AECOM Senior Technical Advisor - Hydropower in Portland, Oregon

Requisition/Vacancy No. 156961BR

Position Title Senior Technical Advisor - Hydropower

Job Category Engineering - Hydropower

Business Line Water

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Oregon

City Portland

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 has an excellent career opportunity for a creative, highly talented Senior Technical Advisor for immediate employment in the Portland, Oregon office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting and challenging projects.

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

  • Provide strategic leadership in the marking clients in the hydropower arena covering federal agencies, investor owned electric utilities, municipal electrical utilities and independent power producers

  • Provide technical oversight, mentorship and leadership on ongoing projects

  • Work with multi-disciplinary teams and sell the broad range of services provided by AECOM

  • Communicate, negotiate and develop service offerings that align with required market changes

  • Engage in resource planning and project development

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • 13+ years of experience in hydropower related projects such as powerhouse rehabilitation, power plant designs, and water supply/storage reallocation studies

  • Keen understanding of the hydropower market, growth trends and areas of focus for strategic investments

  • Ability to support BD activities by interacting with existing and future clients in Hydropower market

  • Possess the ability to manage a project scope within an assigned budget

  • Ability to work independently with clients and manage project assignments

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal skills

  • Ability to make decisions independently

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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.


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