AECOM Team Leader - Wet Utilities / UAE in New york, New York
AECOM is looking for a Team Leader - Wet Utilities to join the Water team in the UAE.
Team Leader -Wet Utilities leads a team of wet utilities engineers responsible for delivering projects from inception to completion. The Team Leader will be responsible for planning work assignments, providing technical reviews, project and quality management and daily oversight and support to team, serving as an advisor within wet utilities. Requires a broad multi-disciplinary knowledge of engineering. Should be considered a subject matter expert in wet utilities field. Must possess excellent technical skills in pressurised and non pressurised utilities design
Supports the Associate Director/ Director in implementing the overall discipline strategic goals. Supervises groups of engineers and technicians and coordinates the activities. Accountable for the team's utilisation targets. Ensures that project design teams comply with project execution plans, including design management, project management and BIM management plans, and adhered to throughout the project delivery process. Develops study and design procedures to facilitate high-quality, cost-effective work by the team. Provides input to the development of the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements. May be required to participate in recruitment activities. Carries out performance reviews of the staff within the team and acts as a mentor. Able to monitor and track the budget for the overall project of their specific discipline. Focusses on team development and creating excellent team culture emphasizing on collaboration.
Able to solve complex problems and provide solutions to wet utilities design such as potable water, sewage system, storm water, irrigation, district cooling etc. Provide technical support to the team and act as main point of contact for other disciplines for all wet utilities related tasks. Able to undertake hand on design work as and when required.
Resolves issues or problems concerning conflicting requirements or complex coordination.
Excellent report writing skills, prepares technical specifications and completes feasibility studies and adds input and value to the designs. Performs quality control reviews of design calculations and drawings by following policies and procedures and serves as Lead Verifier, confirming that the technical approach satisfies the client scope of services and expectations. Contributes as an in-house expert on specific technologies or processes. Develops solutions to complex and challenging issues using engineering methodologies to define new procedures when needed. Independently evaluates, selects, and applies standard industry techniques to execute work assignments. Identifies and develops new processes that lead to improved efficiency or work quality. Liaises with authorities to obtain permits and approvals and to discuss technical advances.
Develops construction cost estimates and estimates of technical effort/man-hours for projects.
Supports the team on complex projects by appointing the right resources and implementing budget control.
Should be able to act as Project Manager on mid to large size discipline-specific projects. Has an excellent understanding of project delivery requirements.
Client Relationship Management:
Supports business development and selling initiatives to expand work assignments, including managing client relationships and expectations. Assists with proposals to provide services for projects and participates in bids and proposals. Leads communication with clients to discuss work scope, requests information to support project execution and resolve client comments. Presents to clients, senior leadership, and other project stakeholders to demonstrate progress and clearly explain design principles. Acts as Bid Manager on large bids.
Minimum 6 years of related work experience,
Demonstrated experience in process, design and design management of water and wastewater infrastructure projects. ,
Demonstrated experience in leading a team of professionals
Must have previous experience in similar type of role including knowledge of the water and wastewater industry.
The role is part of a design team providing oversight as PMC for design and on site construction works. People must have very strong skills in the respective areas and must be strong communicators. Middle East experience is preferred.
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 - 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. 258776BR
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.