AECOM Construction Manager MEP in Leuven, Belgium

Belgium - Flemish Brabant, Leuven

Alternate Locations BEL - Ghent

Job Summary

AECOM Belgium is currently seeking a Construction Manager to manage all the industrial MEP construction works on the site. The goal of this position is to ensure that the actual construction of the project is carried out in a safe manner, to the agreed specification and quality laid out by the client, and is completed within the project programme.

The overall programme will likely have multiple projects being constructed concurrently and in some instances, collocated. Also, construction will be inside an operating facility, and construction events may be sequenced to take advantage of turn arounds or outages to implement tie ins to critical services that cannot be normally isolated.

In the role of Construction Manager your key duties include:

Project Preparation

  • Monitoring, checking all project progress, documentation, file system and distribution.

  • Advising on Permitting and Approvals requirements

  • Assist with obtaining Technical Conditions


  • Review design for constructability and overall work sequencing with in the program to minimize mobilization

  • Identify scope of design interfaces.

  • Identify need for mock-ups.

  • Prepare product safety and quality plans.

Construction Procurement

  • Analyse construction capabilities of tenderers.

  • Assist preparation of tender documentation.

  • Evaluate tenderers.

  • Analyse forms of contract available.

  • Assist contract negotiations.

  • Develop preliminary construction program.


  • Support the AECOM site project manager in the execution of the projects during all phases of the project development, and implementation as requested..

  • Design development and buildability of the concept/detailed designs.

  • Audit agreed quality plans and ensure that they are undertaken on site.

  • Check Contractors’ Safety Plans

  • Ensure contractors adhere to Safety Plans

  • Uphold statutory regulations.

  • Control impact of construction on the environment.

  • Control logistics and security.

  • Temporary field accommodation and welfare.

  • Materials handling.

  • Implement and manage induction/cost against project plans.

  • Prepare monthly reports, photographs.

  • Ensure inspection of all works, defects, backlogs and their repairing.


  • Co-operation with other team members.

  • Carry out performance reviews with their subordinates.

  • Inform regularly his superior about all progress.

  • Establish and maintain local law legislation and company Health and Safety standards on the sites, use Health and Safety tools.

Minimum Requirements

  • Higher education from a technical university

  • Dutch and English language knowledge

  • PC literacy

  • Customer focus

  • Teamworking

  • Commercial and financial awareness

  • Professional expertise

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Taking initiative

  • Good job organisation and time management

  • Effective communication

  • Thorough knowledge of the construction process

  • Understand clients’ objectives

Preferred Qualifications

  • Build and maintain good reputation of the company.

  • During his/her activities use adequate qualification, competencies, professional expertise and care which can be expected from a qualified employee on this position.

  • Become acquainted with company internal rules and regulations, procedures and policies and adhere to these.

  • Act in accordance with local legislation.

  • Take responsibility for the Health and Safety in the department or on site; implement and act in accordance with the company policy in regards to Health and Safety.

  • Become acquainted with new rules and methods, improve qualification and language knowledge.

  • Keep confidentiality about all facts which are considered or declared as confidential.

  • If an ISO system applied, implement and adhere to the current requirements of this quality control system.

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 - Construction

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Belgium

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198503BR

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.