AECOM Entry Level Water Resources Engineer in Coral Gables, Florida

Business Line Water

Position Title Entry Level Water Resources Engineer

United States of America - Florida

Coral Gables

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Water Resources Engineer for employment in the Coral Gables, FL office. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

A successful candidate will be capable of performing planning and modeling related tasks for water, wastewater, and stormwater systems. The position will entail work with both pressure pipe networks and gravity pipe networks. The candidate will be required to maintain a professional appearance and interface with AECOM’s clients. A strong ethical foundation and professional integrity are essential to the position. Additional activities for the position may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Hydrologic and hydraulic studies

  • Development and implementation of hydraulic and hydrologic models

  • Drainage design

  • Water main design

  • Force main design

  • Economic Benefit Cost Analysis

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and associated software.

  • Metadata preparation and maintenance

  • Graphic representation of data to communicate technical ideas clearly and effectively

  • Use of judgment while developing preliminary scopes of work

  • Selection and adaptation of engineering alternatives for proposed changes to water, wastewater, and stormwater systems

  • Preparation of engineering related calculations and development of drawings and visual aids

  • Preparation of detailed design drawings, plans, sections, details, and profiles/sections within the Autodesk Civil 3D and AutoCAD MEP

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

AECOM is searching for candidates that are interested in joining a firm that embodies design excellence in the field of engineering and construction. A candidate should strive to be an integral member of the local engineering community, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive, and demonstrate integrity in all aspects of the profession.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or other related field

  • EI or Ability to acquire EI

  • Strong Technical Writing skills and communication skills

  • Ability to interface with clients

  • Some hydraulic modeling experience

  • Experience with GIS and CADD

  • AutoCAD / AutoCAD Civil 3D

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with existing and prospective clients

  • Use of InfoWater, InfoWorks, ICM, HEC-RAS or HEC-HMS

  • Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software experience

  • Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Programming

  • Water CAD

  • ArcGIS 10.x / ArcHydro

  • Python, Java script, and SQL experience

  • Model Builder Application Development

  • Knowledge of cartography, coordinate systems, and map projections

  • Augmented Reality (AR) with GIS

  • Utility Asset Management

  • Fluency in Spanish

The ideal candidate for this position would desire to gain an intimate knowledge of our client’s water and wastewater systems and possess the ability to interface with the client on technical, administrative, and business development aspects of the work. The candidate should obtain their EI and demonstrate a passion for water resources engineering, including: water quality, water and wastewater treatment, hydraulics, engineering design, floodplain management. The candidate should be willing and able to use innovative and emergent technologies within the water resources industry.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186313BR

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.