AECOM Stormwater Technical Practice Leader in Virtual, Maryland

Requisition/Vacancy No. 150586BR

Position Title Stormwater Technical Practice Leader

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Line Water

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Maryland

City Virtual

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’s is currently seeking a highly creative and talented Stormwater Technical Practice Leader. This position can be based anywhere in North America. This person will lead AECOM’s strategic approach for AECOM’s Stormwater practice in North America. This person will support projects and business development activities in the stormwater, as well as related endeavors. This position is flexible on location and can be virtual.

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

  • Provide consistent technical leadership to deliver high-quality services

  • support efforts on major water ¬pursuits, including participation in key marketing and business development efforts, development of pursuit strategies, review and input to teaming and staffing arrangements, production of high quality proposals, and participation in key interviews

  • Maintain and enhance personal technical skills in the stormwater practice, and continue to build personal reputation within the industry as well as the AECOM brand

  • Prepare and present technical papers and take lead coordination roles at industry forums to enhance AECOM’s reputation as a leader in the stormwater industry

  • Publish papers in peer reviewed journals

  • Build relationships with AECOM stormwater practices throughout the North Americas to help develop teams that can be mobilized to support project needs

  • Lead development of strategies to grow AECOM’s Stormater practice. Lead and support business development activities at the local and national scales

  • Act as an advisor in the Stormwater arena, including having a solid understanding of the current state of the science associated with green infrastructure

  • Exhibit a depth of understanding of local, regional, and national policies and guidance related to stormwater adaptation planning

  • Maintain regular and constructive communication with clients and project team members

  • Establish and maintain client relations which include city, county, state and Federal public officials

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science in engineering or related field

  • 15+ years of responsible management and technical experience on major stormwater and green infrastructure projects, including planning, design, and construction phase experience

  • Excellent qualifications and widely recognized professional reputation in stormwater management

  • Must be an excellent written and oral communicator to include previous experience engaging with diverse populations of people (ie: internal employees, clients, public groups), writing technical reports, presentations, etc.

  • Strong skills in negotiation, conflict resolution and risk management

  • Strong project management and leadership skills

  • Strong business acumen and demonstrated business development skills

  • Demonstrated experience leading multi-disciplinary teams

  • Ability to work minimal supervision; organized; energetic and enthusiastic; and ability to build key relationships both within the firm and with external clients

  • Willingness and ability to travel and work with key staff and clients nationally

  • Availability to travel as needed to support other North American offices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in a relevant field of study

  • Professional Engineering registration

  • 20+ years of responsible management and technical experience on major stormwater projects, including planning, design and construction phase 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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