Wastewater Process Mechanical Design Leader

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Posted 49 days ago | Updated 2 hours ago


On Site
USD 93,000.00 - 150,000.00 per year
Full Time


Mechanical engineering
Design management
Technical drafting
Project implementation
Business development
Proposal writing
Quality control
Engineering design
Systems design
Problem solving
Analytical skill
Technical writing
Quality assurance
Autodesk Revit

Job Details

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM's US West Region Water Business Line is actively seeking a Wastewater Process Mechanical Engineer to lead and contribute technical expertise for projects; support mentoring, training, and growth of staff; and support strategy and sale of AECOM's services to this designated market sector.

This is a terrific opportunity for a Wastewater Engineer with detailed design, construction and management experience who is seeking a role that allows them to expand their experience and responsibility. The appropriately qualified candidate will have a proven record in design, standards development and implementation, design management, proven technical experience in Wastewater treatment systems including biosolids management, digesters, and RNG. The candidate should be able to meet with clients and present technical options and solutions for meeting complex wastewater challenges and enthusiasm to enhance and grow a well-established design team.


Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Provide technical design expertise specific to biosolids, digesters, cogeneration and RNG with interest in becoming subject matter expert in the field.

  • Work closing with AECOMs Biosolids and Biogas Subject Matter Experts for project positioning and execution.

  • Enthusiastic about seeking creative solutions in tackling design challenges more efficiently.

  • Support development, adoption, and implementation of technical standards in biosolids, digesters and RNG across the Wastewater business line.

  • Be an active participant in AECOMs Technical Practice Process Mechanical Group for development and implementation of technical standards across AECOMs Water Business Line

  • Be an advocate for implementation and adoption of AECOM standards in project implementation.

  • Support AECOMs Design-Build group in pursuit and delivery of wastewater projects.

  • Support technical design development across wastewater process mechanical systems including pumps and pipes, mixers, clarifiers, filters, dewatering equipment, compressors, boilers, heat exchangers, screening, or similar mechanical systems.

  • Support business development through technical proposal writing and client brown bags.

  • Supervise mid to junior level engineers on multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Supports AECOMs Digital Team in developing and implementing initiatives for advancing the way we work, including:

  • Support the evolution and execution of a best-in-class execution delivery including design processes and supporting technology.

  • Engage with client delivery teams in on-going projects & programs to understand challenges, pain points, and blockers to digital technology adoption and usage.

  • Facilitate the development of design delivery best practices, processes, and standards to align with the usage of digital technology.

  • Develop, implement, and oversee QA/QC processes to enable the usage and adoption of digital technology, ensuring the highest standards of quality in all deliverables, and document quality control measures and outcomes.

  • Work with the virtual design center for developing, adopting, and implementing efficient design practices.

  • Provide technical presentations at Conferences and for clients.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related engineering field + 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in engineering preferred.

  • 10+years of Substantial experience in detailed engineering design and design management in a consulting engineering environment delivering water/wastewater projects.

  • Professional Engineering License

  • Familiarity with AutoDesk software: AutoCAD and Revit

  • Familiarity with software for modeling wastewater systems

  • Experience with pump and pipe hydraulic calculations, modelling, and design.

  • Software experience in BioWin, AFT Fathom, Bluebeam, and similar engineering design software

  • Experience with mechanical system design specific to wastewater including:

  • Biosolids, Digesters, RNG, Pumping Systems, Aeration Systems, Clarification, Dewatering

  • Experience with coaching and guiding less experienced engineers in delivery of design assignments.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as team in building, strong interpersonal, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

  • Proven technical writing experience for proposals and technical presentations to clients.

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $93,000.00 - $150,000.00.


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 aecom.com 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: J10108315

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid
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