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AECOM Facilities Design Manager (Water) in Chicago, Illinois

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

The Facilities Design Manager (Water) will support and lead water and wastewater projects in the Chicago area which include planning, designing, and preparing plans related to water and wastewater infrastructure which may be comprised of water conveyance and sewage collection systems, pump stations, reservoirs, hydraulic structures, and water/wastewater treatment facilities.

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

  • Serve as the Team Leader of the group responsible for the development and delivery of the capital improvement plan for major water system facilities that include water treatment plants, pumping stations, reservoirs, intake structures, and raw and finished water supply tunnels.

  • Provide technical oversight for implementation of projects.

  • Coordinates and participates in project presentations to clients and other external groups.

  • Leads conceptual project development and, RFQ preparation and participate in, design consultant selection, and the negotiation of final scope and fee for various assignments.

  • Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with design and construction management consultants to finalize project assignments.

  • Directs project team and monitors consultants’ compliance with contractual commitments.

  • Monitors/manages project production for compliance with schedule, budget, and quality objectives.

  • Supervises technical professionals and other project managers including workload and staffing management.

  • Monitors and reports financial and completion status of projects to client.

  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or a related discipline and 8+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineering (PE) license in Illinois or the ability to obtain one within first 6 months of employment.

  • 15-20 years of experience in Water/Wastewater as an engineer and project manager.

  • Experience working on municipal projects.

  • Candidates must have proven interpersonal skills, including client interaction, public speaking, and persuasive ability; strong project financial management along with ability to lead diverse, multi-disciplined teams.

Additional Information

  • Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation in Illinois will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $150,000 - $225,000.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

About AECOM

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 aecom.com 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: J10096640

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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