Civil Engineering Water/Wastewater Sr. Conveyance Technical Leader

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Orange, CA
  • Posted 37 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago


On Site
USD 150,000.00 - 204,496.00 per year
Full Time


Civil engineering
Professional development
Infrastructure architecture
Design engineering
IT management
Project delivery
Data storage
Project management
Team leadership
Business development
Construction management
Training and development

Job Details

Company Description

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At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry's best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide.

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Job Description

The Water Business Line of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Water/Wastewater Conveyance Technical Leader/Senior Project Manager, with a focus on water/wastewater infrastructure design, with in-depth design engineering experience in municipal public right-of-way conveyance and pumping systems, for immediate employment in our Orange County or Los Angeles County offices.

This technical leadership role within AECOM offers an exciting opportunity to focus on a mix of client business growth, technical leadership in municipal conveyance design, project delivery leadership, and mentoring of developing engineering staff by leveraging top-notch regional and national water/wastewater engineering expertise and capabilities to expand AECOM's Raleigh area business.

The appropriately qualified applicant will be a seller/doer and have the opportunity to manage and work with an established team of professional engineers on a variety of water, wastewater, and stormwater design projects including collection and distribution pipelines, pumping stations, water/wastewater treatment facilities, and storage systems. The applicant will have the opportunity to provide engineering leadership on a mix of municipal, state, and federal projects.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to :

  • Collaborate with regional and national AECOM experts in the Water Business Line and across business lines to bring cutting-edge solutions and teams to our clients and to seek new municipal business opportunities with existing clients.

  • Work with senior technical staff and marketing staff to deliver winning proposals.

  • Serve as Client Services Manager for select clients.

  • Conduct planning and staff meetings.

  • Oversee the successful delivery of technical work.

  • Serve as Seller/Doer, Project Manager, and technical lead for the planning, design, permitting and construction of water/wastewater conveyance and pumping projects, including new construction, rehabilitation/renewal, and public right-of-way utility relocation.

  • Oversee project elements including reports, hydraulic models, calculations, drawings, construction plans and specifications, permitting packages, and construction phase engineering services.

  • Perform project management activities including coordination with clients, sub-consultants, regulatory agencies; scope, schedule, and budget development; project team coordination; interdisciplinary coordination; budget and schedule tracking; invoicing; and payment of consultants and contractors.

  • Supervise and mentor junior staff and provide professional growth opportunities for team members - with a focus on water/wastewater conveyance.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, and ability to successfully direct multi-disciplinary teams.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil or environmental engineering, or related field, and a minimum of 10 years of progressive water/wastewater engineering experience including the planning, design, and construction of municipal water/wastewater conveyance and pumping projects, including new construction in public right-of-way, condition assessment and rehabilitation/renewal, and public right-of-way utility relocation and or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must be a licensed Professional Engineer.

  • Valid U.S. Driver's License and must be able to pass AECOM's Motor Vehicle Records review.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in CA or have the ability to obtain licensure through reciprocity within 6 months of employment.

  • 15+ years of progressive water/wastewater engineering experience including the planning, design, and construction of municipal water/wastewater conveyance and pumping projects, including new construction in public right-of-way, rehabilitation/renewal, and public right-of-way utility relocation.

  • Experience in preparation of engineering proposals for submission to clients, and in business development.

  • Experience in managing and/or delivering projects by "alternative delivery" approaches including design/build, progressive design/build, and construction management at risk.

  • Ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with diverse audience groups including clients, the public, regulatory staff, subconsultants, and internal technical staff.

  • Demonstrated project management fundamentals and a proven track record of providing technical leadership to successfully deliver water and wastewater projects.

  • Experience supervising other engineering professionals, and strong staff development, mentoring and management skills.

  • Must have a proven track record of leading technical engineering and successfully delivering water and wastewater projects, resulting in securing additional projects from clients.

  • Position requires occasional business travel of one to three days per month

Additional Information

Relocation will be considered for this position


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $150,000.00 - $204,496.00.


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: J10108964

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid