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AECOM Architecture/Engineering Office Operations Lead in Tampa, Florida

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Architecture/Engineering Office Operations Lead to be based in our Tampa, FL office. This opportunity will work with other Leadership members to help grow the Tampa office, develop and implement strategies, and manage programs and individual projects.

The Operations Lead will be responsible for the following items:

Job Responsibility:

  • Support and collaborate with Tampa Office Manager, B+P RBL DOO, and Section and Office Operations Managers to develop strategic approaches and tactical plans, support implementation, and manage execution within the office.

  • Serve as a key point person for the operational performance of the B+P business line within the Tampa office.

  • Leverage and grow the office:

  • Tracking business line performance for monthly and quarterly targets

  • Resource planning providing hiring and management guidance and support

  • Supporting work capture and business development

  • Key role in defining office performance metrics and goals

  • Supporting growth and quality of work within the practices

  • Establishing and executing policy as needed for the office

  • Supports PMs with projects providing mentorship, education, and guidance to ensure healthy delivery of projects

  • Provides proposal reviews for proper scoping, pricing, and scheduling

  • Provide project support reviewing contractual obligations, scope gaps, and performance requirements.

  • Manages staffing issues and collaborates for resolution

  • Manage programs and/or individual projects of varying complexity in support of the Tampa office

  • This role requires being highly organized, attention to detail, and being able to multitask in a fast-paced environment

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture. With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable, and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions. Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc., and many Fortune 500 companies.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS plus ten (10) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver’s License required to regularly drive AECOM vehicles to project sites. As a condition of employment, selected candidate must pass a Motor Vehicle Records review

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in architectural, engineering, consulting, or other associated professional industries

  • Experience in all phases of project design and construction from proposal to closeout/operations

  • Master of Business Administration

  • Previous Department of Defense experience preferred

  • An advanced degree is preferred

  • PMP certification is preferred

  • Demonstrated understanding of core consulting firm business fundamentals and organizational structures

  • Demonstrated ability to engage across business lines and industry verticals to effectively develop and drive collaboration and grow relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to grow teams and offices and meet performance goals

  • Demonstrated experience in the development of scopes, fees, and proposals for consulting, design, and/or construction

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a demonstrated ability to identify potential risks and performance concerns

  • Exceptional interpersonal and stakeholder management skills

  • Ability to self-guide while working well in collaborative situations bringing creativity and strategy

  • Strong and effective communicator both verbally and written

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Relocation is available for this position

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $150,000.00 - $175,000.00.


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: J10103380

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Business Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid