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AECOM Senior Process Treatment and Design Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

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

The Atlanta Office is seeking a Senior Process Treatment and Design Engineer, to support water and wastewater related design projects.

As the Senior Process Treatment and Design Engineer, you will work within a multidisciplinary team delivering design aspects related to water and wastewater treatment projects, while assisting with the management of the integration with other treatment design disciplines. The following aspects will be key:

  • You will be responsible for process technology selection, concept, preliminary and detail designs for water and wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) components

  • The designs will include for process types selection based on evaluation of influent parameters and flows to satisfy the discharge limit requirements

  • Designs will include for process flow diagrams and piping and instrumentation diagrams

  • The design components will consist of civil, hydraulic and mechanical aspects while guiding and informing the architectural, structural, electrical, I&C and environmental disciplines

  • You will work closely with the cost estimators to determine the budgets required for the different components

  • You will also be responsible for the development of drawings in collaboration with the drawing office staff for the different project stages in accordance with the project milestones

  • As part of the detail design process you will be responsible for the selection of an appropriate construction delivery method in accordance with the client’s needs and preferences

  • You will determine what specifications are required for civil, piping and process related equipment

  • You will also liaise with the other disciplines to ensure that their specifications are aligned and prepared in accordance with the scope of works and prepared drawings

  • You will be responsible for the compilation of the overall bid document including but not limited to, bid conditions, conditions of contract, including any special conditions of contract, detailing the scope of work, all project specifications and any specialist reports for the site and environmental mitigation actions

  • Projects will be completed successfully within specifications and budget

  • Client satisfaction and project delivery is an imperative of this position

  • Your technical focus will be on water and wastewater related projects, but with the understanding that wastewater treatment will be the core delivery focus

  • Ensure quality and timely delivery of infrastructure deliverables to AECOM’s internal and external clients


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical or a related field

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in conceptualizing and design water and wastewater treatment plant layouts and processes related to treatment.

  • Proven experience with water and wastewater treatment design and the understanding of the roles of other disciplines.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical highly preferred

  • 12 years of experience conceptualizing, and design water and wastewater treatment plant layouts and processes related to treatment.

Additional Information

Your information will be kept strictly confidential in accordance with EEO guidelines

This position may offer sponsorship based upon the qualified candidate.

This position may offer relocation assistance based upon the qualified candidate

Offered rate of compensation GA location only will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $135,000 - $155,000.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $135,000.00 - $155,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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: J10094804

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid