AECOM Water Wastewater Engineer in Kitchener, Ontario

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147788BR

Position Title Water Wastewater Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Line Water

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Ontario

City Kitchener

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 is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Water Wastewater Engineer for immediate employment in the Kitchener, Ontario office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in water and wastewater process engineering, including design of expansions or upgrades to pumping stations, water and wastewater treatment plants, as well as design of new water and wastewater infrastructure.

Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee and direct data collection and analysis activities

  • Undertake preliminary and detailed design activities

  • Responsible for the preparation of technical memoranda, preliminary and detailed design reports

  • Equipment selection and liaison with equipment suppliers and vendors

  • Oversee the production of contract drawings for water and wastewater related infrastructure

  • Preparation of technical specifications, special provisions and forms of tender

  • Review of quantity and cost estimates for completeness and accuracy

  • Proposal preparation including development of work plan, schedule and fee estimates for water and wastewater scope of work components

  • Liaise/co-ordinate with other disciplines/departments in preparation of reports, design packages and proposals for multi-disciplinary projects

  • Provision of contract administration services during the construction of water and wastewater infrastructure and facilities

  • Work independently and as part of a team to complete water and wastewater infrastructure assignments

  • Prepare technical reports and analysis to support project assignments

  • Actively engage in professional development and industry events

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Engineering (or Bachelor of Science in Engineering) degree in Civil, Chemical, Environmental or equivalent

  • 2+ years of experience in water/wastewater engineering

  • Proven experience in wastewater collection, conveyance and treatment

  • Proven experience in water treatment, storage, pumping and distribution

  • Proficient in the use of desktop computational tools including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, etc.

  • Valid drivers license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in working with GIS/CAD is an added asset

  • Eligible for a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) license by PEO with 2 to 5 years of municipal water and wastewater engineering design and construction experience

  • Knowledge of Ministry of Environment and Climate Change policies and approval requirements

  • Knowledge of the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment document

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong technical report writing skills

  • Advanced data management skills through the use of spreadsheet and database software

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.