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AECOM VP, North American Chief Process Technical Lead, Water Design-Build in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

The Design-Build Water Division of AECOM is seeking a Senior Level Chief Engineer with a specialty in the area of Designing Wastewater Process Systems. This position can be located anywhere in the United States, New England/Northeast preferred. This role will assist the AECOM Design-Build Chief Engineer in formulating strategies and process designs for high visibility, complex Design-Build pursuits and current major projects.

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

  • Conduct wastewater process designs for biological treatment systems. Familiarity and competence with process modeling using Biowin desired. Providing leadership in development of concept designs, proposal development, detailed design and project execution

  • Design of wastewater unit operations for liquid and solid stream treatment systems

  • Process design support for multiple projects in various geographies across North America

  • Evaluating and championing new process technologies and techniques. Leads the technology strategy for individual’s area of expertise. Leads effort in determining cost-effective solution(s).

  • Serves as technical expert in their domain, recognized as the 'go-to' expert internally and externally.

  • Provides guiding direction and ultimate oversight of engineering engagements.

  • Sets direction and goals for technology and/or business line.

  • External spokesperson on technical engineering issues.

  • Technical point of contact for strategic clients and member of AECOM senior leadership team.

  • Actively engages with technology suppliers in the selection and procurement of critical process equipment.

  • Participates in the development of startup activities and troubleshooting.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, chemical, or environmental engineering, or a related field of study

  • Twelve years of related wastewater process systems design experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Four years of leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's or Doctorate Degree in civil, environmental, sanitary, or chemical engineering

  • Professional Engineering license (P.E.)

  • Fifteen or more years of experience in wastewater process design and unit operations

  • Experience with design-build or similar at-risk project delivery

  • Potable water process design experience would be a plus but not required

  • Proficiency with Biowin modelling software

  • Good understanding of project delivery and ability to facilitate technical discussions – proven engineering skills

  • Willing and able to travel - approximately 25-50%

Additional information:

  • Offered rate of compensation (Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. Bonus opportunities are tied to both company and individual performance and vary from year-to-year. The salary range for this position is: $170,000.00 - 220,000.00.

  • 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.

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 - Water - Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251419BR

Additional Locations US - Atlanta, GA - 1 Philips Drive, US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Houston, TX - 10550 Richmond Avenue, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Miami, FL - 1001 NW 111th Ave, US - New York, NY - 605 Third Ave, US - Phoenix, AZ - 11 South Central Aveune, US - San Francisco, CA - 300 California Street, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue, US - WASHINGTON, DC - 2000 K Street, NW

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.