AECOM Entry Level H & H Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Line Water

Position Title Entry Level H & H Engineer

United States of America - Massachusetts


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level H & H Engineer for employment in the Boston, MA, Portland, ME, or Raleigh, NC office(s). AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

AECOM has been awarded the 5-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract providing production and technical services for the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) program from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Under this contract, AECOM provides engineering and other technical services nationwide, including production of effective, flexible and sustainable Risk MAP products to develop and implement tools to protect the United States from floods and other related hazardous conditions.

The Engineer 1 will be involved in managing the Coordinated Needs Management Strategy (CNMS) inventory. The CNMS is a national database that is used by FEMA to track the health and status of floodplain mapping studies as part of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). This person will be an integral part of the team, utilizing their knowledge of GIS, Hydrology & Hydraulics, National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and problem solving skills to support our client. That candidate will also work detailed and approximate modeling for riverine floodplain mapping studies for developing Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).

The successful candidate for the Engineer 1 position requires an in-depth knowledge of Hydrology and Hydraulics (or coursework supporting knowledge of H&H) to support on-going CNMS projects and assess. The successful candidate will need to thrive in an often times fast-paced environment and provide a broad range of floodplain mapping skills, including 1D and 2D modeling.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assess the validity of existing riverine flood studies using a 16 step process

  • Support natural disasters incidents when they occur

  • Familiarity with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), FEMA Flood Insurance Studies, especially historical reporting requirements for DFIRM studies, MT-2, and other related studies is preferred

  • Be able to facilitate, plan, organize and manage all requests from the CNMS management

  • Prepare and maintain internal and external project documentation

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree – preferably in a related field

  • Excellent quantitative and presentation skills, using software such as MS Excel and MS Power Point to organize and analyze data

  • US citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience in related field specific to the water industry (ie: floodplain mapping, water resource engineering, coastal, hydrographic, H&H modeling, AutoCAD)

  • Familiarity with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and FEMA Flood Insurance Studies

  • Be dynamic, personable and highly self-motivated and able to work on a team

  • Have exceptional customer service orientation

  • Have a strong written and oral communication skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong familiarity with GIS Production environment

  • CFM and/or GISP certification (or ability to get within 6 months of hire)

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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.

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184593BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.