Construction Engineer (Water Treatment Design-Build)

    • AECOM Corp. - Worldwide
  • San Diego, CA
  • Posted 24 days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


On Site
USD 85,000.00 - 125,000.00 per year
Contract - W2


Professional development
Water treatment
Quality control
Engineering design
Quality assurance
Regulatory Compliance
Community relations
Business analytics
Business analysis
Electrical engineering
Problem solving
Microsoft Office

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

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.

AECOM Water is actively seeking a highly talented and responsible Construction Engineer (Water Treatment Design Build) for immediate employment on our Progressive Design Build - Flagship Advanced Water Treatment project in San Diego, CA. This is the largest project of its kind and a unique opportunity to be part of innovation within the wastewater industry. You will be responsible for the effective coordination of the engineering design and construction teams and will interact closely with the Design and Quality Control Managers and experience with Municipal Water / Wastewater Construction projects along with the installation and startup of large wastewater pumps and associated electrical and controls equipment and systems is preferred.

In this role you'll be the primary point of contact to the engineering design manager and serves in this lead role being the liaison and is responsible in providing the necessary direction upon design coordination with Contractors, Project Engineers, Inspectors, and the owner and their Agents. You will also have the primary responsibility for quality assurance of the construction while actively participating in design and construction meetings with the Contractor, Subcontractors, Project Design Engineer, and the Owner.

This position requires candidate to be onsite in San Diego County (Santee), CA. Relocation assistance may be provided.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Providing a cursory review of Contractor submittals for completeness and compliance with the specification requirements while monitoring the Submittal and RFI review process.

  • Coordinate the processing of all project submittals, RFI's and RFC's

  • Actively manage As-Build design drawings with the latest information resulting from submittal and RFI responses

  • Facilitate and assist in communications between the Contractor, Owner, Project Design Engineer, and the Project Manager.

  • Respond to Contractor letters of correspondence providing interpretation of contract drawings and specifications to resolve problems or conflicts arising on site.

  • Participate in the review and evaluation of contractor claims and change order proposals.

  • Issue all Engineering or Client initiated changes or clarifications of the contract documents to the Contractor and make high-level assessment as to the rough order of magnitude and impact

  • Work collectively with the Quality Manager to track progress, quality of work, materials and equipment received and/or installed being incorporated into the work.

  • Monitor the Contractor's compliance with environmental requirements for control of stormwater and airborne emissions / particulate matter and community relations throughout the course of construction.

  • Serve as oversight of final inspections, assistance and or preparation of punch list and final determination as to the completeness and acceptability of the Work.


Minimum Requirement:

  • BA/BS + 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualification:

  • 10 - 12 years of related experience preferred with 5+ years of Municipal Water / Wastewater Construction project experience

  • Experience with the installation and startup of large wastewater pumps and associated electrical and controls equipment and systems

  • Excellent communication skills for interfacing with internal and external contacts

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Efficient with Microsoft Office

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $85,000.00 - $125,000.00.


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 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: J10110915

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site
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