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AECOM Design Manager - Drinking Water Infrastructure in Rocky Hill, Connecticut

United States of America - Massachusetts, Chelmsford

Job Summary

AECOM’s Water Business Line is seeking a dynamic, talented Design Manager for immediate employment to be based out of our Chelmsford, MA or Rocky Hill CT office. The appropriate qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career managing the technical aspects of mid-size to large, municipal water distribution and treatment plant projects, including design and construction phase services. This position offers a unique opportunity to work with a full service, multi-discipline design center in Chelmsford and within an established and successful group that offers a diverse range of technical challenges and career development opportunities.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingand disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the design of complex multi-discipline water infrastructure projects, including the design and construction of water treatment plant and distribution upgrades

  • Experience leading multi-discipline project design teams

  • Comply with the requirements of AECOM’s quality management system

  • Consistently deliver high quality projects on schedule and within budget

  • Perform regular briefings to supervisor on status of project(s) in terms of schedule, budget, adherence to AECOM’s QMS system, anticipated problems with proposed corrective actions and maintain a risk register

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering

  • 4+ years of related experience in design of water treatment and distribution system upgrades

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of related experience in design of water treatment and distribution system upgrades

  • Registered Professional Engineer licensed in Massachusetts or Connecticut or capable of obtaining the required license within 9 months of employment

  • Must have the ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with technicians, designers, engineers and project managers for the preparation of high-quality work products

  • Must have proven excellent leadership skills, and demonstrated ability to successfully work in diverse teams

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 245995BR

Additional Locations US - Rocky Hill, CT - 500 Enterprise Dr

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.