Facilities Design and Implementation Manager (Water)

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • Chicago, IL
  • Posted 35 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago


On Site
USD 150,000.00 - 225,000.00 per year
Contract - W2


Professional development
Water treatment
Program management
Asset management
Project development
Construction management
Recruitment management
Customer engagement
Public speaking
Project finance
Regulatory Compliance

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.

Job 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

Water Treatment : As the global community is faced with securing sustainable and safe drinking water, AECOM stands at the forefront of innovating water treatment solutions that are sustainable, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective. Our water team is equipped with the expertise to tackle these intricate challenges head-on. From planning and pilot testing to conceptual and final design, through to construction, start-up, and commissioning, we offer comprehensive source-to-tap solutions. Join us in addressing some of the most pressing water supply and treatment issues facing our communities today. Your contribution will help deliver essential water solutions that support both current and future generations.

AECOM is seeking a Facilities Design and Implementation Manager (Water) who will support the program management services to the Chicago Department of Water Management (DWM) with the five-year, $3.9 billion capital improvement program serving more than five million people in Northeastern Illinois. This leadership position is responsible for planning, designing, and implementing water infrastructure improvements and overall asset management functions In delivering nearly one billion gallons per day of drinking water services. Work focusses twelve water large pumpstations; two of world's largest water purification plants; large conveyance tunnels; and critical hydraulic structures.

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

  • Serve as the Task Leader of the facilities group responsible for the development and delivery of the capital improvement plan for major water system facilities that include water treatment plants, pumping stations, reservoirs, intake structures, and raw and finished water supply tunnels.

  • Provide technical oversight for implementation of projects.

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

  • Leads conceptual project development and, RFQ preparation and participate in, design consultant selection, and the negotiation of final scope and fee for various assignments.

  • Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with design and construction management consultants to finalize project assignments.

  • Directs project team and monitors consultants' compliance with contractual commitments.

  • 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 Engineering or a related discipline and 8+ 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.

  • 15-20 years of experience in Water/Wastewater as an engineer and project manager.

  • 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 - $225,000.00.


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: J10109053

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site