AECOM Pacific Northwest Hydro Practice Leader in Seattle, Washington
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AECOM is seeking a Pacific Northwest Hydro Practice Lead to be based in Boise, ID, Seattle, WA or Portland, OR. This position can work remotely, preferably near one of the three mentioned locations.
Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
Plan, coordinate, direct, and supervise design teams in the design of water infrastructure projects such as dams, spillways, outlet works, hydroelectric facilities, and fish passage facilities
Resolves complex challenging issues to benefit our clients
Manages local and national projects in accordance with AECOM’s project management required practices
Deliver project financial performance in accordance with AECOM expectations
Act as primary point of contact with clients to identify new opportunities, prepare proposals, and prepare design cost estimates
May be responsible for Project teams that include 10 or more members often representing multiple business lines, working in remote locations, and may include sub-contractors or sub-consultants
BA/BS Degree in engineering or related field of study
10+ years or more of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Registered professional civil engineer (PE) license in Washington, Oregon, or California or the ability to obtain one 6 months after hire
Valid driver’s license
Master’s Degree in civil engineering or related field
15+ years of experience working on dam and/or hydropower facilities
Experience with West Coast dam and hydropower clients
Qualified applicants will have experience managing projects with $5M-$20M contract value ($25M-$100M construction value)
Understanding of regulatory and permitting environment in Washington, Oregon, and/or California, including work under the jurisdiction of the State of California, Division of Safety of Dams (DSOD) and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Approved by the FERC as an Independent Consultant to perform Part 12 safety inspections on dams and hydroelectric power facilities
Strong communication skills
PMI certified project manager (PMP)
Registration as a Structural or Geotechnical Engineer
Ability to work with limited supervision; organized; energetic and enthusiastic; and ability to build productive working relationships within the firm and with project teams
Strong and successful background in client relations and business development
Proven leadership skills, with a proven track-record.
Sponsorship is available for this position.
Relocation is available for this role.
Occasional travel may be required.
Offered rate of compensation (Washington locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $145,000-225,000.
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.
Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
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.
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.
Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Remote