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AECOM Structural Engineer - Hydropower Dams in Seattle, Washington

United States of America - Washington, Seattle

Job Summary

The Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS) of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented and experienced Structural Engineer for immediate employment. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects. The incumbent can look forward to supporting a wide range of structural engineering projects. Qualified applicants will have a combination of knowledge and skills with the layout and design of hydraulic structures, water and wastewater treatment facilities, and other related structures. Including experience with industry standards and requirements for hydraulic structures.

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing various management, leadership, and people accountability responsibilities for the Northwest Water - Structural Engineering group. Key responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments.

  • Planning and developing engineering tasks concerned with unique or controversial problems. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation and development of novel concepts and approaches.

  • Liaising with units within the organization and individuals inside and outside of the organization.

  • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field. Work at this level usually requires extensive progressive experience.

  • Working under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

  • Managing a group of engineers and/or technicians and coordinating activities of the unit.Anchor

  • Responsible for design requirements, unsuitability of conventional materials, and difficult coordination requirements.

  • Delegating overseeing and reviewing work prepared by other engineers within the department.

  • Developing structural technical specifications, plans, and details.

  • Preparing or leading engineering related calculations.

  • Verifying compliance with applicable codes and engineering standards / practices. As necessary, modifying established guidelines, devising new approaches, applying existing criteria in new ways and drawing conclusions from comparative situations.

  • Coordinating with other in-house engineering disciplines as needed.

  • Performing condition assessments and site visits as needed.

  • Independently performing most assignments with instructions as to the general results expected and may be the first level of direct and sustained supervision of other engineers or technicians.

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

  • Developing study and design procedures to facilitate high-quality cost-effective work by others.

  • Developing construction cost estimates and estimates of technical efforts for projects.

  • Using expertise in all steps of completing discipline component of PS&E package.

  • Performing quality control review of design calculations or drawings.

  • Providing input to the development of engineering budget and schedule to meet requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Structural or Civil Engineering

  • 10+ years of experience

  • Washington State PE License

  • Knowledge of concrete and structural steel design

  • Experience in the design of hydraulic structures

  • Knowledge of computer analysis and design software such as SAP, etc.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • The ability to work with, interpret, and apply national and local building, and hydraulic structures related codes

  • Proficient in the use of computers for making engineering calculations, spreadsheets, and report writing

  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible and able to adapt to rapidly changing project requirements and deadlines

  • Ability to apply passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive team-oriented work environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree preferred

  • 20+ years of hydropower project experience

  • Knowledge of Non-linear Modeling and Analysis of Water Structures

  • Knowledge and experience with CAD and REVIT

  • Experience with the design and detailing of equipment supports, pipe supports and performance specified systems including concrete and steel tanks.

  • Business development experience including client relations, proposal preparation, and profession

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 - Structural

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 220667BR

Clearance Required 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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations

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