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AECOM Water Main Design Manager (Senior Engineer Project Manager) in Chicago, Illinois

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 seeking a Water Main Design Manager (Senior Engineer Project Manager) to be based out of Chicago, Illinois. This is a highly visible role working with critical clients focusing on municipal water/wastewater infrastructure utilities.

Your responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Manage multiple complex water infrastructure project(s) and acting as an Owner’s Representative as part of a program management team.

  • Oversee project(s) to ensure all facets are fully coordinated through planning, design, procurement, construction, and closeout.

  • Manage subconsultants consultants, contractors, and inspectors.

  • Serve as a project liaison between client personnel, public agencies and other stakeholders for coordination of project activities, including planning, scheduling, and administering overall project status.

  • May be required to develop presentations and conduct or facilitate presentations to internal and external client team.

  • Be responsible for: scope, budget and schedule of multiple projects; quality control on all deliverables to the client; efficiently resolving challenging design and/or construction issues with significant financial impact.

  • Lead project teams to execute multiple projects as required to meet client goals.

  • Identify and manage potential risks to the client, the program, and AECOM

  • Mentor and contribute to development of junior staff or cross-train team members with various backgrounds in construction, architecture, and engineering industries.

  • Interact with all team members including engineers, contractors, superintendents, public agencies, and other stakeholders.

  • Apply engineering and management principles to develop effective solutions to resolve project related issues.

  • 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.

  • Apply knowledge of applicable health and safety requirements and knowledge of local government, client, and industry codes, regulations, and standards governing design and construction projects in their respective field for successful delivery of client projects.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience related to municipal water and/or wastewater utility infrastructure

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 $120,000 - $195,000.

  • 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: J10094255

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site

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