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AECOM Wastewater Engineer/Project Coordinator in Markham, Ontario

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 Wastewater Engineer/Project Coordinator for employment at a project for a large municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Toronto, Ontario. The position would be field based at first and then could become office based.

Under the responsible charge of a Professional Engineer the appropriately qualified candidate will assist with the coordination between the plant operations staff, contractor and consultant.

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

  • Coordination of and preparation of responses to RFIs

  • Submittal review.

  • Preparation of Change Orders

  • Coordination of and preparation of design modifications.

  • Resolving field issues

  • Preparing for and participating in meetings.

  • Reporting daily activities

  • Liaise with overall plant operations and assist in planning and coordination of operation of wastewater plant with the overall SSO operations

  • Co-ordination and monitoring of minor construction and modification activities

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

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

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

  • Prepare technical memoranda, 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 coordination tasks.

  • Participate in commissioning services during the construction of wastewater infrastructure and facilities.

  • Troubleshooting of process issues


Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree from a recognized college or university in civil, mechanical, electrical or chemical engineering, or equivalent alternate + 4 years of relevant experience

  • Proficient in the use of desktop computational tools including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, etc

  • Must possess valid Ontario Class G Driving license

  • Strong oral communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

  • Strong written skills need to support development of technical reports and specifications

  • Eligible for Engineer in Training (EIT) license by PEO

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to multi-task on several projects concurrently

  • Previous treatment plant or construction experience

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

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.

ReqID: J10087874

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site