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AECOM Senior Hydropower Engineering Project Manager in Seattle, Washington

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Hydropower Engineering Project Manager to be based in Seattle, WA

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 Summary/Responsibilities

  • Provides technical leadership for a specialty and is considered to be a fully capable professional in their field.

  • Applies intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields. Makes decisions independently on technical problems and methods, and represents the organization in conferences.

  • Resolves important questions and plans and coordinates work.

  • Requires the use of advanced techniques and the modifications and extension of theories, precepts and practices of the field and related sciences and disciplines.

  • The knowledge and expertise required for this level of work usually result from progressive experience.

  • Supervision and guidance relate largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters.

  • Receives direction on unusual conditions and developments.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS Degree in engineering or related field of study

  • 8+ Eight years or more of related experience

  • Registered professional civil engineer (PE) license in Washington, Oregon, or California or the ability to obtain one 6 months after hire

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Travel to other offices as well as to project sites will be required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in civil engineering or related field

  • 15+ years of experience working on dam and/or hydropower facilities

  • Experience with West Coast dam and hydropower clients

  • Qualified applicants will have experience managing projects with $5M-$20M contract value ($25M-$100M construction value)

  • Understanding of regulatory and permitting environment in Washington, Oregon, and/or California, including work under the jurisdiction of the State of California, Division of Safety of Dams (DSOD) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

  • Approved by the FERC as an Independent Consultant to perform Part 12 safety inspections on dams and hydroelectric power facilities

  • Strong communication skills

  • PMI certified project manager (PMP)

  • Registration as a Structural or Geotechnical Engineer

  • Ability to work with limited supervision; organized; energetic and enthusiastic; and ability to build productive working relationships within the firm and with project teams

  • Strong and successful background in client relations and business development

  • Proven leadership skills, with a proven track-record.

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257406BR

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.

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