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AECOM Senior Dam Engineer / Project Manager in San Jose, California

Company 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 a global leader in infrastructure consulting, 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

With a proud history spanning over 85 years and thousands of successful projects, our expertise in dam and reservoir engineering is unmatched. From feasibility studies to design, construction, and maintenance, we cover every aspect of the process, ensuring the longevity and safety of critical water infrastructure. As part of our team, you'll contribute to our legacy, bringing innovative solutions to life and making a meaningful impact on global water resources.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a project manager/senior dam engineer to support geotechnical, civil infrastructure, and dams projects as part of the Dams and Reservoirs group in San Jose, CA. The candidate will be responsible for leading multi-disciplinary project teams in developing solutions for key clients. Our technical leads will provide guidance and expertise and additional technical training to the candidate, as desired.

As a Project Manager , you will be engaged with project delivery and the successful integration of technical leaders in multi-disciplined projects.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Project management experience working with clients in government, major construction, or infrastructure projects.

  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time, within schedule, and to client parameters, including a demonstrated understanding of project management frameworks

  • Serves as lead engineer on mid- to large size projects.

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.

  • Approves and signs off on work.

  • Provides technical expertise for studies and design efforts.

  • Presents complex technical solutions to clients.

  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others.

  • Participates in development of technical proposals.

  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements on large projects.

Your background and experience will enable you to be confident working directly with clients and winning work, while also being able to roll up your sleeves to deliver quality technical solutions for our clients. This is an opportunity to further develop your skills managing teams of project professionals, engineers, and environmental scientists, establishing and executing delivery strategies to achieve our clients’ goals. Your experience across the elements of engineering design, infrastructure lifecycle, and consulting will help to facilitate further growth of our services across the region.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Civil Engineering or related study + 8 years of relevant experience OR demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • California Professional Engineer (PE) License or ability to obtain within 6 months.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10-15 years of relevant experience including dam analysis, investigation, design, construction, project management.

  • Masters degree in Civil Engineering or related field preferred.

  • Heavy civil construction design experience

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Business development for new and existing clients, prepare engineering services proposals, cost estimates, and schedules.

  • Experience managing engineering staff preferred but not required.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this role.

  • Sponsorship is available for this position (current US Employment Visa holders)

  • Occasional client/site travel may be required.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range is $150,000-$180,000/annually (exempt).

  • 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.

Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $150,000.00 - $180,000.00.

About AECOM

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: J10089329

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site

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