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AECOM Senior Hydraulic Modeler in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Hydraulic Modeler to serve as a technical leader for our Chelmsford, MA hydrologic, hydraulic, and water quality analysis group. This position will involve working on and leading staff in a wide range of hydraulic applications for water/wastewater projects locally, throughout the U.S., and abroad. The selected candidate will be working with some of AECOM’s foremost experts in water distribution and plant hydraulics and will be exposed to numerous high-profile jobs throughout the country. Work will include projects on:

  • analysis, modeling, and design of water system distribution systems,

  • hydraulic transient (surge) analysis,

  • development of hydraulic profiles for water and wastewater treatment facilities,

  • provide design input and coordination for conveyance conduits and pipelines for state of the art treatment plants

  • equipment sizing for various control valves, distribution chambers and outlet structures.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to

  • Strong technical writing skills as well as strong communication skills

  • Strong experience in one or more of the following distribution system modeling software platforms: InfoWater, WaterGEMS, H2OMap, and EPANET

  • Experience and knowledge of the use of ArcGIS, AutoCAD, or relational database management software (such as MS-Access, SQL Server, or Oracle)

  • Strong understanding of the development of contract documents for the design of water and/or wastewater facilities including design drawings, specifications and details

  • Strong knowledge experience with MS-Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of the aspects of the design of treatment facilities, pipelines, and pumping and storage facilities


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 4 years of related experience of modeling and design of water/wastewater treatment facilities and distribution systems or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (must apply for Mass. PE if registered in another state)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree is preferred

  • Experience leading projects and/or mentoring junior staff.

  • Strong experience in one or more of the following hydraulic transient modeling software platforms: Hammer, InfoSurge, Impulse, WANDA

  • Experience with marketing/proposal development including preparation of technical approaches and estimated levels of effort

  • Experience with programming skills in Visual Basic, Python, C++, MatLab

  • Experience with other modeling areas (collection systems, receiving waters, CFD) considered a plus, but not required

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Willingness to travel is helpful, but not required

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10076769

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid