AECOM Water/Wastewater Design Director in Salt Lake City, Utah

United States of America - Utah, Salt Lake City

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Water/Wastewater Design Director for full-time employment in the Salt Lake City, UT office. The design manager will work in the AECOM Water Business unit as a lead design manager for key water and wastewater design projects. 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 design support, client coordination and networking, business development insight, and work closely with other senior project managers. The position will require strong coordination skills with the ability to work with managers across disciplines to deliver on large scale design projects. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a strong area of expertise in water systems, water treatment, and/or wastewater treatment and able to support and provide oversight and leadership for other project managers.

AECOM provides the opportunity to work on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and access to 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:

  • Plans, directs, and supervises major, complex projects and/or multiple moderately sized projects with greater risk and complexity, and significant financial impacts

  • Manage projects on a local to national basis

  • Act as primary point of contact with clients and have full responsibility of project delivery

  • Be responsible for delivery for a project, including leading teams with multiple members that may include multiple business lines, remote workers, and subcontractors

  • Work with clients to provide long-term solutions and maintain and develop strong client relations

  • Provide leadership and technical guidance in his/her area of expertise related to water or wastewater

  • Participate in group oversight and leadership working closely with other water Project Managers and group staff to empower them to deliver quality projects

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent professional experience

  • 15+ year’s engineering experience in water/wastewater projects

  • 7+ year’s of project management experience including managing projects with>$5M contract value

  • Must have strong technical progression within water/wastewater engineering and familiar with government contracts, local utilities contracts, and private clients

  • Must be experience in the design/construction of water/wastewater projects and be capable as serving as a technical lead in an area of expertise related to water

  • Ability to meet project schedules

  • Demonstrated understanding of business development and proposal response process

  • Have experienced managing other Project Managers and navigating corporate policies and procedures

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Due to nature of the work U.S. Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer

  • Good understanding of local and regional markets and able to support marketing effort in pursuing work

  • Local and international project experience

  • Experience or interest in business operations and internal finance

  • Demonstrated ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Ownership and accountability for quality deliverables

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

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

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.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: 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 Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196331BR

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.