AECOM Senior Water Resources Engineer in Ottawa, Ontario

Business Line Water

Position Title Senior Water Resources Engineer

Canada - Ontario


Job Summary

The Water Division of AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Water Resources Engineer for immediate employment in the Ottawa, ON office.

The appropriately qualified applicant will have an opportunity to contribute to a wide variety of interesting water resources projects that include stormwater and watershed management and modelling, environmental assessments, hydrology, hydraulics, stream rehabilitation / natural channel design, in-field assessments and monitoring. Skills you will likely use or develop in this job include project management, hydraulic and hydrologic modelling, site inspection / surveying, water quality and quantity monitoring, data analysis, and report / proposal writing all in a friendly, fast-paced consulting engineering work environment at AECOM in Ottawa.

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

  • Working directly with group manager, project engineers, fluvial geomorphologists, ecologists, less experienced and support staff on projects related to Water Resources, mostly within Ontario Capital region

  • Responsible for projects including communicating with client, meetings, project management

  • Completing technical analysis and reviews

  • Preparing reports and proposals

  • Conceptual / preliminary and detailed designs of stormwater management infrastructure

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in related field

  • 10+ years of water resources experience

  • Registered /eligible to register as a P. Eng with the PEO

  • Strong technical knowledge of all water resources practices, ideally in Ontario

  • Capability to develop and apply various water resources modeling programs e.g. HEC-RAS, SWMM, SWMHYMO, VISUAL OTTHYMO etc

  • Interested and capable to take on Project Management duties (schedule and budget control, client contact, proposal writing etc

  • Ability to learn quickly, communicate effectively and work with others is essential

  • Strong computer skills including advanced working knowledge of Word and Excel

  • Must possess excellent organizational, communication and writing skills

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

Preferred Qualifications

  • Design and construction experience related to transportation infrastructure, stormwater and/or erosion and slope stability projects

  • Experience including preparation of cost estimates and tender packages as well as contract administration

  • Experience with Fluvial Geomorphology / Natural Channel design would be considered a strong asset

  • Experience delegating to less experienced staff is an asset

  • Natural channel design experience will be considered a strong asset

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.

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 170464BR