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AECOM Civil Engineering II in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

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.

Job Description

AECOM Technical Services, Inc. has multiple openings for a Civil Engineering II to be based in Chelmsford, MA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work as a Project Engineer in the Water/Wastewater Design Build group.

  • Perform project engineering tasks on water and wastewater projects including civil, sitework, chemical systems, piping design, primary and secondary treatment, disinfection systems and pump stations.

  • Supervise subcontractors and less experienced engineers.

  • Develop and apply advanced engineering concepts and approaches to solve unique engineering problems.

  • Work with engineering staff assigned to projects and provide technical direction on project activities.

  • Responsible for the overall work progress and technical performance of projects.

  • Provide water and wastewater treatment related engineering analysis and design, as well as assistance in data collection and analysis, and report writing.

  • Prepare detailed plans and specifications for treatment plant project.

  • Provide Quality Assurance and Quality Control for project deliverables.

  • Obtain all necessary permits for project.

  • Communicate with clients and other team members on project deliverables.

  • During construction phase of projects, oversee construction activities, review submittals, RFIs and maintain detailed logs, track project budget and schedule, communicate effectively with contractor and client and be responsible for overall work progress.

  • Provide support on project management.


Employer will accept a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related technical field and 12 months of work experience in the job offered, or in a Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering-related occupation. Position requires 30% domestic travel. Position also requires:

  1. Design of water/wastewater treatment plant units;

  2. Experience in performing assessment of water/wastewater plants;

  3. Civil and site design;

  4. Water and wastewater design and construction;

  5. Engineer-In-Training (EIT) Certification;

  6. Planning, permitting, and design of water and wastewater conveyance projects or water/wastewater plant work;

  7. Managing generation of construction drawings and plans in AutoCAD, and/or plant drawings in AutoCAD.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: REF20928N

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid