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AECOM Project Manager/Project Engineer - Drinking Water in Markham, 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

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Project Manager/Project Engineer to join our Drinking Water team based out of our Markham, Ontario (north of downtown Toronto) office to perform the following duties:

  • Manage municipal water projects that include multi-disciplinary engineering teams, including structural, architectural, building mechanical, process mechanical, I&C, electrical, etc.

  • Lead and support water process design activities, including equipment sizing and selection, for water treatment plants, reservoirs, pumping stations and related infrastructure

  • Prepare engineering design reports and memoranda, facility manuals, permitting and approvals applications, specification writing, Process Control Narrative development, cost estimating, etc.

  • Provide detailed calculations for water processes

  • Perform contract administration duties

  • Lead commissioning activities

  • Provide clear and focused leadership on all project functions related to project management, project control, design and engineering management, and construction management to meet the Client’s and AECOM’s overall goals

  • Be a part of the team environment that supports AECOM’s Client focus, where employees meet the expectations, requirements, and agreements of our Clients.

  • Develop detailed work breakdown structures and project execution plans from preliminary design to contract administration

  • Support with the planning and preparation of accurate fee estimates to complete projects as well as baseline cash and financial performance indicators for future project control

  • Ensure strict compliance with the Client’s and AECOM’s safety policies and procedures

  • Consistently deliver on each project to achieve top-tier industry benchmarks for quality, overall project delivery and project financials

  • Prepare proposal documents and perform business development activities to seek out new opportunities


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Environmental or Civil Engineering or relevant engineering field to municipal water treatment, reservoirs and pumping stations

  • Must have 6+ years of Process Design, Project Management and Construction experience in municipal water treatment plants, reservoirs, pumping stations and related infrastructure

  • Registered P.Eng. in Ontario or eligible within 6-12 months

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of Design, Project Management and Construction experience in municipal Water Treatment Plants, reservoirs, pumping stations and related infrastructure

  • Drinking Water process, design and commissioning capabilities

  • General understanding of electrical, instrumentation and process controls

  • 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

Additional Information

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


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $90,000.00 - $145,000.00.


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: J10102408

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid