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Job Information

AECOM Wastewater Project Engineer in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

United States of America - Massachusetts, Chelmsford

Job Summary

Come join a vibrant office and learn from leading experts in the Wastewater field! Utilize your full potential working on local, national and global projects. This is a unique growth opportunity for a Project Engineer who wants to take their career to the next level. Based out of our Chelmsford, MA Office, you have an opportunity to work with multidisciplinary teams within our Water Business Line and have access to our National Design Center located in Chelmsford. The types of projects are varied and most are substantial in size. Many are full cycle activities starting from studies, to planning, design and through construction services.

At AECOM in our Water Business line, we do it all - water supply planning, treatment, and distribution; wastewater planning, collection, and treatment; water resources including stormwater planning and treatment, dams & hydropower, flood protection and climate resiliency. In this role, you will also have an opportunity to mentor junior staff and interact with key clients.

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

  • Interface with clients and regulatory agencies and play a major role on presentations to existing or potential clients as well as regulators

  • Lead technical designs and evaluations

  • Collaboratively work with multi discipline design team

  • Supervise, mentor and provide support for junior level engineering staff

  • Oversee and prepare engineering reports and documentation

  • Assist Sr. Managers – tracking scope, schedule and budget, adherence to QA/QC guidelines

  • Prepare engineering services proposals, cost estimates, and schedules

  • Prepare contract documents suitable for bidding

  • Field investigation and observation of construction projects

  • Preparing design calculations and construction cost estimates

  • Plan and prepare, or review, technical specifications and other procurement and contract documents

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of relevant experience OR demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing engineering deliverables such as engineering reports, design drawings, technical specifications, and other detailed engineering deliverables

  • Exceptional technical skills and experience working on storm water, water, wastewater, or flood protection/resilience projects

  • 6+ years of experience on water, wastewater and water resource projects

  • Registered Professional Engineer licensed in New England or ability to gain via reciprocity within 6 months.

  • Master’s degree in Civil, Chemical, or Environmental engineering with an emphasis in wastewater collection and treatment.

  • Experience with the planning, design, and construction phase services for wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations.

  • Experience with plant hydraulic evaluations and design.

  • Familiar with NPDES regulations and wastewater treatment process models.

  • Technical Report Writing, state/federal permitting, and standard engineering practices

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong commitment to ensuring safe project execution

  • Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to work well in a team environment

  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods

  • Self-starter and ability to take initiative

  • Client focused service perspective is a must

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Water - Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 239118BR

Clearance Required No

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.