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AECOM Value Engineering Specialist in Whitby, Ontario

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Value Engineering Specialist to join our Value Engineering Practice. This position could be based out of any of the following offices: Mississauga, ON; Kitchener, ON; Markham, ON; Whitby, ON; Burnaby, BC; Winnipeg, MB; Edmonton, AB; Calgary, AB.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will provide Value Engineering services to various infrastructure projects globally. They must be a SAVE International Certified Value Specialist (CVS) or a Value Management Associate (VMA) who can obtain CVS certification within 6 months of hire. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and/or co-lead Value Engineering Studies for various infrastructure projects

  • Organize, coordinate and plan all Pre-Workshop, Workshop and Post-Workshop activities

  • Developing and/or modifying templates for Pre-Workshop, Workshop and Post-Workshop activities

  • Work with clients, Project Managers and the Value Engineering Practice Lead to develop VE Study Plans, facilitate client meetings and complete task orders

  • Experience with the management of a multidisciplinary team in a workshop environment

  • Experience with the management of communications during Pre-Workshop, Workshop and Post-Workshop activities

  • Providing clear direction to all VE Team members during Pre-Workshop, Workshop and Post-Workshop activities

  • Report and proposal writing, editing, formatting and compilation

  • Presentation preparation, writing, editing, formatting and compilation

  • Ensure VE Studies, reports and presentations meet client requirements

  • Manage project documents and facilitating meetings using Microsoft Teams

  • Continuously develop work-related skills and requirements as per SAVE International requirements as well as AECOM requirements

  • Ability to travel globally (25% to 50% of the time)

  • Adapt the Value Methodology to meet client requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS Degree + 4 Years of Relevant Experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Certified Value Specialist (CVS) or ability to obtain within 12 months of hire

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge and experience with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, Visio as well as Abode Products, Miro

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as detail oriented, possesses exceptional organizational skills, ability to adapt in a fast-pace environment, analytical, possess problem solving abilities and strong background in the Value Methodology

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line PPM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267474BR

Additional Locations CA - Burnaby, BC - 3292 Production Way, CA - Calgary, AB - 48 Quarry Park Blvd, CA - Edmonton, AB - 18817 Stony Plain Rd NW, CA - Kitchener, ON - 50 Sportsworld Crossing Rd, CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W, CA - Whitby, ON - 300 Water St, CA - Winnipeg, MB - 99 Commerce Dr

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.

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