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Job Information

AECOM Project Engineer - Water Resources in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

United States of America - Wisconsin, Middleton

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Water Resources Engineer with 5 or more years of experience to be located in the Middleton, Wisconsin office. The water resources engineer will join our expanding Water Department (currently 9 people) that focuses primarily on municipal and water resources engineering. The ideal candidate will have a background in project management, client relationships, planning, preliminary and final design, and construction-related services of water resources projects. This position is primarily a technical position, with room to grow into a senior technical or project manager role.

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

  • Apply proven experience to the planning and design of water resources projects including H&H modeling and floodplain mapping, stormwater quality modeling, flood control projects, stormwater treatment, site development, and transportation-related drainage design.

  • Provide engineering review of stormwater and erosion control plans.

  • Develop scopes of work and budgets for water resources projects or for water resources components of larger projects.

  • Work with junior staff on production and assist in their professional development.

  • Prepare permit applications and pursue approval.

  • Developing and formulating cost-effective, technical solutions to client problems on assigned projects.

  • Preparing documentation related to current or prospective projects, including plans, specifications, construction cost estimates, correspondence, and reports.

  • Communicating and working with other project team members to provide quality service to clients to ensure that all documentation conforms to client/company standards.

  • Collaborating with other groups across AECOM offices.

  • Field work will be required on an occasional basis to support land surveyor and construction engineers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university (preferably Civil).

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license (preferably in Wisconsin).

  • 5+ years’ water resources engineering experience

  • Familiarity with stormwater modeling software (XP-SWMM, HydroCAD, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, WinSLAMM, HY-8, etc.).

  • Good attention to details and accuracy of work

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently, strong interpersonal, problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Strong computer skills with ability to learn new technical software applications

  • Valid US driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical skills in design preparation using design tools such as AutoCAD Civil 3D, MicroStation GeoPAK, and GIS.

  • Knowledge of local and state storm water management and erosion control requirements.

  • Experience in planning, preliminary and final design, and construction related services.

  • Experience in working with Wisconsin DNR, Corps of Engineers and other regulatory agencies.

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. 216387BR

Additional Locations US - Milwaukee, WI - 1555 N Rivercenter Drive

Clearance Required 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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