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AECOM I&C Engineer in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

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

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated I&C Engineer to join our Water Group in our Chelmsford, Ma office. This position will involve a variety of new and upgrades to existing water treatment facilities, water booster pump stations, and wastewater pumping and treatment facilities.

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

  • Support the Mechanical Process Engineer with the development of process flow diagrams (PFD).

  • Use the PFDs to develop detailed process & instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs).

  • Design control system architecture using a variety of technologies including ethernet, fiber optic networks, radio, and VPN.

  • Develop datasheets for process instrumentation and PLC/network control systems hardware.

  • Prepare detailed control narrative for full plant operation.

  • Develop detailed drawings to convey the design.

  • Support the development of technical specifications.

  • Verify compliance with applicable US codes and engineering standards/practices.

  • Coordinate with other in-house engineering disciplines as needed.

  • Work flexible hours to attend project meetings/calls with the Chelmsford Design Center.

  • Be detail-oriented and technical yet experienced enough to see the big picture.

  • Pay close attention to detail and accuracy of work.

  • Schedule and meet budget expectations.

  • Multi-task and be flexible, along with ability to adapt to project deadlines.

  • Have passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering preferred or equivalent work experience.

  • Four years of work experience as an I&C Engineer.

  • Experience with different PLC/network control system platforms.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the water/wastewater industry.

  • Experience with US codes and standards.

  • Experience with AutoCAD, BIM360, etc.

  • Experience with Smart P&ID.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is available for this position.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $87,778.70 - $125,084.64.


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: J10103548

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid