AECOM Scientific Project Manager in Anchorage, Alaska

Business Line Environment

Position Title Scientific Project Manager

United States of America - Alaska


Job Summary

The Impact, Assessment and Planning team is seeking an experienced, motivated, flexible, and resourceful individual to be responsible for providing project management expertise for environmental planning and permitting projects. AECOM is one of the largest, global, fully integrated engineering, construction and technical services firms with the capabilities to support the full project life cycle. We offer a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering; a broad range of science and technical services; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; and decommissioning and closure services. Our business lines encompass private sector (mining, oil and gas, power, pipeline, commercial-industrial, manufacturing, and chemical-Pharmaceutical); infrastructure (surface transportation, rail and mass transit, aviation, ports and harbors, and water resources, treatment, and distribution); and federal programs. This individual will need to provide a wide range of technical responsibilities and will require internal Project Management Certification within six months of hire.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for overall quality of work and oversees projects.

  • Works on complex and challenging projects with little senior guidance.

  • Assesses the feasibility and soundness of proposed technical and scientific evaluations when necessary data are insufficient.

  • Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the technical work in a part of a major project or small-moderate scope project.

  • Conducts peer reviews; makes technical presentations.

  • Provides direction to staff to ensure financial reporting, administrative requirements, and project controls are attained.

  • Resolves project team-level conflicts.

  • Responsible for compliance within corporate financial control policies for projects in responsible charge.

  • Responsible for maintaining existing client relationships by ensuring client needs are being met and contracts are being adhered to, attending client meetings, resolving problems, preparing client reports.

  • Performs Project Management activities including developing project budgets and schedules; assigning staff to projects; negotiating sub consultant contracts; reviewing project progress; assisting sector managers; and preparing project closeouts.

  • Performs Business Development activities such as writing and/or overseeing the development of proposals in response to RFQs and RFPs; attends local meetings to build relationships with potential clients and follows up on new contacts.

  • Responsible for delivering revenues assigned from specific projects and/or clients.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in natural or social sciences.

  • 8+ years' experience.

  • Intensive and diversified knowledge of scientific principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields.

  • Utilization of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices of sciences and disciplines.

  • Ability to generate well-written, technically should reports requiring little report core modification (structure, general content) from senior technical personnel.

  • Understanding and correct application of project-specific regulatory guidance and regulations.

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Program and Project Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 179645BR

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.