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AECOM Water/Wastewater Hydraulic Modeling Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Water/Wastewater Hydraulic Modeling Engineer to join our Colorado water, wastewater, and conveyance group. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in civil or environmental engineering with a focus on hydraulic analysis of water distribution and wastewater collection systems. The primary responsibility of this role is to conduct hydraulic computations and computer modeling and analysis of water and wastewater systems using specialized software. Desired but not required skills include experience in hydraulic transient analysis. This position offers the opportunity to work on diverse projects and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to address complex engineering challenges in the water and wastewater sector.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Conduct hydraulic computations and computer modeling and analysis of water distribution and wastewater collection systems using software tools such as InfoWater, InfoSewer, WaterGEMS, SewerGEMS, H2OMap, EPANET, SWMM / PCSWMM and InfoWorks.

  • Develop calibrated hydraulic models of existing water and wastewater infrastructure to simulate system performance under various scenarios.

  • Analyze and interpret modeling results to provide insights into system behavior and identify opportunities for optimization and improvement.

  • Collaborate with engineers, planners, and other stakeholders to integrate modeling insights into the design and planning of water and wastewater projects.

  • Work with ArcGIS, AutoCAD, or relational database management software (such as MS-Access, SQL Server, or Oracle) to integrate spatial data into modeling workflows.

  • Prepare technical reports, presentations, and documentation to communicate modeling findings and recommendations effectively using strong communication skills.

  • Provide technical support and guidance to project teams and clients regarding water and wastewater modeling methodologies and software applications.

  • Mentor, train, and guide junior hydraulic modelers and engineers on water and wastewater hydraulic modeling analyses.

  • Stay updated on industry best practices, emerging technologies, and regulatory requirements related to water and wastewater modeling.

  • Directs project team and client compliance with contract terms and monitors subcontractors' compliance with contractual commitments.

  • Prepares project work plan, scope, schedule, and budget, and communicates these to project team members; monitors/manages project production for compliance with schedule, budget, and quality objectives.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or related field and a minimum of 4 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • +7 years of relevant experience in water/wastewater hydraulic analysis and computer modeling.

  • Strong understanding of water and wastewater systems, hydraulic principles, and modeling techniques.

  • Proficiency in using modeling software such as InfoWater, InfoSewer, WaterGEMS, SewerGEMS, H2OMap, EPANET, SWMM / PCSWMM and InfoWorks for hydraulic analysis and design.

  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and database software such as ArcGIS, AutoCAD, MS-Access, SQL Server, or Oracle for spatial analysis and data visualization.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret complex data and draw meaningful conclusions.

  • Effective communication skills with the ability to convey technical information clearly and concisely.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality work within project deadlines.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or EIT certification is a plus.

  • Experience leading modeling aspects of projects and/or mentoring junior staff.

  • Experience in one or more hydraulic transient modeling software platforms.

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $80,000.00 - $120,000.00.


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: J10106535

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid