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AECOM Sediment Engineer in Houston, Texas

Company Description

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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.

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Job Description

AECOM is looking for a mid-level (2 plus years of experience) Sediment Remediation Engineer in our Houston, Texas office. The successful candidate will provide technical expertise and specialized consulting in the fields of civil and/or environmental engineering with established experience in preparing design documents consisting of construction drawings, technical specifications, engineering cost estimates, and performing investigations (e.g., treatability and dewatering testing) for sediment remedial construction projects. GIS and CADD skills, experience with related modeling and computational software water quantity and quality models, as well as demonstrated design experience is required. Demonstration of past experience in proposal development is a plus.

The ideal candidate will work productively in a collaborative team environment and demonstrate growth potential as well as a desire to learn.

This position involves some travel, field work and a willingness to periodically work in excess of 40.


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Engineering.

  • 2 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education.

  • Valid Driver's license.

  • US Citizen/US Permanent Resident.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Detail oriented while able to understand/comply with the big picture/goals of a project;

  • Ability to multi-task;

  • Strong logic skills;

  • Documents time and effort accurately;

  • Works productively in a team environment;

  • Good communication skills;

  • Flexible – can adapt to shifting priorities;

  • Able to work independently;

  • Self-learner;

  • Can take/give direction from/to others;

  • Collect and evaluate environmental data in field and office settings;

  • Independent field work and leadership of field teams;

  • Experience working with chemical and geotechnical analytical parameters;

  • Able to coordinate laboratory analytical services, sediment sampling programs;

  • Experience in sediment coring and sampling programs;

  • Performs specific and broader portions of assignments demonstrating skills and perspective of an experienced remedial engineer;

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures and methods;

  • Works on detailed and routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests;

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments;

  • Identifies discrepancies in results;

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision;

  • Competent on-site and/or resident engineer with remedial construction task or project leadership experience;

  • Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works;

  • Willing to undertake initiative to develop technological competence and advancement within Remediation Engineering;

  • Ability to clearly communicate with subcontractors, regulatory agents, and clients during field activities;

  • 30 hour OSHA Construction Supervisory certificate;

  • First Aid/CPR certificate;

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $60,000.00 - $95,000.00.


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 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 $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: J10101824

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid