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AECOM Civil Engineer - Stream Restoration in Germantown, Maryland

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a highly motivated Stream Restoration Engineer to join our stream and wetland restoration design team in Germantown, MD. The new team member will participate in all aspects of the restoration design process from initial feasibility investigations to detailed design and hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of restoration alternatives.

Work will include a mixture of field work and collaborative design work as part of a team of engineers and scientists. The ideal candidate will add to an experienced team working on all aspects of restoration design, with opportunities to participate in stormwater design and advanced technical training.

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to the following:

  • Participate in field work including but not limited to geomorphic assessments, benthic macroinvertebrate surveys, water quality sampling, stream and wetland delineations, stream flow analysis, and soil sampling.

  • Prepare stream restoration plans, specifications, construction estimates, and design reports.

  • Prepare various federal and state regulatory permits and assist in agency consultation for regulatory permitting.

  • Interpret analytical data for restoration projects to develop appropriate and applicable conclusions and recommendations.

  • Conduct post construction monitoring of stream and wetland restoration projects.

  • Perform construction inspection and oversight for the implementation of stream and wetland projects.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering or related degree

  • 2 years of stream restoration and stormwater management experience required

  • Previous relevant field work

Preferred Qualifications

  • Rosgen natural channel design and monitoring training through Wildland Hydrology, CVI or NC State Universities stream restoration program, are helpful

  • Experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D preferred

  • Experience with TR-55, TR-20, and/or HEC-RAS

  • Ability and willingness to travel occasionally, typically within the region but may be national at times

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role

  • This position requires some field work and the ability to work outside, sometimes in inclement weather conditions, navigate on uneven terrain, carry equipment weighing up to approximately 15lbs.

  • This position requires office presence when not in the field

Offered rate of compensation (in Maryland only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $75,000 - $90,000.

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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, 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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. 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: J10101170

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid