AECOM Mid-Level Surface Water Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

United States of America - Arizona, Phoenix

Job Summary

The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Surface Water Engineer for immediate employment in the Phoenix, AZ office. AECOM is searching for enthusiastic candidates that are client focused, impactful, decisive, and have the ability to serve as a role model. The successful candidate will provide surface water modeling and design support for stormwater, transportation, flood control, flood mapping and H&H projects. The position will involve working on projects for the state, local municipalities, federal agencies, and private clients to conduct hydrologic/hydraulic modeling and design.

AECOM provides the opportunity to work on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and access to training and career development. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. The position allows for the successful candidate to be a key player on some of the best regional projects, with opportunities to work on national or international projects. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

  • Performing 1-D and 2-D hydrologic/hydraulic modeling for flood hazard mapping and mitigation studies, dam breach inundation studies, bridge and stream scour, drainage master planning and design

  • Performing design of stormwater control facilities (including culverts, detention/retention ponds and open channels) and directing surface water modeling, mapping, and designing of stormwater and flood control structures

  • Performing design of stormwater collection systems for state and municipal clients

  • Work with a team of hydrologic/hydraulic modeling professionals to complete technical tasks, complete quality assurance/quality control reviews, and prepare high quality work products including documentation of model development, calibration, results, and reports, including the application of engineering judgement.

  • Exercise judgment in developing details of work and making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Preparing documentation of calculations

  • Preparing engineering reports

  • Prepare design drawings, plans, sections, details, and profiles/sections within the MicroStation InRoads Storm and Sanitary and/or Autodesk Civil 3D, AutoCAD MEP and StormCAD

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in hydrology, hydraulics, and/or water resources

  • 5+ years of experience in surface water modeling and design

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) with plans of obtaining Professional Engineer within 1year of hire

  • Exhibits in-depth knowledge of surface water modeling, planning and design projects and related technologies

  • Demonstrated familiarity with hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software (e.g. HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS ), and plan set production design software (e.g. Microstation, Inroads Storm and Sanitary, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, StormCAD)

  • Demonstrated familiarity with GIS and automated H/H tools

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Demonstrated ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ownership and accountability for quality deliverables

  • Ability to communicate the technical aspects of projects to a wide audience

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as exceptional organizational skills

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-Dimensional hydrologic/hydraulic modeling using FLO-2D and/or HEC-RAS 2D

  • Bridge scour analysis

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 - 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. 193656BR

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.