AECOM Engineering Director in New York, New York

Business Line Water

Position Title Engineering Director

United States of America - New York

New York

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Engineering Director for employment in the New York, NY office.

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

  • Provides engineering technical and management leadership at a Senior level for Programs / Project works of complex scope and high dollar volume

  • Responsible for authoritative decision making regarding program objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects

  • Develops standards and guides for diverse engineering activities

  • Initiates and maintains extensive contacts with senior level engineering staff internally and serve as senior technical manager with our client(s)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor & Master's Degree in engineering

  • 20+ years of experience in municipal, civil engineering consulting, including 15+ years in a management role

  • License and/or registration of professional engineer required

  • Proven track record of successful management of large, multi-disciplinary wastewater & water projects

  • Background specific to design and construction of wastewater projects and client/consultant relations experience

  • Deep knowledge of water & wastewater treatment and conveyance

  • Will have demonstrated creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment in anticipating and solving both routine and unusual engineering problems

  • Building and developing teams to win and deliver

  • Strong communication skills, previous experience leading interdisciplinary teams on large, complex projects and an interest in mentoring team members

  • Provide strong and confident leadership in Client relationship development on technical engineering management

  • Skilled in the negotiation of critical issues

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 25+ years of experience

  • Deep knowledge of wastewater treatment

  • Member of professional or technical society

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees


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Job Category Business Development

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 166799BR