AECOM Industrial Water/Wastewater Design Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

United States of America - Michigan, Grand Rapids

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Industrial Water/Wastewater Design Engineer to join our Michigan Water Business Line group in our Grand Rapids office (or other location in the upper Midwest). This professional will focus on water and wastewater treatment design for a wide variety of industries, including treatability and pilot testing, troubleshooting, permitting, process design, preparation of construction plans and specifications, construction engineering, and commissioning services. Responsibilities include:

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

  • Creative problem-solving to troubleshoot and address client water/wastewater treatment challenges

  • Preparation of work plans and implementation of treatability and pilot studies

  • Design team leadership

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

  • Construction commissioning support

  • Schedule and conduct project meetings and workshops

  • Manage and coordinate sub-consultants

  • Liaison to regulatory agencies for project permitting

  • Business development support for the industrial water/wastewater practice

  • Actively participate in business development meetings, professional associations and conferences, and other opportunities to interact with potential clients

  • 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)

Minimum Requirements

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

  • 5+ years of industrial water/wastewater system and process design experience, scoping and implementing industrial water/wastewater treatability and pilot studies

  • Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain licensure within 6 months of hire (ability to become licensed in various states if necessary)

  • Strong communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience interacting with clients

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

  • Strong desire to assist in developing industrial water/wastewater business in North America

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in Engineering, preferably environmental, civil or chemical

  • Water/wastewater treatment design experience in variety of industrial markets

  • Experience with biological and physical/chemical treatment processes

  • Process modeling experience

  • Project capital cost estimating experience

  • Construction and commissioning experience

  • Engineer/procure/construct (EPC) and/or design-build experience

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199706BR

Clearance Required 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.