AECOM Project Manager for Water/Wastewater Design in Southfield, Michigan

Business Line Water

Position Title Project Manager for Water/Wastewater Design

United States of America - Michigan


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Manager for Water/Wastewater Design to join our Michigan water group in either our Detroit or Southfield, MI office. This position will focus on work associated with water treatment process design, wastewater treatment process design, transmission and conveyance, master planning, asset management, and will assist with projects related other water resources tasks as needed.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Project management of moderate to complex municipal water, wastewater and conveyance projects including design team leadership, and development of scopes of work, level of effort and project completion schedules

  • Manage and coordinate technical staff

  • Technical work on moderate to complex municipal water/wastewater treatment process system evaluations and project tasks, including planning, design, modeling, and construction observation

  • Business development support for the southeast Michigan area

  • Utilize network of water industry resources such as existing and potential water /wastewater clients, professional associations, manufacturers and contractors for business development opportunities

  • Attend and play an active role in business development meetings, professional associations and conferences, and other opportunities to interact with potential clients

  • Develop scopes of work and schedules for inclusion into contracts; negotiate contracts

  • Manage client and project from study phase through detailed design and construction administration

  • Schedule and conduct project meetings and workshops

  • Manage and coordinate sub-consultants

  • Liaison to regulatory agencies for project permitting

  • Review and approve client invoices

  • Identify and develop relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers in existing and new markets

  • Assist with authoring proposals (technical approach, project team, relevant experience, schedule, fee, local economic development requirements)

  • Develop PowerPoint presentations for projects and proposal interviews

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, preferably environmental, civil, mechanical or chemical

  • 10+ years of municipal water / wastewater / conveyance system and process design experience including experience in managing a multi-discipline design team with a focus on municipal water/wastewater engineering projects

  • Registered Professional Engineer in MI or the ability to obtain MI licensure via reciprocity within 3 months of employment

  • Experience writing technical proposals and reports

  • Demonstrated experience interacting with clients and participating in project interviews

  • Proficiency with computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets and related applications (MS Office Suite)

  • Strong desire to assist in developing water / wastewater business in Michigan

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with municipal water and wastewater treatment facility plans/specs and MI state regulations

  • Municipal water / wastewater treatment design experience in municipal, commercial, and industrial markets

  • History of working on SE Michigan water / wastewater design

  • Previous experience working with SE Michigan communities (IE: City of Detroit, Great Lakes Water Authority, etc)

  • Demonstrated experience in identifying new project opportunities with little to no direction

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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. 186599BR

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.