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Project Director


Dublin, Ireland

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

About the Business Line Water
We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary
AECOM is currently seeking a Wastewater Project Director to lead a large wastewater treatment project based out of the Dublin, Ireland office. This project has a 5-year delivery programme and represents an excellent opportunity to develop strong client relationships and lead the water delivery team in Dublin. The project involves performing an Employers Representative Role through the tender design, procurement and construction phases on a 400,000PE WwTW and 27km of orbital sewer and sewerage outfall.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
Effectively maintain and develop healthy client relationship throughout the project execution and project close-out,
Create a team environment that supports AECOM’s Client focus, where employees meet the expectations, requirements, and agreements of our Clients,
Proactively resolve performance, scope, cost and schedule issues,
Help define project scope, goals, deliverables, and compliance requirements
Help define project staffing and resource requirements in consultation with Department Managers
Manage planning and scheduling of project deliverables and the development of resource loaded schedules for design and contract administration services
Define the project quality requirements. Ensure compliance with AECOM’s and the Client’s quality policies and procedures
Manage design team and develop an execution plan that allows work to be executed in logical sequences, monitors design activities, manages inter-discipline data flow and communication, and manages the introduction of design changes
Ensure strict compliance with the Client’s and AECOM’s safety policies and procedures
Use a full range of available communication mediums to engage and solicit inputs from key stakeholders on each project
Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
Ensure accurate and timely preparation of engineering management reports and on-going status reports to our clients and AECOM’s Senior Leadership at the District and Regional levels

Minimum Requirements
•Bachelor's degree in Civil, Process Mechanical, Chemical and/or Civil Engineering
•Chartered Engineer with a recognised professional body.
•15+ years of Project Management and Design / Construction experience
•Commissioning and Plant Operations experience would be considered an asset
•Proven experience in project management and the design and delivery of wastewater treatment plants and / or major trunk sewers
•Proficient in common desktop packages, i.e. Word, Excel, MS Project
•Motivated, team player, independent, organized
•Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications
•Demonstrated experience in development of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), scheduling and schedule analysis, cost estimating and cost control, budget development, reporting and record/document control
•Strong organizational, interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills
•Strong business acumen

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.


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