AECOM Sr. Drainage Manager - Transportation in Phoenix, Arizona

United States of America - Arizona, Phoenix

Job Summary

AECOM’s Transportation Business Unit is actively seeking a highly talented Sr. Drainage Manager for immediate employment in the Phoenix, AZ office to support numerous transportation drainage and water resources projects and project opportunities. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, client-focused, impactful, and decisive. AECOM provides the opportunity to work on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and access to training and career development. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. The position allows for the successful candidate to be a key player on some of the best regional projects, with opportunities to work on national or international projects. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The position is for an individual eager to help grow an existing transportation drainage group and requires functioning as a Team Leader for a team supporting transportation and a wide array of water resources projects. Team leader responsibilities include: mentoring and leading team staff; representing team staff at an Area level; project management; assisting Department and Area leadership with business and client development activities; and, supporting AECOM’s initiatives pertaining to staff and business growth. The position’s technical responsibilities include: performing and checking hydrologic and hydraulic calculations and models; preparing and reviewing stormwater designs; and, preparing design drawings, specifications, reports, cost estimates, and proposals.

The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in design / engineering, specific to transportation drainage, stormwater engineering, and/or municipal water resources projects. The incumbent can look forward to supporting AECOM’s Transportation and Water Business Units with a variety of clients including federal, industrial, municipal and state agency clients throughout the Rocky Mountain Area – AZ, CO, ID, NM, and UT.

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

  • Team Leader overseeing, mentoring, and representing a team of professional transportation drainage and municipal stormwater staff

  • Project Manager overseeing project financial metrics and work performed by multi-disciplinary teams working on transportation drainage and water resources projects

  • Professional Engineer overseeing project design and analysis of a variety of transportation drainage and municipal stormwater projects

  • Performing and/or directing design of stormwater control facilities (including detention/retention ponds and open channels) and directing surface water modeling, mapping, and designing of stormwater and flood control structures

  • Directing and reviewing documentation and calculations

  • Preparing engineering reports

  • Plans and prepares, or reviews, technical specifications according to the contract documents

  • Assisting with the marketing and proposal efforts for a variety of existing and new public and private clients

  • Supporting the Rocky Mountain Area Transportation Business Line and Surface Water Business Line

  • Assisting with the expansion of municipal stormwater and transportation drainage services provided by the Transportation-Surface Water Department

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, or related field, with an emphasis in hydrology, hydraulics, and/or water resources

  • 10+ years of experience including 5+ years of experience overseeing projects as a Project Manager

  • Professional Engineer registration required

  • Exhibits in-depth knowledge of surface water modeling, planning and design projects and related technologies

  • Ability to communicate the technical aspects of projects to a wide audience

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as exceptional organizational skills

  • Demonstrated familiarity with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software (e.g. HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS), and plan set production design software (e.g. AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Microstation, Inroads Storm and Sanitary)

  • Demonstrated ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Demonstrated understanding of business development and proposal response process

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • 13+ years' experience preferred

  • State of Arizona Professional Engineer registration

  • Business development experience including client relations and proposal preparation

  • Team leadership experience supervising engineers, CAD technicians, surveyors and/or field inspectors

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

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Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191757BR

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.