Project Manager – Hydrogen

October 14, 2020
New York, NY
Job Type


United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Program Manager to support a utility industry client with a Hydrogen demonstration project, that will be reporting to the NYC office, but can be located remotely.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


  • Experience with firing natural gas blended with hydrogen on FE LM6000 gas turbines

  • Thorough understanding of feasibility of blending hydrogen with natural gas for use in an existing natural gas-based power generation asset

  • Report to the Client’s Project Manager and/or the Project Engineers to ensure that equipment and systems meet design, code and licensing requirements, and operating and maintenance intents.

  • Adhere to and ensure compliance with the Project Management Policies and Procedures.

  • Coordinate and oversee all activities relating to engineering, design, and procurement for the project.

  • Prepare a recommendation for contract award including any material necessary for the Trustee ratification process

  • Coordinate review of engineering drawings and specifications as they relate to project objective and constructability and make recommendations concerning acceptance, rejection and/or changes.

  • Coordinate design review meetings and reconcile review comments from members of other groups within the Client in order to maintain the project schedule.

  • Prepare the overall project plan and project schedule to establish milestone compliance measures and insure project completion on time and within budget. This includes, but limited to, providing engineering, design and procurement input during project planning.

  • Responsible for projects from initiation through close-out and will be required to create project schedules and job scopes and assist with project budgeting and cash flow.

  • Compile bid packages, evaluate proposals and prepares bid evaluations as they relate to engineering concerns and overall project completion, including construction sequence and coordination of the construction outages, including RFP, Division I and preliminary bid line items.

  • Provide field staff with input and consult with Engineer-of-Record on design changes required during construction, clarification of design and support issue resolution to maintain schedule.

  • Manage design changes once bid drawings are issued and ensure compliance with the Client’s change control procedures. PE/PM must assure proposed design changes are cost effective.

  • Develop a tracking log for managing all RFI's submitted for the project and guide the RFI through the proper personnel until a final response is issued to the contractor(s).

  • Monitor delivery schedules.

  • Coordinate with and resolve applicable QA/QC items.

  • Coordinate the submittal process including tracking, review and approval all vendor drawings, safety documentation, materials, equipment and data.

  • Provide project/program monthly status reports, which includes but not limited to scope changes, financial summary, milestone schedule, and one-month look ahead.

  • Prepare a project (electronic/digital) binder that will require all documentation to be organized and stored in, as the project progresses from initiation through completion.

  • Prepare and/or track project/program cost estimates and provide project health reporting as requested.

Level specific responsibilities:

  • Manages one or more very complex project, involving a combination of the following:

  • Clients with a national geographic footprint; OR,

  • Projects involving a full spectrum of services offered by IE; OR,

  • Other complexities, such as projects that involve litigation, environmental protection, due diligence, etc.

  • Manages all phases of projects (from beginning to close out).

  • Has consenting and regulatory authority for approvals.

  • Manages other Project Managers.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS/BS plus 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant experience

  • Hydrogen combustion experience

  • Experience with NY / Northeastern utilities

  • PMP and/or PE license

  • Engineering or technical degree


This position does not include sponsorship for US work authorization

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Power & Industrial

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240742BR

Clearance Required 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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