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AECOM Wastewater Engineer in New York, New York

Company Description

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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

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a bright and highly motivated Wastewater Engineer for employment in our Metro New York Water Business Line. This is a project-based engineering position to assist and support Water/Wastewater Design and Program Management Projects. The Position will work with Project Managers and other technical disciplines on all project phases including Facility Planning, Design, Procurement, Construction and Close Out. Work will include assisting with the management and coordination of design projects on Wastewater/Water facilities. Field work will be required and field visits to project sites within the NYC Metro area will be required to provide support as design liaison on ongoing construction projects.


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

  • Collaboratively work with a multi-discipline design team in office and remotely.

  • Coordinates designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings

  • Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer.

  • Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.

  • Prepares project deliverables such as drawings, technical specifications, and other contract documents

  • Field investigation and observation of construction progress, construction cost estimates and schedules

  • Review and coordination of Design and Construction Submittals, Shop Drawings, Request for Information review and coordination

  • Facilitate project coordination meetings, prepare agendas and meetings minutes

  • Host and moderate meetings for design reviews and stakeholder comment resolution.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with moderate supervision.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering with an emphasis in wastewater

  • 4 years of experience on wastewater projects

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE)

  • Experience developing engineering deliverables such as engineering reports, design drawings, technical specifications, and other detailed engineering deliverables

Preferred Skills

  • Professional Engineering License (PE), New Jersey or New York preferred

  • Self-starter and ability to take initiative, proactive, problem-solving

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to present ideas

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy of work with excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to collaborate and work with a diverse and progressive team

  • Ability to meet quality, schedule and budget expectations

  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible while meeting deadlines

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Additional Information

All of your information will be kept confidential in accordance with EEO guidelines

This position does not offer relocation assistance.

This position does not offer sponsorship.

Offered rate of compensation New York locations only will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $87,000. - $120,000.

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 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.


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: J10098418

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid