Wastewater/Stormwater Collection Systems Manager

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Chicago, IL
  • Posted 55 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


On Site
USD 150,000.00 - 190,000.00 per year
Full Time


Professional development
Apache Storm
Program management
Data collection
Maintenance planning
Stakeholder communications
Regulatory Compliance
Recruitment management
Project management
Customer engagement
Public speaking
Project finance

Job Details

Company Description

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. Discover your #H2Opportunity

Job Description

Job Description

The Wastewater/Stormwater Collection Systems Manager supports the program management services to the Chicago Department of Water Management (DWM) with the five-year, $3.9 billion capital improvement program. DWM provides safe drinking water to more than five million people in Northeastern Illinois. The DWM also collects, transports and delivers wastewater and storm water through approximately 4,400 miles of sewer mains to the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago. In addition, DWM maintains over 350,000 related structures including catch basins and manholes to support efforts to safeguard the city's drinking water and properly dispose of waste.

This position is responsible for supporting DWM's sewer system's wet weather management efforts in relation to CSO and MS4 permit compliance delivery and reporting. and related system improvement efforts.

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

  • Serve as the Sewer Support Services Manager leading a group of program management staff to fulfill CSO and MS4 permits compliance works.

  • Advise DWM staff on CSO/MS4 permit related activities.

  • Coordinate and engage AECOM subject matter experts to support DWM needs.

  • Provide technical oversight for various aspects of CSO and MS4 permit compliance data collection and analytics, hydraulic modeling; capacity assessments; green infrastructure; and various system O&M information assessment; and reporting.

  • Directs CSO compliance efforts including Operation and Maintenance Plan, Nine Minimum Control Plan; Stakeholder Communications; Public Notification; Pollution Prevention Plan; Monitoring and Studies; Evaluate System Effectiveness and Monitoring Programs; and regulatory agency communications.

  • Directs MS4 compliance efforts including Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan; Stormwater Management Plan; BMP management; six minimum controls measures implementation; TMDL assessments; public engagement/outreach/ education; Annual Report; and regulatory agency communications.

  • Provide leadership for integrating green infrastructure to address CSO and MS4 permit compliance and urban drainage and flood management.

  • Coordinates and participates in project presentations to internal and other external groups.

  • Directs program staff and monitors relevant stakeholder's actions to successfully deliver permit requirements.

  • Monitors/manages project production for compliance with schedule, budget, and quality objectives.

  • Supervises technical professionals and other project managers including workload and staffing management.

  • Monitors and reports financial and completion status of projects to client.

  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in civil or environmental or water resource engineering or a related discipline and 6+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineering (PE) license in Illinois or the ability to obtain one within first 6 months of employment.

  • 10+ years of experience in wet weather management of sewer systems in response to CSO and MS4 regulations; and urban drainage engineering with proven project management.

  • Experience working on municipal projects.

  • Candidates must have proven interpersonal skills, including client interaction, public speaking, and persuasive ability; strong project financial management along with ability to lead diverse, multi-disciplined teams.

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $150,000.00 - $190,000.00.


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: J10109496

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site
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