AECOM Water Resources/Stormwater Engineer in Morrisville, North Carolina

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Position Title Water Resources/Stormwater Engineer

United States of America - North Carolina


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and motivated Water Resources/Stormwater Engineer for immediate employment in our Morrisville, NC office. The successful candidate will be focused on supporting project managers while working on a diverse range of projects and task execution, and is expected to grow into being a project manager, leading projects and managing clients independently. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

  • Prepares construction documents, engineering reports, and basic data and scientific documents regarding stormwater, water quality, watershed management, and best management practices

  • Leads or supports the design efforts for a variety of water resources projects

  • Performs hydrologic, hydraulic, and water quality modeling, and geospatial evaluations

  • Performs watershed and water quality assessments and conventional aspects of watershed planning and BMP prioritization

  • Participates in developing practices for public agencies to maintain compliance with stormwater regulations

  • Prepares written and graphic reports and makes presentations

  • Supports the development of proposals in response to RFQs

  • Participates in developing services for planning, design, engineering, procurement and contracting, permitting and construction services

  • Displays interest in business development with local, state, and federal clients

  • Responsible for training and mentoring of junior staff

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related engineering field

  • 5+ years of experience

  • Understanding of surface water quality, stormwater quality, and stormwater management in construction and post-construction settings, hydrology, fluvial processes, and applicable rules and regulations

  • Ability to organize and manage staff on complex projects and coordinate with public agencies.

  • Thorough knowledge of engineering and construction principles, practices and procedures, applicable laws and government regulations, principles of management and supervision and procedures and policies of departments and facility

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Good organizational, leadership, influencing, and negotiation skills

  • Experience in detention basin modeling and a working knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software, such as CADD, HEC-RAS, AutoCAD, MicroStation)

  • Occasional travel is required, including overnight trips of one to two week duration

  • Must posses a valid driver's license and the ability to safely drive extended distances:

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience

  • Erosion and sedimentation control design

  • Developing project plans and specifications, and cost estimates

  • Developing stormwater management retrofit design plans (site and structural)

  • Conducting watershed level inventories and assessments

  • Low Impact Development (LID) and Environmental Site Design (ESD) assessment and design, including within right-of-ways

  • Creating site specific conceptual design through construction documents

  • Applying ecological principles to the resolution of challenges posed by the built environment

  • Construction bid support

  • Construction inspection

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186798BR

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.