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AECOM Water Resources Engineer in Dallas, Texas

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 has an immediate opening in our Dallas, TX office for a Water Resources Engineer to support the production and technical services for the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Risk Mapping, Assessment and Planning (Risk MAP) program. Under this contract, AECOM provides engineering and other technical services nationwide, including production of effective, flexible, and sustainable Risk MAP products to develop and implement tools to protect the United States from floods and other related hazardous conditions.

The Water Resources Engineer will have a critical role in helping facilitate the client’s needs. This person will be an integral part of the team, utilizing their knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), Hydrology and Hydraulics, and problem-solving skills to support our client. The candidate will work directly with the client, both on and off-site, and will need to successfully manage client’s requests as well as support the production teams internally.

The successful candidate for the Water Resources Engineer position requires an in-depth knowledge of the NFIP program to support on-going projects and rapid response requests. The Water Resources Engineer, by virtue of the position, may be required to provide surge support during critical national disasters or congressional inquiries. The successful candidate will need to thrive in a fast-paced environment and provide a broad range of oversight managing teams in providing support to our FEMA Regional offices, functions such as:

  • Support client management and communication.

  • Be able to facilitate, plan, organize and manage all requests from the client on tight deadlines.

  • Familiarity with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), FEMA Flood Insurance Studies, Risk MAP flood study lifecycle, such as regulatory requirements from data development through preliminary and post-preliminary processing, and other related studies is preferred.

  • Delegate tasks to multiple supporting staff across diverse geographies.

  • Prepare and maintain internal and external request documentation.

  • Excellent quantitative and presentation skills, using software such as MS Excel and MS Power Point to organize data, analyze data, and present.

  • Knowledge of the NFIP program to support on-going projects and rapid response requests

  • Excellent quantitative and presentation skills, using software such as MS Excel and MS Power Point to organize and analyze data.

  • Be dynamic, personable, and highly self-motivated.

  • Have exceptional customer service orientation.

  • Have strong written and oral communication skills.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related field

  • 2 years of experience in related field specific to the water industry (ie: floodplain mapping, water resource engineering, coastal, H&H modeling, AutoCAD)

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree

  • 5 years of progressively responsible professional technical & leadership experience related to FEMA’s Risk MAP program or other flood-related work

  • Past experience leading multi-disciplinary cross functional sub-team or team of direct reports.

  • CFM certification (or ability to get within 6 months of hire)

Additional Information

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

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: J10078772

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid