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AECOM Senior Dam Engineer / Project Manager in Oakland, California

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a project manager/senior dam engineer to support geotechnical, civil infrastructure, and dams projects as part of the Dams and Reservoirs group in Oakland, CA. The candidate will be responsible for leading multi-disciplinary project teams in developing solutions for key clients. Our technical leads will provide guidance and expertise and additional technical training to the candidate, as desired.

As a Project Manager , you will be engaged with project delivery and the successful integration of technical leaders in multi-disciplined projects.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Project management experience working with clients in government, major construction, or infrastructure projects.

  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time, within schedule, and to client parameters, including a demonstrated understanding of project management frameworks

  • Serves as lead engineer on mid- to large size projects.

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Approves and signs off on work.

  • Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts.

  • Presents complex technical solutions to clients.

  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others.

  • Participates in development of technical proposals.

  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements on large projects.

Your background and experience will enable you to be confident working directly with clients and winning work, while also being able to roll up your sleeves to deliver quality technical solutions for our clients. This is an opportunity to further develop your skills managing teams of project professionals, engineers, and environmental scientists, establishing and executing delivery strategies to achieve our clients’ goals. Your experience across the elements of engineering design, infrastructure lifecycle, and consulting will help to facilitate further growth of our services across the region.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Civil Engineering or related study + 8 years of relevant experience OR demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • California Professional Engineer (PE) License or ability to obtain within 6 months.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10-15 years of relevant experience including dam analysis, investigation, design, construction, project management.

  • Masters degree in Civil Engineering or related field preferred.

  • Heavy civil construction design experience

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Business development for new and existing clients, prepare engineering services proposals, cost estimates, and schedules.

  • Experience managing engineering staff preferred but not required.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this role.

  • Sponsorship is available for this position (current US Employment Visa holders)

  • Occasional client/site travel may be required.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range is $150,000-$180,000/annually (exempt).

  • 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.

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: J10089329

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site