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AECOM Flood Resilience Engineer in Germantown, Maryland

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 full-time engineer with knowledge of flood-resilient building design and floodplain management to support the services of the Building Science Team, which delivers a wide range of services related to natural hazard risk reduction serving a variety of clients.

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

  • Performs specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer with supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member as necessary.

  • Works on detailed and routine assignments involving technical writing, research, and/or structural design. Assignments may include development of natural hazard mitigation and building science publications, guidance, presentations, and building code and standards proposals with a focus on flood hazards.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems and answer complex questions.

  • Must be able to work collaboratively in teams and independently when necessary

  • Ability to strictly adhere to Health and Safety protocols both in the office and in the field

  • Experience in structural and design aspects of flood-resistant buildings

  • Experience in technical writing

  • Experience in delivering conference presentations and/or technical training

  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Experience with ESRI suite of GIS software products including ArcMap

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Maps, and other common business software and web-based applications

  • Understanding of floodplain management regulations and flood-resistant provisions of building codes and standards


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Architecture, or a related curriculum

  • Engineer in Training (EIT)/Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)

  • 4 years technical, post-degree work experience in civil engineering, structural engineering, natural hazard mitigation, building codes and standards, or related field

  • Due to the nature of the job, U.S. citizenship is required and the ability to hold a security clearance

  • Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM)

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Maps, and other common business software and web-based applications

Preferred Requirements:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) Or Registered Architect (RA)

Additional Information

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

  • Must be able to travel on business periodically (up to 25%) for periods of up to 7 days

  • Must be able to conduct field work (including post-disaster field work), tolerate variable environmental conditions, walk on uneven surfaces, and lift and carry at least 50 pounds

  • Must be able to provide a technical writing sample upon request

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: J10075175

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid