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AECOM Dams and Reservoirs H&H Lead in Denver, Colorado

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Dams and Reservoirs H&H Lead for our Denver, CO office. This Senior Engineer will support our dams and surface water business both within, and outside of the US. We are looking for an engineer with strong civil, hydrologic and hydraulic skill sets to work with our multidiscipline teams to deliver challenging water resources projects related to civil design, dam design, hydraulic design of spillways, outlet works and hydropower plants, development of surface water models (scour and sediment transport), development of EAPs, development of hydrologic models (frequency and extreme storm events), and associated reporting.

Job Description

  • Provides technical leadership for a specialty and is considered to be a fully capable professional in their field.

  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields. Makes decisions independently on technical problems and methods, and represents the organization in conferences.

  • Resolves important questions and plans and coordinates work.

  • Requires the use of advanced techniques and the modifications and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines.

  • The knowledge and expertise required for this level of work usually result from progressive experience.

  • Supervision and guidance relate largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.

  • Receives direction on unusual conditions and developments.

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

  • Hydrologic and Hydraulic (H&H) modeling using various software packages (HEC-RAS (1D and 2D), FLOW-3D, HEC-HMS and SRH-2D)

  • Analysis and design of spillways and outlet works on dams

  • Production and review of technical reports and memorandums

  • Task management/project management

  • Mentoring and training staff

  • Providing technical leadership

  • Coordinating with other technical disciplines including geotechnical, structural, and environmental

  • Face to face interaction with clients

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering and 8+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Professional Engineer license required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer in Colorado (or ability to obtain PE license within 6 months of hire)

  • 10+ years of relevant water resource related experience

  • 10+ years’ experience with hydrologic and hydraulic models

  • Demonstrated experience with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling concepts and principles

  • Proven experience with hydrologic and hydraulic models (HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, and their interfaces with ArcGIS, FLOW-3D and SRH-2D)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical and computation skill

  • Ability to work with a team consisting of several technical disciplines

  • Demonstrated proficiency in ArcGIS

  • Knowledge of civil engineering design

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role.

  • Up to 15% site travel as needed.

  • Relocation is available for this role.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $107,000 - $120,000.

What We Offer

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

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273858BR

Virtual: 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.

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