AECOM Design Team Leader (Drainage), Qatar in Doha, Qatar

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144818BR

Position Title Design Team Leader (Drainage), Qatar

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Line Water

Country Qatar

State/Province/Region QA - Ad Dawhah

City Doha

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary

AECOM are seeking a Design Team Leader (Drainage) to be based in our head office in Doha, Qatar. This role will be responsible for all aspects of drainage design on task orders let under the contract. As a minimum drainage design will include foul, stormwater/groundwater, treated sewage effluent. M&E, ICA and SCADA systems, process and treatment

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Technical - be responsible for all aspects of drainage planning and design on GEC task orders. Developing concept, preliminary and detailed design in close collaboration with the Engineering Manager, Project Managers and Design Leaders for Structures, Utilities and Roads. Client and third party liaison and collaboration in relation to drainage aspects of design development and delivery.

  • Financial Management - to manage and work within agreed budgets for the delivery of assigned activities to meet agreed financial and commercial targets

  • Resource Management – responsible for GEC drainage staff in their team and packaging and acceptance of work undertaken by design centers outside of Doha.

  • Risk Management - support a philosophy of sound risk management through contributions to comprehensive reviews of contractual risk on projects, conformity with the Legal Reference Guide and the continuing development of good practice; and

  • Assist in the wider technical, corporate and management functions of the business and delivery of GEC in particular the development of innovation and best practice and the identification of efficiencies and continuous improvements.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate must have minimum 14 years of post qualification experience as well as the following:

  • Familiarity of water industry practices and regulations (Experience in Qatar is a plus)

  • Experience in surge analysis, foul sewerage, stormwater drainage, pump stations is preferred.

  • M&E, ICA and SCADA systems

  • Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintaining effective working relationships with staff/Team

  • Thorough knowledge of current technology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering required

  • Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.