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AECOM Mid-level Sediment Engineer Houston Texas Two Years Experience in Houston, Texas

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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

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 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.

Job Description

AECOM is looking for a mid-level Sediment Remediation Engineer in our Houston, Texas office. The successful candidate will provide technical expertise and specialized consulting in the fields of civil and/or environmental engineering with established experience in preparing design documents consisting of construction drawings, technical specifications, engineering cost estimates, and performing investigations (e.g., treatability and dewatering testing) for sediment remedial construction projects. GIS and CADD skills, experience with related modeling and computational software water quantity and quality models, as well as demonstrated design experience is required. Demonstration of past experience in proposal development is a plus. The ideal candidate will work productively in a collaborative team environment and demonstrate growth potential as well as a desire to learn. This position involves some travel and field work and willingness to periodically work in excess of 40 hours on business development opportunities.


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 2 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education.

  • Valid Driver's license.

  • US Citizen/US Permanent Resident.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Detail oriented while able to understand/comply with the big picture/goals of a project;

  • Ability to multi-task;

  • Strong logic skills;

  • Documents time and effort accurately;

  • Works productively in a team environment;

  • Good communication skills;

  • Flexible – can adapt to shifting priorities;

  • Able to work independently;

  • Self-learner;

  • Can take/give direction from/to others;

  • Collect and evaluate environmental data in field and office settings;

  • Independent field work and leadership of field teams;

  • Experience working with chemical and geotechnical analytical parameters;

  • Able to coordinate laboratory analytical services, sediment sampling programs;

  • Experience in sediment coring and sampling programs;

  • Performs specific and broader portions of assignments demonstrating skills and perspective of an experienced remedial engineer;

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures and methods;

  • Works on detailed and routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests;

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments;

  • Identifies discrepancies in results;

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision;

  • Competent on-site and/or resident engineer with remedial construction task or project leadership experience;

  • Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works;

  • Willing to undertake initiative to develop technological competence and advancement within Remediation Engineering;

  • Ability to clearly communicate with subcontractors, regulatory agents, and clients during field activities;

  • 30 hour OSHA Construction Supervisory certificate;

  • First Aid/CPR certificate;

Additional Information


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

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.

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.

ReqID: J10082521

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid