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AECOM Municipal Water/Wastewater Project Manager in Hamilton, Ontario

Company Description

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

As the global community is faced with securing sustainable and safe drinking water, AECOM stands at the forefront of innovating water treatment solutions that are sustainable, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective. Our water team is equipped with the expertise to tackle these intricate challenges head-on. From planning and pilot testing to conceptual and final design, through to construction, start-up, and commissioning, we offer comprehensive source-to-tap solutions. Join us in addressing some of the most pressing water supply and treatment issues facing our communities today. Your contribution will help deliver essential water solutions that support both current and future generations.

We specialize in advanced wastewater treatment solutions, offering everything from primary treatments to complex, advanced systems, including enhanced nutrient removal and advanced biosolids processes. Our focus on energy efficiency not only lowers costs but also improves services for our clients. Join us in delivering sustainable wastewater management, integrating your innovative ideas into projects that make an impact.

Job Description

AECOM is searching for a Municipal Water/Wastewater Project Manager for full-time employment that can be based in London, ON (preferably) or in another one of our South Western Ontario offices (Hamilton and Kitchener).

The responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard process calculations, techniques, procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks related to municipal water and wastewater treatment process design and construction administration activities. These assignments are designed to further develop judgment and understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Perform municipal wastewater treatment plant site investigations, data collection and analysis activities

  • Prepare technical memoranda, and contribute to preliminary and detailed design reports

  • Prepare permitting applications for local regulatory agencies

  • Participate in wastewater engineering/process design activities including preparation of design calculations, equipment sizing and selection, process layouts, engineering specifications and cost estimates

  • Work collaboratively on multidisciplinary design teams and assist with design coordination tasks

  • Participate in contract administration services during the construction of wastewater infrastructure and facilities

  • Assist in commissioning activities related to wastewater treatment process start-up


Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering

  • 8+ years of process design and project management experience in municipal water, wastewater, pumping stations, and infrastructure related projects.

  • Registered in Ontario as P.Eng., or eligible to receive P.Eng. certification within 6-12 months of hiring

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Municipal Water/Wastewater Project Management experience

  • General understanding of instrumentation and process controls

  • Experience in Ontario is considered an asset

  • Good working knowledge of industry standard and local municipal standards and guidelines are considered an asset

  • Proficient in common desktop packages, i.e. Word, Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills

  • Motivated, team player, independent, organized with strong business acumen

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to write winning proposals and obtain new work

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.


Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The range for this position is $102,000 to $150,000.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

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

ReqID: J10102126

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid