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AECOM Senior Mechanical Engineering 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

As a part of our continued growth, our Burnaby, BC office has an outstanding opportunity for a Civil/Mechanical Engineering Project Manager to assist in the delivery of major new wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations. We are seeking a candidate who is a registered Professional Engineer with at least 10 years’ experience related specifically to water and/or wastewater infrastructure engineering and construction management.

You will have a successful track record in the design and construction phases of municipal wastewater treatment, pumping and conveyance infrastructure. You will work in a team environment with intermediate and senior engineers to deliver advanced wastewater treatment and large pumping station projects to our client base in British Columbia.

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

  • Responsible for design and construction phases of expansions or upgrades to water and wastewater pumping stations and treatment plants, as well as design of new water/wastewater infrastructure;

  • Design of mechanical systems associated with lift stations, pump stations and other mechanical equipment associated with water and wastewater utilities.

  • Oversee and manage construction phases of projects to ensure works are completed in accordance with the contract documents, on time and budget; Construction management and supervision is an important part of the position.

  • Well versed in managing job safety at all times.

  • Responsible for regular project progress reports to the clients and AECOM Managers.

  • Demonstrates creativity, foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving both routine and unusual project delivery, technical and client challenges, determining technical objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and guides for technical activities and applications.

  • Stays abreast of industry standards and approaches, and implements best practices.

  • Engage, hands-on, in the technical execution of client assignments through to successful project completion.

  • Preparation of technical memoranda, planning studies and design reports;

  • Development of design drawings and specifications at various levels of completion from preliminary design to signed and sealed issued for construction deliverables;

  • Ensure project work is undertaken is accordance with corporate health and safety policies and quality management systems;

  • Mentoring junior staff;


Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental,, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering + 10 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership

  • Exceptional client care and service delivery skills.

  • Experience in working with geographically dispersed project teams that have successfully delivered major design projects within budget and on schedule

  • Experience leading and developing multi discipline project teams that may reside in multiple offices and in multiple countries

  • Experience developing and reviewing design drawings for a wastewater infrastructure project such as hydraulic profiles, P&IDs, general arrangement of equipment, piping layouts, etc.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Registration or ability to obtain professional registration with a provisional Engineering Association such as AEGBC

  • 15+ years of progressive experience including minimum of 5 years in a supervisory role.

  • Proven project management skills including PM certifications

  • Solid technical skills in the design of wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations, and examples of taking on the role of Engineer-of-Record for relevant reference projects

  • Keen business acumen coupled with strong business development experience

  • Class V BC Driver’s license in good standing

Additional Information

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: J10076674

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering