Water/Wastewater Project Engineer - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

New York
United States

United States of America - New York, Amherst

Job Summary

Come join AECOM and learn from leading experts in the Wastewater field! Utilize your full potential working on local, national, and global projects. This is a unique growth opportunity for a Project Engineer who wants to take their career to the next level. Based out of our Buffalo, NY Office, you have an opportunity to work with multidisciplinary teams within our Water Business Line. The types of projects are varied and most are substantial in size. Many are full-cycle activities starting from studies, to planning, design, and construction services.

At AECOM in our Water Business line, we do it all - water supply planning, treatment, and distribution; wastewater planning, collection, and treatment; water resources including stormwater planning and treatment, dams & hydropower, flood protection, and climate resiliency. In this role, you will also have an opportunity to mentor junior staff and interact with key clients.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Interface with clients and regulatory agencies and play a major role on presentations to existing or potential clients as well as regulators

  • Lead technical designs and evaluations

  • Collaboratively work with a multi-discipline design team

  • Supervise, mentor, and provide support for junior-level engineering staff

  • Oversee and prepare engineering reports and documentation

  • Assist Sr. Managers – tracking scope, schedule, and budget, adherence to QA/QC guidelines

  • Prepare engineering services proposals, cost estimates, and schedules

  • Prepare contract documents suitable for bidding

  • Field investigation and observation of construction projects

  • Preparing design calculations and construction cost estimates

  • Plan and prepare, or review, technical specifications, and other procurement and contract documents

  • Strong written and oral communication skills


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunities 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 megaproject, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

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

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering from ABET-accredited university

  • 4+ years of experience on water, wastewater, and water resource projects

  • Experience developing engineering deliverables such as engineering reports, design drawings, technical specifications, and other detailed engineering deliverables

  • Demonstrated technical skills and experience working on stormwater, water, wastewater, or flood protection/resilience projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience on water, wastewater, and water resource projects

  • Registered Professional Engineer licensed in New York or ability to gain via reciprocity within 6 months.

  • Master’s degree in Civil, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering with an emphasis in wastewater collection and treatment.

  • Experience with the planning, design, and construction phase services for wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations.

  • Experience with plant hydraulic evaluations and design.

  • Familiar with NPDES regulations and wastewater treatment process models.

  • Technical Report Writing, state/federal permitting, and standard engineering practices

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong commitment to ensuring safe project execution

  • Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to work well in a team environment

  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods

  • Self-starter and ability to take initiative

  • Client-focused service perspective is a must

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be client-facing

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 Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252102BR

Virtual: 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.