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AECOM Senior Water Resources Engineer (Midwest) in Des Moines, Iowa

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Water Resources Engineer to join our growing Water Resources group in the Midwest (Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota).

As a Senior Water Resources Engineer you will act as a technical lead of water resources projects related to but not limited to any of the following: floodplain modeling and mapping studies; municipal water resources projects; stream restoration design; dam removal; or analysis and design of stormwater or highway drainage systems.

Your ability to complete hydraulic and hydrologic modeling using various software is crucial to success in this position. Other responsibilities may include:

  • Preparing and reviewing working drawings, plans, cost estimates, studies, reports, and other work products

  • Analysis and design of stormwater drainage system, hydraulic structures, and highway drainage systems

  • Must be capable of performing independent tasks, reviewing technical work of others

  • Mentoring, leading, and training junior level staff

  • Writing technical reports and memoranda

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Face to face interaction with clients

  • Independently manage technical tasks and staff

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS and 6+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Professional Engineer’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of relevant water resource related experience

  • Experience and familiarity with the following programs: HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS 1D/2D, SRH-2D, xpSWMM, HydroCAD, ArcGIS, CADD

  • Strong analytical and computation skills

  • Knowledge of civil engineering design principles

Additional Information

We are interested in every qualified candidate eligible to work in the United States. Permanent residency sponsorship is available for current H1-B visa holders in the United States.

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. 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

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.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

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Career Area: Engineering