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AECOM Engineering Project Manager - Wastewater in Raleigh, North Carolina

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

AECOM’s Water Business Line is seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Engineering Project Manager- Wastewater for immediate employment at AECOM‘s Raleigh, NC office with flexibility of having a hybrid schedule with work in office 2-3 days per week. AECOM's mature and growing water / wastewater practice in North Carolina and adjacent states work with our region's largest water and wastewater utilities and supports AECOM's national and global Water business to executed transformative projects around the globe. AECOM was just announced as #1 in Water by the ENR.

The qualified applicant should have extensive experience leading the analysis and design of water/wastewater treatment facilities, collection systems and conveyance systems. This position will provide the opportunity by lead an engineering team on a wide variety of projects. Project Leadership, managing and mentoring technical staff, developing new business and maintaining client relationships.

AECOM has an extensive portfolio of municipal clients and utility projects in North and South Carolina. Our highly capable technical teams are in place and experienced in delivering complex projects for clients. The qualified applicant will join a mature business, with a unique opportunity to immediately begin managing multiple clients and employees.

The responsibilities of this include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Manages projects, including scoping, task management, invoicing, and final closeout

  • Plans, schedules, conducts and/or coordinates detailed phases of engineering work of a major project, or several small-moderate scope projects

  • Supervise and mentor junior staff

  • Planning, design, permitting, and construction phase services and will include activities focused on design of municipal water/wastewater projects

  • Communicates project tasks between offices – high level of coordination and communication skills required

  • Makes technical presentations

  • Responsibilities may include overseeing the planning and design of various project elements, the preparation of project reports, hydraulic models, calculations, drawings, construction plans and specifications, permitting packages, and documents for inclusion in the final project deliverables

  • Overseeing construction phase engineering services

  • Coordination with clients, sub-consultants, regulatory agencies, and members of the public will be necessary to accomplish assigned objectives


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS and 6+ years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must be a licensed Professional Engineer in good standing, preferably in North Carolina or the ability to obtain via reciprocity.

  • Relevant experience must include with progressive experience as PE/PM in municipal water/wastewater work and engineering design, assessment, and rehabilitation projects.

  • Proven leadership skills and demonstrated ability to successfully manage diverse teams.

  • Demonstrated project management experience including delivering projects successfully, on time and on budget.

  • A demonstrated proven track record of leading technical engineering and successfully managing water and wastewater projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering is desired

  • 8+ years of progressive experience in municipal water/wastewater work including infrastructure engineering design, assessment, and rehabilitation projects preferred

  • Experience in managing and/or delivering projects by “alternative delivery” is a plus

  • Experience mentoring or supervising other engineering professionals

  • Ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with diverse audience

  • Experience in preparation of engineering proposals for submission to clients

Additional Information

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

  • Sponsorship for US Employment Authorization, now or in the future, is not being offered for this position

  • Relocation support is not available for this position

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $95,000.00 - $145,000.00.


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 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: J10108867

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid