AECOM Senior Remediation Design Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149476BR

Position Title Senior Remediation Design Engineer

Job Category Management

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Washington

City Seattle

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


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

The Environment Division of AECOM is actively seeking a senior remediation design engineer for the Seattle Office. This position will support remediation projects by managing engineering design, construction, and operation and maintenance (O&M) tasks, and also serve as a technical and business development resource to a department of over 75 professionals. The selected candidate will be engaged in a wide range of projects under MTCA, CERCLA, RCRA, and local jurisdictions, and be responsible for engineering design project quality. The successful candidate will have experience supporting regulatory negotiation, stakeholder meetings, and preparing and delivering presentations in various settings. This role will require general, multi-disciplinary knowledge relating to environmental site assessments, remedial investigation, risk assessment, remedial alternatives evaluation, cost estimating, cleanup action plan preparation, remedial action operation and maintenance (O&M), and remedial action optimization.

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

  • Provide technical leadership for conceptual design, detailed remediation design, process/instrumentation control design, project permitting, site construction, remediation system start-up and O&M, and remedial action optimization

  • Contribute directly to the preparation and review of technical project deliverables (e.g., feasibility studies, engineering design reports, plans and specifications, construction reports and as-built drawings)

  • Contribute on projects regarding technical approach, numerical analysis, cost estimation, planning, design, scheduling, staffing, budget management, quality control, and safety

  • Project scheduling and development of engineering cost estimates

  • Prepare technical and status reports involving complex numerical analysis

  • Perform engineering calculations (e.g., head loss, soil volumes, COC mass, mass removal/destruction efficiencies)

  • Support business growth by developing, maintaining, and enhancing client relationships, and preparing proposals

  • Strengthen and expand client relationships and business. Job duties will involve both field and office assignments with occasional overnight travel required

  • Expected to work with and lead a team of mid- to-senior level remediation engineers

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering

  • 10+ Years Remediation Engineering Design, Construction, and Operations and Maintenance experience

  • Experience with Thermal, Solidification, Chemical, Biological, and Other In Situ Remedial Technologies

  • Demonstrated Remedial Cost Estimating and Proposal Preparation Experience

  • Demonstrated MTCA or CERCLA Knowledge and Experience

  • Demonstrated Ability to Communicate with Clients, Manage Multiple Projects and Meet Deadlines

  • Licensed Washington State Professional Engineer or Ability to Obtain License Using Reciprocity

  • Current HAZWOPER Certification and Demonstrated Commitment to Safety

  • Energetic and Detail-Oriented, with Collaborative Style and Innovative Approach

  • Solid Oral, Written, and Presentation Communication Skills

  • Ability to Lead a Team of Junior to Senior-Level Remediation Engineers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Engineering

  • 15+ years remediation engineering design experience

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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