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AECOM Senior Water Resources Engineer / Project Manager in Burnaby, British Columbia

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.

Job Description

AECOM’s Water Resources group in Burnaby, BC is growing! We’ve recently won some exciting projects focused on climate change adaptation, flood resiliency and green infrastructure. This is an exciting opportunity to join this team and help build the future.

We are searching for a Senior level Water Resources Engineer/Project Manager to be based in our Burnaby, BC office. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding and significant experience in Water Resources including flood risk assessment and remediation, project management, design and construction of municipal infrastructure and is familiar with hydraulic modelling and planning principles. She/he will be expected to work successfully within a team environment and be able to communicate effectively with other project team members and customers. He/she will have a high level of initiative, motivation, and displays drive, energy and enthusiasm for getting things done. The successful candidate will be expected to support in the delivery of surface water related studies and infrastructure design to customers mostly within the municipal and provincial sector.

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

  • Mentoring junior staff

  • Design and project management of surface water related studies and infrastructure design

  • Prepare documentation for design projects and reports

  • Prepare construction cost estimates

  • Preparation of project specifications and contract documents

  • Perform constructability reviews

  • Perform contract administration

  • Perform construction inspections

Additional responsibilities will include client communication and management; proposal preparation; coordination with regulatory agencies, project planning, budgeting, and scheduling.


Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering + 8 years of relevant experience in water resources engineering.

  • Experience with civil engineering, hydrologic & hydraulic modelling, planning, design construction inspection, contract administration

  • Experience in managing surface water related projects

  • Registration as P.Eng with EGBC (or eligible within 6 months)

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience with surface water / drainage conveyance infrastructure in a Municipal environment

  • Relevant experience in North America

  • Experience in project management

  • Experience in proposal writing and job scoping

  • Working knowledge of blue and green infrastructure: ponds, wetlands, bioswales, raingardens, etc.

  • Familiarity with Hydraulic Modelling platforms

  • Excellent written skills needed for technical reports

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

  • Valid BC Class V Driver's License

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, contractors and clients

  • Comfortable working in a multi-disciplinary environment

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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.

ReqID: J10074896

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering