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AECOM Water Resources Project Manager in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Water Resources Project Manager to be based in either Middleton or Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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.

Job Description:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

The Water Resources Project Manager will support and lead projects for water and wastewater clients primarily in Wisconsin, but to also include national projects including planning, designing, and preparing plans related to water resources planning and infrastructure.

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

  • Technical oversight of design staff and team members for water resources projects including but not limited to floodplain modeling and mapping studies, municipal water resources projects, and transportation drainage design.

  • Identifies new business opportunities for AECOM, coordinates and participates in project presentations to clients and other external groups, and promotes AECOM’s capabilities, marketing its services among existing and prospective clients.

  • Participates in project opportunity evaluation, consultant selection, and the preparation of AECOM's qualification/experience statements.

  • Coordinates and participates in contract negotiations with clients and subcontractors and drafts complex professional service agreements and addenda for review by senior management.

  • 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.

  • May supervise technical professionals, associate project managers, and design staff including workload and staffing management.

  • Monitors and reports financial status of projects to technical managers.

  • Performs such other duties as the supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 2 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five (5) to Ten (10) or more years of related experience

  • Three (3) or more years performing project management

  • Professional Engineering (PE) license in Wisconsin or the ability to obtain one within first 6 months of employment.

  • Experience and familiarity with the following programs: HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS 1D/2D, SRH-2D, xpSWMM, HydroCAD, WinSLAMM, FHWA Toolbox, HY-8, ArcGIS, AutoDesk Civil 3D Storm and Sanitary Analysis / Pipe Networks or MicroStation Geopak Drainage

  • Experience working with local clients in the Madison or Milwaukee Metropolitan Areas.

  • Candidates must have proven interpersonal skills, including client interaction, public speaking, and persuasive ability; strong project financial management along with ability to lead diverse, multi-disciplined teams.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • If applicable - Sponsorship is available for this position.

  • Travel requirements for this position are local and as needed.

What We Offer

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263722BR

Additional Locations US - Milwaukee, WI - 1555 N Rivercenter Drive

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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