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AECOM Municipal Water/Wastewater Treatment Engineer/PM in Burnaby, British Columbia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Water/Wastewater Treatment Engineer & Project Manager to join our Water Team based in the Burnaby, BC office. The candidate for this position will work on civil infrastructure, pumping station, drinking water and wastewater treatment projects and related infrastructure including planning and feasibility to design, construction, and commissioning.

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

  • Manage water/wastewater projects that include multi-disciplinary engineering teams, including structural, architectural, building mechanical, process mechanical, I&C, electrical, etc.

  • Lead and support water/wastewater process design activities, including equipment sizing and selection, for water and wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and related infrastructure

  • Prepare engineering design reports and memoranda, facility manuals, permitting and approvals applications, specification writing, Process Control Narrative development, cost estimating, etc.

  • Provide detailed calculations for water and wastewater processes

  • Provide clear and focused leadership on all project functions related to project management, project control, design and engineering management, and construction management to meet the Client’s and AECOM’s overall goals

  • Effectively maintain and develop a healthy Client relationship throughout the project execution and project close-out

  • Be a part of the team environment that supports AECOM’s Client focus, where employees meet the expectations, requirements, and agreements of our Clients.

  • Define project scope, goals, deliverables, quality and compliance requirements

  • Ensure compliance with AECOM’s and the Client’s quality policies and procedures

  • Develop detailed work breakdown structures and project execution plans through preliminary and detailed design, contract administration, and commissioning.

  • Support with the planning and preparation of accurate fee estimates to complete projects as well as baseline cash and financial performance indicators for future project control

  • Manage planning and scheduling of project deliverables and the development of schedules for design and contract administration services

  • Perform contract administration duties

  • Develop an execution plan that allows work to be completed in logical sequences, monitors design activities, manages inter-discipline data flow and communication, and manages the introduction of design changes

  • Lead and support design meetings, workshops and decision making with Clients and interdisciplinary design team members

  • Ensure strict compliance with the Client’s and AECOM’s safety policies and procedures

  • Use a full range of available communication mediums to engage and solicit inputs from key stakeholders on each project

  • Proactively resolve performance, scope, cost and schedule issues

  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders

  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation of engineering and financial status reports to our Clients

  • Consistently deliver on each project to achieve top-tier industry benchmarks for quality, overall project delivery and project financials

  • Prepare proposal capture plans and proposal documents

  • Provide business development including seeking out new opportunities and enhancing existing projects


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering or relevant engineering field to water/ wastewater treatment and pumping stations

  • Must have 6+ years of Process Design, Project Management and Construction experience in water/wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and related infrastructure

  • Desire to pursue and deliver new work

  • Registered as a P.Eng. in the province of BC (or eligible within 6 months)

  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver's license

  • Willing to travel to and visit active construction sites, providing field review services

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of Design, Project Management and Construction experience in water/waste treatment Plants, reservoirs, pumping stations and related infrastructure

  • Proven water/wastewater process, design and commissioning capabilities

  • General understanding of electrical, instrumentation and process controls

  • Proficient in common desktop packages, i.e., Word, Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills

  • Motivated, team player, independent, organized with strong business acumen

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Masters Degree in Engineering

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10087170

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid