AECOM Water/Wastewater Design Director in New York, New York
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AECOM has an immediate need for a Water/Wastewater Design Director for the New York Metro (NYM) Water group, reporting to the NYM Water Regional Business Line Leader. This role will oversee design production activities with a focus on multi-discipline water/wastewater design projects for large municipal clients. The ideal candidate will have a proven record delivering designs in the water/wastewater market sector, an interest in developing and mentoring team members, demonstrated ability to successfully work in diverse teams, and ability to lead development of new clients/projects and manage delivery of design projects throughout the planning and design lifecycle. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Oversees the design production activities throughout the project life cycle of multiple projects for an operating unit to ensure quality deliverables within industry standard of care.
Responsible for technical project delivery of multi-discipline water/wastewater design projects.
Aligns resources that best fit the needs of the project, provides technical directions, approves the conceptual designs.
Responsible for adherence to all design codes, regulations, and industry standards, coordination of work across the multiple disciplines of a given project, working with CAD/BIM managers and staff to develop CAD/BIM plans and ensures adherence throughout design.
Supports project managers for the development of overall project scopes of work.
Works with discipline leads to development discipline scopes of work, budgets, and schedules.
Works with project manager and project controls staff to develop overall project cost-loaded schedule and budget to meet project needs and in adherence to AECOM’s design policies and procedures.
Responsible for monitoring project progress and takes necessary corrective actions to maintain scope, schedule, budget, and technical quality.
Ensures that ESG and sustainability goals are applied to design projects.
Leads reviews and coordination at design milestones.
Presents designs to client when appropriate.
Makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative.
Initiates and maintains contact with senior-level management within the company and is skilled in dispute resolution and negotiation of critical issues. Demonstrates understanding of project delivery requirements, creativity, foresight, working with a multi-disciplinary team to meet project goals and deliver high quality technical excellence.
Demonstrates mature judgment in anticipating and solving both routine and unusual operations problems, determining operational objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects, and developing standards and guides for diverse engineering activities.
BS in Civil, Mechanical, or Environmental Engineering. and 12 years of related experience, including 4 years of leadership experience.
Registered Professional Engineer
DBIA or Associate DBIA certification
12 years of experience in water/wastewater/water resources consulting and engineering management
Demonstrated experience as project manager or design manager for water/wastewater projects with construction value greater than $50M
Demonstrated knowledge of water and wastewater treatment, pumping stations, collection and distribution systems and client/consultant relations experience.
Demonstrated experience and capability to plan and execute multi-discipline design projects.
Registered Professional Engineer licensed in New York or capable of obtaining the required license within 9 months of employment.
15 years of related experience in water/wastewater/water resources consulting and engineering management.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Participation in water community activities including Water Environment Federation and American Water Works Association.
Proven ability of leading business development activities, pursuing new clients/projects, and managing project deliveries.
Proven leader with an interest in developing and mentoring team members and demonstrated ability to successfully work in diverse teams.
All of your information will be kept strictly confidential in accordance with EEO guidelines.
This position does not offer sponsorship.
This position may offer relocation assistance based upon the qualified candidate
Offered rate of compensation ([insert state] locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is (New York only) $225,000 - $260,000.
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.
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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.
Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Hybrid