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Job Information

AECOM Water / Wastewater Project Manager in Hamilton, Ontario

Canada - Ontario, Kitchener

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Manager for employment based out of AECOM’s Kitchener or Hamilton, ON offices. The appropriately qualified candidate for this position will work on drinking water and wastewater treatment projects and related infrastructure including planning and feasibility to design and construction.

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

  • Lead a high performing team in the delivery of complex multidisciplinary water and wastewater projects.

  • Work successfully within a team environment and communicate effectively with other project team members and clients.

  • Work closely with process engineers and other discipline engineers, technicians, and administrative staff in the delivery of comprehensive designs.

  • Complete technical reports, calculations, and undertake design decisions.

  • Prepare technical specifications, tender documents, and review design drawings.

  • Conduct technical quality reviews of deliverables.

  • Coordinate design efforts, manage project schedules, track budgets and key financial performance metrics.

  • Lead permitting applications for provincial and local regulatory agencies.

  • Conduct periodic site visits and manage in construction administration activities.

  • Manage commissioning activities related to water and wastewater treatment process start-up.

  • Provide guidance to junior technical staff.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills as well as effective report writing.

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree +6 years of of consulting experience specifically in design and construction of water and wastewater projects or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered as a P.Eng. in the province of ON.

  • Previous experience overseeing and coordinating all technical aspects of small to mid-size projects.

  • Previous experience with Class Environmental Assessments for water and/or wastewater infrastructure projects.

  • Good working knowledge of industry standard and local municipal standards and guidelines are considered an asset.

  • Proficient in common desktop packages, i.e. Word, Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint

  • Previous client facing project experience is considered an asset.

Additional Information:

  • Company unable to facilitate work Sponsorship for this position​​​​​​​

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 Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257468BR

Additional Locations CA - Hamilton, ON - 45 Goderich Rd

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.