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AECOM Water Resources Engineer in Kitchener, Ontario

Job Summary

The Water Division of AECOM is actively seeking a Water Resources Engineer for immediate employment in the Markham, ON office. Alternatively, this position could be based out of any of our other Ontario locations (for example Kitchener, Mississauga, Whitby or others).

The appropriately qualified applicant will have an opportunity to contribute to a wide variety of interesting water resources projects that include stormwater and watershed management and modelling, environmental assessments, hydrology, hydraulics, stream rehabilitation / natural channel design, in-field assessments and monitoring. Skills you will likely use or develop in this job include project management, hydraulic and hydrologic modelling, water quality and quantity monitoring, data analysis, and report / proposal writing all in a friendly, fast-paced consulting engineering work environment at AECOM in Markham. This role offers the right candidate the potential for a fast upwards career progression within AECOM.

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.

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

  • Working directly with the group manager, project engineers, fluvial geomorphologists, ecologists, less experienced and support staff on projects related to Water Resources, mostly within Ontario

  • Responsible for projects including communicating with client, meetings, project management, completing technical analysis and reviews, preparing reports and proposals, conceptual / preliminary and detailed designs of stormwater management infrastructure

  • Developing technical engineered solutions for surface water projects including erosion and scour protection, stormwater management, and flood mitigation

  • Designing surface water management infrastructure from feasibility level to construction documentation including detailed design, tender documentation

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Water Resources or Civil Engineering and 4+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Knowledge of water resources policies and practices in Ontario

  • Experience with various water resources modeling programs e.g. HEC-RAS, SWMM, SWMHYMO, VISUAL OTTHYMO, InfoWorks, etc

  • Experience in proposal preparation including determining work scope, preparing time task breakdowns and preparing text sections on technical approach, team and project experience, etc.

  • Interested and capable to take on Project Management duties (schedule and budget control, client contact, proposal writing etc.)

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in water resources

  • Registered as a P. Eng with the PEO

  • Ability to learn quickly, communicate effectively and work with others is essential

  • Strong computer skills including advanced working knowledge of GIS, Word and Excel

  • Must possess excellent organizational, communication and writing skills

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available 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. 260296BR

Additional Locations CA - Kitchener, ON - 50 Sportsworld Crossing Rd, CA - London, ON - 250 York St, CA - Mississauga, ON - 1000-5090 Explorer Drive, CA - Whitby, ON - 300 Water St

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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