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AECOM West Region Drinking Water Practice Leader in Oakland, California

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

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 over 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

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As ENR’s number 1 water design firm, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a West Region Drinking Water Practice Leader in our West Region Water Business Line. This senior level position will ideally be based in Texas or California, we are open to other locations for the right candidate. AECOM is one of the nation's leading engineering firms with opportunities to work with a wide variety of clients on planning, engineering, and design projects.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Serves as the leader of AECOM West Region Water Business Line’s drinking water activities, in coordination with region business line leader, market sector leads, division general manager(s), and growth leads. This includes providing technical leadership and support to project teams during the execution of projects, driving growth of the Drinking Water practice and business in the US West Region, and providing technical engagement/leadership with clients and the industry during pursuit of Drinking Water opportunities.

  • Provide technical leadership for project, support training and growth of staff, and support strategy and sale of AECOM’s services to this designated market sector.

  • Has extensive knowledge of the business and product offerings to support cross-discipline/business line/region collaboration.

  • Anticipate opportunities and trends in the business line, market sector and in adjacent market sectors.

  • Serve as technical lead directing and executing work related to drinking water treatment.

  • Provide technical support to other projects in the Water Business unit.

  • Build strong relationships and interact regularly with clients, teaming partners, industry groups and stakeholders linked to the market sector.

  • Development of major pursuits and provides oversight of capture plans that conform to the business development strategy and technical capabilities.

  • Draw in technical expertise from across the organization to support pursuits.

  • Continuously interacts with clients assuring satisfaction with AECOM services and interacting with project delivery personnel to ensure any service issues are identified and addressed in a proactive manner.

  • Responsible for managing and developing employees in accordance with AECOM core values and performance management competencies, including managing talent and proactively supporting the performance management process.

  • Reinforce collaboration and team building, ensures client focus, demonstrates commitment to excellence and innovation, and motivates others to ensure positive morale and engagement.

  • Ensure that AECOM programs such as Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Ethics & Compliance are an overriding part of the organizational culture.

  • Provide input on BD expenditures and priorities based on market trends.

  • Coordinate with Technical Practice to align skills with market trends and to drive strategic technical leadership hires.

  • Continuously build a strong professional network through personal contacts, conference planning and strategy development

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor's Degree + 10 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's (MS) or Doctorate (PhD) in Engineering. Environmental, Civil or Chemical preferred

  • Extensive and proven knowledge of municipal drinking water market.

  • 20+ years drinking water industry experience.

  • Well-known in the industry through AWWA and related industry organizations

  • Ability to broad scan other water related end markets and to assist in strategy development.

  • Agile response to fast paced, complex work environment and organizational change.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for the role

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role.

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Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $170,000.00 - $215,000.00.

About AECOM

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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com 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: J10110473

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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