Apr 15, 2023

Senior Project Manager – Utilities

  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Construction

Job Description

**Company Description** **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 – 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. **Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.** 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. **Job Description** **AECOM** is seeking a **Senior Project Manager – Utilities** to be based in **Sacramento, CA.** **JOB SUMMARY:** The Senior Project Manager - Utilities is responsible for leading the successful delivery of assigned projects from inception to close-out, on schedule, within budget, in accordance with the approved scope, and meeting established quality requirements and objectives under the direction of the Director of Real Property and the Deputy Director of Third Parties. Specific responsibilities include providing leadership, oversight, and coordination between Utility Project Managers overseeing the relocation of facilities owned by utilities, railroads, municipalities, counties, state agencies, and others. The Senior Project Manager drives the process for relocating all third-party facilities impacted by the client’s projects and ensures operations are conducted in a manner consistent with state laws, policies, and administrative guidelines. The Senior Project Manager exercises innovative, data-driven problem-solving methodologies to secure solutions that are in the best interest of the client. **JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:** + Ability to analyze situations and technical documents accurately. + Support the negotiation of complex agreements directly with stakeholders. + Support State Staff and manage PDS staff in the relocation of third-party facilities. + Support the implementation of Third-Party Agreements related to the relocation of third-party facilities. + Provide guidance on approach and strategy to Utility Project Managers, Client’s Staff, PCM and Design Builders. + Resolve internal and external issues related to third-party facilities impacted by the client. + Support the development of policies and procedures for Utility Relocations. + Collaboratively engage with other Departments and staff to achieve desired outcomes. + Directly supervise the Utility Project Managers. Plans, organizes, assigns, monitors, and reviews staff workload to ensure timely and accurate completion consistent with the client’s policies and procedures and the State’s requirements. **Qualifications** **MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:** + BA/BS + 10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education **PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:** + A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or an Analytical field + A Juris Doctor Graduate Degree or PE preferred + 5+ Years of Experience in relocating utilities. + 10+ years of project management experience. + Knowledge of and experience negotiating with utilities, railroads, municipalities, counties, state agencies, and others. + Knowledge of the California State Contracting Manual, Caltrans Utility Relocation Manual, Design-Build Contracts, Federal Statutes, California State Statutes, and Project Management Techniques. + Ability to: + Prepare technical correspondence and complete, comprehensive reports; address an audience effectively; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; and communicate effectively to demonstrate leadership, team building, and collaboration skills, for meeting established project goals and objectives. + maintain good communication skills and working relationships with third-party agencies, management, consultants, private sector contractors, subcontractors, and their associations. + analyze situations and data accurately; lead the development of effective solutions and strategies for difficult technical and logistical problems related to securing agreements necessary for the program. + manage a diverse team in the support of third-party activities. + Strong coordination skills, given the strong matrix organization assembled for the program delivery team + Excellent communication and negotiating skills (both written and oral), and the ability to speak knowledgeably with other consultants, stakeholders, other governmental agencies, and individual citizens + Proficiency and knowledge of computer software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Visio, Project, and PowerPoint. **Additional Information** + Offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $141,243.45 - $261,300.39. + AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs. + All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. Join us and let’s get started. **ReqID:** J10085954 **Business Line:** Transportation **Business Group:** DCS **Strategic Business Unit:** West **Career Area:** Construction **Work Location Model:** On-Site