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AECOM Water Resources Management Specialist in Virginia, Virginia

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Water Resources Engineer/Planner for our Arlington, Virginia office. In this role, the successful candidate will provide project support for stormwater compliance and planning projects related to federal, state, municipal, and commercial clients. The candidate will receive mentoring and opportunity for advancement. The ideal candidate will have experience with municipal and industrial stormwater programs and knowledge of Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permits, stormwater inspections and monitoring, and TMDL implementation plans. Experience with GIS mapping, industrial facility stormwater permitting, and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) development is also a plus. The candidate will work collaboratively with and under the supervision of a senior engineer or project manager and will be responsible for coordination and completion of various stormwater program elements required under regional MS4 Permits, Industrial Stormwater Discharge Permits, and the EPA Multi-Sector General Permit (MSGP). Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of stormwater checklists, reports, assessments, public education/outreach materials, etc.

  • Provide technical support in the areas of environmental and stormwater management research, field work, stormwater analysis, and stormwater monitoring

  • Evaluate stormwater program and project costs

  • Perform field investigations and GIS data processing to support stormwater program implementation, stormwater site assessments, and pollutant reduction plans

  • Attend client meetings and prepare meeting minutes

  • Coordinate with AECOM project team members (and subcontractors when used);

  • Participate in local and regional water resources organizations, as appropriate on behalf of AECOM

  • Occasional travel outside of local area may be required

  • Utilizes scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

  • Interprets and records data, conducts analyses, compares findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

  • Solves problems by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.

  • Participates in planning required to achieve prescribed objectives.

  • Conducts analysis and investigation work obtained from a variety of sources.

  • Performs inspections and tests to ensure compliance.

  • Participates in developing corrective measures and procedures. Formulates hypothesis, performs research and makes recommendation.

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS in Civil/Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or related field

  • 4+ years related experience

  • US Citizen able to work on federal facilities

  • Experience preparing technical reports and memos. Must be a competent technical writer.

  • Excellent communication skills; both verbal and technical report writing

  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in the capacity of a team leader and/or task manager

  • Experience using ArcGIS

  • Experience developing strategies and planning documents related to stormwater management

  • Stormwater monitoring and assessment experience

  • NPDES/TMDL/Water Quality experience

  • Watershed management experience

  • Experience with task management and/or project management

  • MS 4 Compliance Experience

  • Ability to interact appropriately with regulatory personnel and clients for routine tasks

  • Federal Government experience.

  • Requires general familiarity within a broad field of scientific knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields.

  • Ability to observe, evaluate, and document site field conditions and communicate changes in field conditions to senior staff.

  • Attention to detail in work; high quality and accuracy in work performed

  • Some local travel will be required (Virginia, Maryland, and DC)

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 - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263704BR

Additional Locations US- Herndon, VA- 13800 Coppermine Road

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.