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AECOM Senior Water Resources Engineer (Restoration) in Oakland, 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 Senior Water Resources Engineer (Restoration) to be based in Oakland, California. Your responsibilities in this role may include:

  • Coastal and wetland restoration from planning to modeling to detailed design and construction supervision

  • Hydraulic modeling studies, flood control investigations, grading plan development, and cost estimate preparation

  • Wetland restoration, enhancement, and shoreline protection design

  • Project management (including client management), technical proposal and report writing.

  • Team management, including supervision and/or mentoring.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's and 12+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s of Science in Civil Engineering and 30+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Professional Engineer in California

  • Demonstrated experience with hydrologic, hydraulic, and shoreline protection concepts, principles, and models.

  • Excellent report writing and ability to clearly present complex technical information visually and orally to a wide audience.

  • Experienced in technical project delivery (from bid preparation/drafting technical proposals to project management).

  • Track record of project management.

  • Ability to coordinate, liaise and engage with clients and key stakeholders.

  • Provide mentoring, guidance and technical advice to support junior staff.

  • Ability to work with a team consisting of several technical disciplines

  • Strong relations and work history with clients on the West Coast and ability to leverage existing relationships to support pursuits.

  • Experience in construction management or engineering support during construction for wetland restoration projects.

  • Understanding of federal, state and local regulatory and permitting processes typically required to implement a wetland restoration project.

  • Membership in an appropriate professional organization

  • Certified in WSDOT Fish Passage and Stream Restoration Training

Additional Information

  • Part Time variable, nonexempt: Offered rate of compensation in California will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The hourly rate for this position is $105 - $135.

  • 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: J10083577

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Remote