Water/Wastewater Engineering Manager

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Orange, CA
  • Posted 30 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago


On Site
USD 122,000.00 - 204,496.00 per year
Full Time


Professional development
Project management
Proposal writing
Business development
Project implementation
Team management
Technical drafting
Water treatment
Relationship management
Quality control
Mechanical engineering
Engineering design
Infrastructure architecture
Problem solving
Analytical skill

Job Details

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world's most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

How will you make your mark?

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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Wastewater: We specialize in advanced wastewater treatment solutions, offering everything from primary treatments to complex, advanced systems, including enhanced nutrient removal and advanced biosolids processes. Our focus on energy efficiency not only lowers costs but also improves services for our clients. Join us in delivering sustainable wastewater management, integrating your innovative ideas into projects that make an impact.

Job Description

AECOM is searching for a Water/Wastewater Engineering Manager for full-time employment based in our Orange, California office. This is a great opportunity for a Water/Wastewater Engineer with detailed design and project management experience who is seeking a role that allows them to expand their experience and responsibility. The appropriately qualified candidate will have a proven track record in design, project management, proposal writing, business development, and client liaison with the experience and enthusiasm to enhance and grow a well-established design team.

The role is a blend of project execution and team management functions and will appeal to someone looking for increased responsibilities in an interesting and rewarding career.

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

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

  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope.

  • Lead technical design staff for projects including:

  • Water conveyance/pipelines,

  • Potable water treatment,

  • Wastewater treatment,

  • Water storage (steel/concrete tanks, dams)

  • Civil site improvements (drainage, grading),

  • Pumping stations (potable water, wastewater, stormwater, and conceptual studies

  • Client liaison and relationship management

  • Prepare documentation related to current or prospective projects, including correspondence, reports, proposals, and technical specifications

  • Communicate and work with other project team members in Orange, Los Angeles, and other regional offices to provide quality service to clients on projects of varying scope and complexity

  • Liaise with and assist other departments and offices in the provision of design services to other clients, as applicable

  • Participates in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables

  • Performs quality control review of design calculations or drawin


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering, or other related engineering disciplines and substantial experience in design with 8 years of engineering design and project management in a consulting engineering environment delivering water/wastewater projects or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Master's Degree in Civil/Environmental/Mechanical Engineering a plus

  • Substantial experience in detailed design with 8+years of engineering design and project management in a consulting engineering environment delivering water/wastewater projects

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

  • Professional Engineering License in California

  • Experience in Municipal Infrastructure design (water mains, sewers, etc.) is an asset

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD

  • Familiarity with software for modeling water transmission/distribution systems

  • Experience with open channel and closed pipe hydraulic calculations, modelling and design

  • 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 ability to write winning proposals and obtain new work

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $122,000.00 - $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 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: J10108970

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid