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AECOM Southern California Regional Growth Leader in Los Angeles, California

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 Southern California Market Sector Lead for employment in Los Angeles, to support and grow our regional water/wastewater practice. AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come. We work with a wide variety of clients planning, designing, and managing the construction of large- and small-scale water, wastewater and conveyance projects for municipal clients. Therefore, the appropriately qualified applicant must be an established leader in the water and wastewater field, be able to demonstrate a positive can-do attitude, be customer focused, be a critical thinker and problem solver, and be ready to apply their skill sets to establish a rewarding, long-term career, and help us deliver a better world.

In this role, the selected candidate will work closely with our planners, engineers, scientists, landscape architects, and construction managers to develop integrated solutions and business development opportunities.

The Water/Wastewater Market Sector Lead reports to the US West Region Water/Wastewater Growth Lead and works closely with the Regional Water Market Sector Leads.

Primary Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of the Southern California Market Sector Lead will be to support and grow our regional water and wastewater practice and provide leadership and guidance as it relates to our services. In this role, the selected candidate will work with our US West Region Water team, collaborate with our National and Global Water teams, and be responsible for the overall vision and growth strategy for our Water/Wastewater practice in Southern California. The selected candidate will also function as a mentor to staff, manage client relationships, and help support projects and programs that may include or require:

  • Water/Wastewater infrastructure projects including, treatment and pipeline planning, design, and construction

  • Understanding of regional and national regulations

  • Relationships with regional and national clients and professionals

  • Design of pump stations, pipelines, and treatment facilities

  • Program management and/or Alternative Delivery

  • Ability to function as an active team player and leader in a diverse multidisciplinary environment


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 10 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Civil Engineering, Engineering, Hydraulics, Hydrology, Water Resources, or a related field from an accredited four-year college or university.

  • 15+ years of related work experience required, with at least ten years of which shall include participating in project teams delivering water/wastewater infrastructure reports, plans, specifications, and cost estimates in a lead role.

  • Experience with business development and leading business development teams.

  • Experience with client relations and management.

  • Experience in conceptual design, preliminary design, final design, and construction of water infrastructure.

Additional Information

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

  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this role.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range is $141,000-$261,000/annually (exempt).

  • 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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

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: J10079263

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Business Development

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