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AECOM Southern California Market Sector Lead in Orange, California

Company Description

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 Description

AECOM is seeking a Market Sector Lead for employment in the Southern California area, to support and grow our regional water resources practice. AECOM is the world’s premier infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come. We work with a wide variety of clients planning, designing, and managing the construction of large- and small-scale water resource projects. Therefore, the appropriately qualified applicant must be an established leader in the water resources field, be able to demonstrate a positive can-do attitude, be customer focused, be a critical thinker and problem solver, and be ready to apply their skill sets to establish a rewarding, long-term career, and help us deliver a better world.

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 Summary/Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Market Sector Lead will be to support and grow our regional water resources practice and provide leadership and guidance as it relates to our water resources services. In this role, the selected candidate will work with our US West Region Water team, collaborate with our National and Global Water teams, and be responsible for the overall vision and growth strategy for our Water Resources practice in Southern California area. The selected candidate will also function as a mentor to staff, manage water resource clients, and help support water resource projects and programs that may include or require:

  • Comprehensive water resources planning, design, and construction

  • Understanding of regional and national regulations

  • Relationships with regional and national clients and professionals

  • Design of water resources facilities including dams, levees, flood control structures, and stormwater management facilities

  • Design of pump stations, pipelines, cutoff walls, and earthmoving projects

  • Dam removal and ecosystem restoration

  • Seismic evaluation and risk informed decision making

  • Design of Green Infrastructure (GI)

  • Design of Best Management Practices (BMPs)

  • Low-Impact Development (LID) planning and design

  • Watershed planning and

  • Hydrologic and Hydraulic (H&H) modeling.


  • BA/BS + 10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 15+ years of relevant industry/water resources experiences

  • 10+ years of leadership experience

  • Strong understanding of the local market

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

  • Offered rate of compensation for Orange, CA. will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $140,000.00 to 245,000.00 USD.

  • 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 program

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: J10058679

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Business Development