AECOM Entry Level Water Resource Engineer I in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Entry Level Water Resource Engineer I

United States of America - Pennsylvania


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Water Resource Engineer for employment in the Pittsburgh, PA office. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The Surface Transportation Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Entry Level - Water Resources for immediate employment. Position will report to the Pittsburgh, PA office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an interest in Water Resources, specific to transportation drainage, stormwater management/best management practices, erosion and sediment pollution control, and hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and design, Chapter 102 NPDES Permits. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The incumbent can look forward to projects ranging from small bridge replacements to large scale highway improvement projects.

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

  • Work under the direction of a professional engineer in the preparation of engineering analyses, studies, and detailed engineering plans and specifications

  • Participate in the presentation of proposed solutions to problems

  • Assist in compiling and presenting results of engineering studies

  • Utilize high-level computer systems and applications to develop solutions to engineering problems

  • Assist the Pittsburgh, PA office in the preparation of preliminary and final design project reports, plans, specifications, and estimates

  • Convey results and findings by means of oral discussions and presentations and project documentation

  • Responsible for the effective management of own time and effort, in accordance with project priorities and objectives

  • Controlling expenditures so that project milestones are accomplished within budget

  • Provide supervision and mentoring of designers

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s’ Degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in water resources, or relevant discipline

  • 0-2 years of experience with an emphasis in drainage, stormwater management/best management practices, erosion and sediment control, and hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and design

  • Strong problem solving and decision making abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates the ability to prioritize tasks on a daily basis

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively within a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, with an emphasis in water resources, or relevant discipline

  • Engineer-in-Training (FE)

  • Relevant internship or professional work experience in support transportation drainage, stormwater management/best management practices, erosion and sediment pollution control, and hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and design.

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as CADD, HCS, AutoCAD, MicroStation, GIS, Hydrologic/Hydraulic models)

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.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183284BR

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.