AECOM Industrial Water/Wastewater Design Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Business Line Water

Position Title Industrial Water/Wastewater Design Engineer

United States of America - Michigan

Grand Rapids

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Industrial Water/Wastewater Design Engineer to join our Michigan Water Business Line group in our Grand Rapids office. This professional will focus on water and wastewater treatment design for a wide variety of industries, including treatability and pilot testing, troubleshooting, permitting, process design, preparation of construction plans and specifications, construction engineering, and commissioning services.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Technical work on moderate to complex industrial water/wastewater treatment process system evaluations and project tasks, including planning, permitting, design, modeling, and construction engineering

  • Creative problem-solving to troubleshoot and address client water/wastewater treatment challenges

  • Preparation of work plans and implementation of treatability and pilot studies

  • Design team leadership

  • Manage client and project from study phase through detailed design and construction

  • Construction commissioning support

  • Schedule and conduct project meetings and workshops

  • Manage and coordinate sub-consultants

  • Liaison to regulatory agencies for project permitting

  • Business development support for the industrial water/wastewater practice

  • Actively participate in business development meetings, professional associations and conferences, and other opportunities to interact with potential clients

  • Identify and develop relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers in existing and new markets

  • Assist with authoring proposals (technical approach, project team, relevant experience, schedule, fee)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, preferably environmental, civil, or chemical

  • 5+ years of industrial water/wastewater system and process design experience, scoping and implementing industrial water/wastewater treatability and pilot studies

  • Professional Engineer or the ability to obtain licensure within 6 months of hire (ability to become licensed in various states if necessary)

  • Strong communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience interacting with clients

  • Proficiency with computer applications including process modeling, word processing, spreadsheets and related applications (MS Office Suite)

  • Strong desire to assist in developing industrial water/wastewater business in North America

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in Engineering, preferably environmental, civil, or chemical

  • Water/wastewater treatment design experience in variety of industrial markets

  • Experience with biological and physical/chemical treatment processes

  • Process modeling experience

  • Project capital cost estimating experience

  • Construction and commissioning experience

  • Engineer/procure/construct (EPC) and/or design-build experience

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.

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Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193140BR

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.