Municipal Project Manager

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Orange, CA
  • Posted 37 days ago | Updated 11 hours ago


On Site
USD 93,000.00 - 120,000.00 per year
Full Time


Professional development
Project management
Stakeholder management
Project administration
Project control
Cost control
Quality control
Business analytics

Job Details

Company Description

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry's best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

Job Description

AECOM Water is currently looking for a highly skilled and experienced Project Manager to join our team. This position is specifically focused on managing large conveyance and treatment projects for our municipal water clients in Orange, CA. As a Municipal Water Project Manager , you will play a crucial role in overseeing the successful execution of these projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. A strong background in project management, working with clients, and a passion for delivering sustainable infrastructure solutions is expected.

The selected candidate will be responsible for working together with our teams to support the delivery of large-scale municipal water and/or wastewater projects, with a value exceeding $10 million in services. Working closely with the lead Project Manager, you will contribute to the successful execution of these complex municipal projects, ensuring that all aspects are effectively coordinated and managed. Furthermore, you may independently manage one or more moderately complex municipal water projects, which may involve a combination of tasks such as design, construction, procurement, and stakeholder management. This role offers a unique opportunity to work on challenging projects and make a significant impact in the field of water and wastewater infrastructure.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Support delivery on large ( $>10M in services ), complex municipal water and/or wastewater projects in conjunction with the lead Project Manager; may also manage one or more moderately complex projects, involving a combination of the following:

  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of all phases of projects (from beginning to close out) on time within budget and within scope.

  • Works mostly independently but receives support from a more experienced Project Manager on specific assignments, objectives, complex features, and possible solutions.

  • Support and/or lead municipal project administration, project controls, scheduling, cost control, estimating, and procurement representatives.

  • May supervise mid to junior-level engineers on multi-disciplinary projects

  • Prepare documentation related to current or prospective projects, including correspondence, reports, proposals, and technical specifications

  • Communicate and work with other project team members in Orange, Los Angeles, and other regional offices to provide quality service to clients on projects of varying scope and complexity

  • Liaise with and assist other departments and offices in the provision of design services to other clients, as applicable

  • Participates in the interdisciplinary review of project deliverables

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations, specifications, or drawings


Minimum Requirement

  • BA BS in Engineering or other related degree + 2 years of relevant municipal industry experience and or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education


  • PM for Engineering Projects

  • PMP preferred

  • Engineering Degree preferable

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $93,000.00 - $120,000.00.


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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle - from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10105257

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid