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Job Information

AECOM Senior Water Resources Planner/Engineer in Orange,

United States of America - , Orange

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Water Resources Planner/Engineer for immediate employment in our Orange, CA office. This is an exciting opportunity to become engaged in one of the leading civil engineering firms in the world. You will have opportunities to apply your skills to projects within our local community and across the globe.

The selected candidate will lead the strategy, development, and oversight of planning and design projects involving water supply, wastewater, stormwater, and recycled water. The primary duties of this position include the production of water and wastewater system hydraulic modeling and master plan deliverables (including reports, technical memoranda, capital programs, plans, sections, details, specifications, and estimates). He/she will have a high level of initiative, motivation, and display drive, energy, and enthusiasm for getting things done.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and utilizing distribution, collection and conveyance system hydraulic models.

  • Completing distribution, collection, reuse, and water supply master plans.

  • Preparing master planning reports and capital improvement program recommendations.

  • Performing GIS data analysis, system optimization and rehabilitation studies.

  • Performing technical hydraulic evaluations that could include transient analysis, pressurized water and sewer systems, and computational fluid dynamics modeling.

  • Preparing Preliminary Engineering Reports, plans, specifications, and cost estimates.

  • Management of water and wastewater projects including: water and wastewater system modeling, evaluation and detailed design of water and wastewater treatment plants, supply wells, water reuse systems, distribution systems, conveyance, storage, and pipeline projects.

  • Developing client relationships and assisting in marketing local business opportunities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Professional Engineering License in the state of California, or the ability to acquire such license in the state through reciprocity within six months of employment.

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil or environmental engineering from an ABET accredited program.

  • 10+ years of progressive hydraulic modeling and master planning experience, focused on water distribution and/or wastewater collection systems, working in an engineering consulting firm or utility.

  • Proficiency in commercial hydraulic modeling software applications such as InfoWater, WaterGEMS, WaterCAD, EPANET, InfoSewer, SewerGEMS, SewerCAD, InfoSWWM and InfoWorks.

  • Proficiency in ArcGIS, mapping and analysis.

  • Excellent written/verbal communication, presentation, and proposal writing skills.

  • Proven client relationship and management skills.

  • Strong team leadership and mentoring skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering.

  • Experience with clients in the Los Angeles and Orange County water business markets.

  • Interest or experience in asset management, condition assessment and rehabilitation, knowledge management, regulatory support, sustainability, and operations and maintenance optimization.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 232731BR

Clearance Required 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.