AECOM Water Resources Leader – Eastern Ontario in Whitby, Ontario

Requisition/Vacancy No. 156875BR

Position Title Water Resources Leader – Eastern Ontario

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Ontario

City Whitby

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 Resources Leader – Eastern Ontario for immediate employment in the Whitby or Ottawa offices. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate a career in design / engineering, specific to water, drainage and stormwater engineering projects. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The incumbent can look forward to supporting AECOM’s water business with a variety of clients including municipal, transportation and agency clients throughout Ontario.

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

  • Performing and/or directing surface water modeling, mapping, and designing of stormwater and flood control structures

  • Performing and/or directing design of stormwater control facilities including: detention/retention ponds and open channels

  • Understanding and researching issues related to water resources that impact individual projects

  • Directing and reviewing documentation of calculations

  • Preparing engineering reports

  • Managing projects and tasks of varying complexity

  • Mentoring junior staff

  • Planning, preparing and reviewing technical specifications according to the contract documents

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

  • 10+ years of experience including 3+ years of experience overseeing projects

  • Professional Engineer registration required

  • Exhibits in-depth knowledge of surface water modeling, planning and design projects and related technologies

  • Ability to communicate the technical aspects of projects to a wide audience

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as exceptional organizational skills

  • Strong ArcGIS and / or Civil3D skills

  • Strong capability to develop and apply various sanitary and stormwater modeling programs e.g. HEC-RAS, SWMM, SWMHYMO, VISUAL OTTHYMO InfoWorks

  • Sound understanding of the application water resources principles to design

  • Demonstrate the ability to work in local teams as well as the flexibility to work as part of inter-office groups

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineers Ontario registration

  • 2D hydraulic modelling e.g. HEC5, Mike21

  • Previous work experience in a consulting environment in Ontario

  • Business development experience including client relations, proposal preparation, and professional leadership activities

  • Team leadership experience supervising engineers, CAD technicians, surveyors and field inspectors

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.