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Kitchener

Job Summary

AECOM Buildings + Places Canada is seeking a Senior Architectural Project Manager to join our Kitchener-based team. The job incumbent will be responsible for managing a busy portfolio of Postal delivery building projects for a high profile client. The job incumbent will be responsible for the overall planning, coordination and control of several projects from inception to completion, with the goal of producing s functionally and financially viable project that will be completed on time within authorized cost and to the required quality. Manages scope, schedule, budget, quality, safety, and change management.

Major Responsibilities

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

  • Perform as a Project Manager

  • Write and coordinate winning proposals, attract new clients and retain current clients as required

  • At a project level, provide clear guidance to designers and technical staff to meet client objectives Manage financial and cost control aspects of projects

  • Meet with clients to review project requirements

  • Manage a project team to produce fully coordinated working drawings and project specifications

  • Collaborate with management on preparation of project proposals

  • Communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing with project team and clients

  • Preparation of design and contract documents, document checking, conduct construction review and contract administration throughout the duration of a project

  • Communicate with construction team to provide information and help resolve problems

  • Responsible for overseeing several active projects and be part of our marketing team in sourcing new work

  • Client communication, internal project team communication, consultant coordination, design development, drawing review and contract administration

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture/Engineering or related field

  • No less than six (6) years relevant work experience managing multiple projects of various types and complexities for commercial clients.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven experience leading a team thorough all phases of a project

  • Architectural Designation

  • Ability to manage a number of projects simultaneously

  • B=Broad skills in all phases of project delivery an asset

  • Technical knowledge of building construction and the Ontario Building Code

  • Familiar with construction administration protocols

  • Business acumen

  • Ability to work within a team environment, ability to co-ordinate with a multi-disciplinary in-house consultant team

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills

  • Ability to multi-task combined with strong attention to detail, time management and organizational skills

  • High level of sound and independent judgment and reasoning

  • Strong, hands-on technical knowledge, document review, consultant coordination and experience in field review and contract administration

  • Dedicated, with an all-hands-on-deck attitude towards completing the work efficiently and accurately


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-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere. On projects spanning buildings, transportation, 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 2021 Military Friendly® Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2021

About Buildings + Places

AECOM's Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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 Architecture and Design

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250178BR

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.