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AECOM Senior Civil Engineer - Water Design (Gravity and Pressure Networks) in Manama, Bahrain

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

  • Performs specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

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

  • Works on detailed or 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.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

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

  • Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design

elements for engineering works.

  • Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position.

Job Summary

Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with experience in Water Design both gravity and pressure networks.

10+ years of relevant experience is preferred.

Assignments usually include one or more of the following: water, wastewater or surface water network modelling, calculations, preparation of plans and specifications, report preparation. Should have experience in handling projects independently and coordinate with authorities.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare the detailed design works, tendering of Potable Water, Foul Sewer, Storm Water and Irrigation network, and their associated pumping stations in relation to Hydraulics calculation works.

  • Coordinate with authorities for approvals and planning permissions.

  • Independently prepares design calculations or reports

  • Basic knowledge of types of code and permit requirements for the Gulf or Bahrain.

  • Prepare Design Reports, Tender Documents, Standards, Specifications, Technical Schedules, and Drawings.

  • Proficient with design software, models, etc. Bentley WaterCAD, SewerGEMS and StormCAD essential.

  • Review Contractors’ submissions, i.e., material submittals, method statements, procedures, shop/construction drawings and design reports.

  • Assist site supervision teams as and when required. Liaise with clients and authorities.

  • Advise internal and external clients about the design, costs and planning, in order to support them in taking decisions concerning the design.

  • The candidate should have experience working in a multinational, multidisciplinary environment. The candidate will also be expected to undertake tasks outside of his/her primary role such as bid preparation, authority liaison etc


BSc in Civil Engineering Higher qualifications will be preferred.

If Candidate having experience in Baharin CRPEP registeration is mandatory

Specific skills required

  • Familiarity of water industry practices and regulations

  • Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Modelling Software experience preferred

  • Thorough knowledge of current technology; must be able to select and apply appropriate engineering software for use on project.

  • Ability to establish and maintaining effective working relationships with staff/Team

  • Experience in working with Civil 3D is preferred.

Person Specification (Personality Attributes)

  • Ability to work well with others and lead less experienced Staff

  • Good communication skills

  • Accuracy & precision of work

  • Must have good presentation skills

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure

  • Accountability for assigned work

  • Excellent computer/software skills


  • Minimum 10 years of post-qualification experience, Experience in Water supply, foul sewerage, storm water drainage, Irrigation, Pump stations and treatment plants. Experience in the Middle East is preferred.


Bachelor's degree in civil engineering with experience in Water Design both gravity and pressure networks.

Additional Information

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: J10080232

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site