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AECOM Project Engineer - Water/Water Reuse in Norfolk, Virginia

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a qualified and motivated Project Engineer for our office in Norfolk, VA to support the Water Business Line’s Program Management group. This position will support the delivery of a long-term capital improvement program located throughout the Hampton Roads area. The qualified applicant will have experience in water/wastewater engineering and construction management and will be familiar with the design, construction, and operation of water, wastewater, and/or water reuse treatment and conveyance infrastructure. The position includes large project planning and design, construction services oversight, schedule/budget management, and client interface, all in an interesting and rewarding Program Management work environment.

The successful candidate will be expected to communicate effectively with project team members, have a high level of initiative and motivation to deliver quality results, have strong problem-solving skills, and have a demonstrated ability to work within a team environment providing value-added, innovative solutions and maintaining strong client relationships.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture and having access to exceptional training and global career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to join our team of professionals and be a key delivery lead on a high-profile regionally significant program.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental, geology or related degree from an accredited university

  • Four (4) plus years of relevant experience

  • Experience with design-bid-build and collaborative delivery procurement options for projects at water/wastewater treatment plants

  • Expected to regularly communicate with stakeholders informally, in writing, one-on-one, and in meetings

  • Demonstrated capability for troubleshooting complex project-related problems and providing engineering support

  • Experience in coordination with Virginia regulatory agencies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five (5) plus years experience

  • Has the ability to work well in a team-oriented and inclusive Program Management Organization culture

  • Has a positive attitude, good aptitude, and strong initiative will integrate well with our existing group of outstanding and diverse professionals

  • Associate DBIA certification

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Advanced degree in related are of study is preferred

  • Experience supporting project management delivery

  • Builds and maintains technical and leadership skills through training opportunities, external training, and involvement in professional society functions

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

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 253117BR

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.