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AECOM Ottawa Municipal Lead - Water in Ottawa, Ontario

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

AECOM is searching for a well-connected and skilled individual to lead our teams and projects in the Ottawa region. Candidates should have extensive consulting experience to build relationships internally and externally and use their municipal infrastructure experience, client relationship and account management experience to grow opportunities within Ottawa, ON and surrounding areas. This role will be based out of our Ottawa, ON office with flexibility to work remotely and from the office.

The role is a blend of project execution, team guidance and management, marketing/business development and workgroup Administration functions; it will appeal to someone looking for increased responsibilities in an interesting and rewarding position. From the project side, the qualified applicant will have an understanding and significant experience in civil engineering, civil technology and construction management principles and will be familiar with the design, construction and operations and maintenance of municipal infrastructure systems. From the team management side, the role will include team building, mentoring staff, client management and proposal preparation. Skills you will likely use or develop in this job include project management, staff supervision, civil engineering, construction management, and report / proposal writing all in a friendly, fast-paced consulting engineering work environment

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

  • Contribute significantly to the successful design, production, coordination and management of municipal infrastructure projects

  • Effectively manage projects on time and on budget with quality, meeting client expectations

  • Work closely with other discipline Engineers, Designers and Project Managers as a key team player within an integrated multi-disciplinary project delivery team

  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence and innovation

  • Ensure accuracy, completeness and quality of technical information and project documentation in accordance with QA/QC programs

  • Ensure that engineering deliverables comply with applicable regulations, standards, corporate procedures and sound engineering practices

  • Willingness to work flexible hours under a variety of conditions

  • Environmental Assessments – project coordination and report writing for Municipal Class EAs

  • Prepare project designs and tender documents

  • Supervise and provide guidance to technical staff

  • Assist in the preparation of proposals and budget estimates

  • Comply with corporate safety goals and initiatives

  • Comply with corporate project management systems and protocols


Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree + 8 years of consulting experience in the planning, design and construction of municipal infrastructure or water resources related projects or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in Ontario

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 12+ years of consulting experience in the planning, design and construction of municipal infrastructure or water resources related projects

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering

  • Previous experience overseeing and coordinating all technical aspects of small to mid-size projects

  • Strong computer skills including advanced working knowledge of Word and Excel

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills as well as effective report writing

  • Natural business development capabilities and strong client relationship management skills are an asset

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

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: J10086557

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid