Senior Project Manager /FEMA Project Manager

Competitive salary
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

AECOM is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager/ FEMA Project Manager to perform and manage flood risk analysis, mapping, and related services on projects at a national level. The position will be primarily remote work, with a home base of Dallas, TX or Seattle, WA., and requires occasional travel for in-person meetings,

Key Responsibilities:


  • Plans, directs, and supervises all operations included in moderately sized projects with moderate risk, complexity, and financial impact.
  • Manages and leads all technical, financial, and client satisfaction areas using consistent processes and tools.
  • May include management of small teams, in remote locations and/or management of subcontractors.
  • Manages projects on a local to regional basis achieving quality outcomes, financial performance and client satisfaction.
  • Successfully develops strategy, prepares proposals, negotiates contracts, and executes project.
  • Acts as primary point of contact with client.

Geospatial Responsibilities 

  • Supervise GIS staff, oversee geospatial projects, and allocate and review project tasks
  • Communicate with project team members, government representatives (federal, state, and local), and other stakeholders to define data needs, project requirements, and desired outputs
  • Manage large database and data visualization platforms
  • Customize GIS workflow and software programs for data collection, engineering, and environmental applications

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
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.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team 47,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
With more than 3,200 Water professionals in all major markets throughout the United States and Canada, AECOM’s Water business line leverages nearly a century of local, national and international project experience to provide today’s municipalities, industries and governments with cost-effective solutions to their Water challenges. We deliver our services—from environmental planning studies to detailed design, construction management, and operations and maintenance—to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Our public sector work encompasses everything from small rural communities, to large urban centers, to agencies with regional responsibilities. Our private sector work includes assignments for multiple commercial/industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals, power, food and beverage, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

Requisition/Vacancy No.




Minimum Requirements




  • BA/BS in GIS, Geography or related field, and 8+ years of related experience
  • 8+ years of GIS project experience
  • PMP certified
  • Demonstrated experience with FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program

Preferred Qualifications




  • Master’s degree in a preferably related field
  • Proficiency using ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Be dynamic, personable and highly self-motivated
  • Have exceptional customer service orientation
  • Have a strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong familiarity with GIS Production environment
  • Familiarity with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), FEMA Flood Insurance Studies, especially historical reporting requirements for DFIRM studies, MT-2, and other related studies.
  • Ability to analyze and communicate quantitative data to the client to both technical and administrative staff
  • Excellent quantitative and presentation skills, using software such as MS Excel and MS Power Point to organize and analyze data.

Additional comments:

  • Staff have to be committed to completing the process efficiently and in accordance with FEMA’s timelines.
  • The U. S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) Personnel Security Division requires all disaster personnel to be U.S. citizens and be able to successfully pass a background investigation. Candidates will be required to disclose personal information including criminal records, credit issues, residential, employment, social and medical history.
  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. For Colorado locations only, the midpoint – maximum of the salary range: $147,758 – 191,826 USD (Exempt).

What We Offer


We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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


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