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Subcontracts Administrator III


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Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Subcontracts Administrator III to join the DCS Federal Procurement Group. This position will be responsible for awarding subcontract for services, environmental remediation projects, materials/equipment, and rental services that support AECOM’s government business effort.

This will be a remote position and can be based anywhere in the US. Candidates will need to be able to work during Central and Eastern time schedules.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

  • Providing assistance to AECOM’s Program and Project Managers on Federal government procurement

  • Working with Project Managers to ensure compliance with internal procurement policies, as well as Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements

  • Soliciting, awarding and administering Federal Government subcontracts

  • Assist in preparation of proposals in response to federal government request for proposals (RFPs)

  • Perform market research to locate new sources

  • Conduct negotiation with subcontractors on terms and conditions, price and schedule

  • Conduct price and/or cost analysis and write narrative to justify pricing as fair and reasonable

  • Pre- and post- award administration of subcontracts from the micro-purchase threshold to Cost Exceeding the Simplified Acquisition Threshold (CESAT) from cradle to grave

  • Supporting other tasks directly related to AECOM's Federal procurement, as assigned


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Scientific/Engineering Technical areas or a related degree + 4 years of federal subcontracts administration experience and/or other relevant subcontracts administration expereince or a demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Due to the nature of the work required of this position, U.S. Citizenship is required in order to support certain federal projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Scientific/Engineering Technical areas and/or at least five (5) years or more of job-related experience

  • Experience working with Federal services, environmental remediation projects, materials/equipment, and rental

  • Excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills

  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), DFARS, other FAR supplements, as well as the Uniform Commercial Code with the ability to independently research regulatory issues, understand their application and consequences to our business

  • Understanding of Contract and Subcontract formation and implementation for Federal programs

  • Self-starter with a “can-do” attitude that will thrive in a management structure where high standards of productivity, quality of work, and effectiveness are maintained

  • Strong organizational skills – the ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, manage time effectively, manage documentation, and meet deadlines in a fast paced, dynamic, team-oriented environment

  • Ability to work well as part of a team and provide good customer service to internal/external clients

  • Strong working knowledge of word-processing (Word), database, spreadsheet (EXCEL) programs and integrated software applications

  • In-depth knowledge and working history with subcontracts awarded under Federal Acquisition Regulations

  • Previous experience as a Federal Contracting Officer / Administrator

  • Ability to deal with fast past, ever evolving environment

  • Skilled at dealing with people and the ability to communicate effectively with people who are geographically separated

Additional Information

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization now or in the future

  • Relocation assistance and/or per diem is not offered for this position

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


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.