Senior Water Resources Engineer

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  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Mar 31, 2023
Full time Water Resource Engineer

Job Description

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Senior Water Resources Engineer to join our Water group in the Philadelphia, PA office. 

As a Senior Water Resources Engineer, you will act as a technical lead of water resources projects related to but not limited to any of the following: green stormwater infrastructure projects, municipal water resources projects; or analysis and design of stormwater or roadway drainage systems.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and reviewing working drawings, plans, cost estimates, studies, reports, and other work products
  • Analysis and design of stormwater drainage system, hydraulic structures, and roadway drainage systems
  • Must be capable of performing independent tasks, reviewing technical work of others
  • Develop H&H modeling, permit applications and planning level engineering studies
  • Mentoring, leading, and training junior level staff
  • Present design solutions to AECOM project teams and clients
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and computation skills
  • Knowledge of civil engineering design principle


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS and 6+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
  • Professional Engineer’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ten (10) years or more of relevant work experience with stormwater management, design and permitting using AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • Demonstrable experience of overseeing or reviewing the engineering design
  • Experience with the Philadelphia Water Department green infrastructure design program
  • Experience with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software (SWMM; HEC HMS/RAS; HydroCAD, StormCAD)

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position. 
  • Sponsorship is available for this position.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.


Civil & Structural Engineering