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Sr. Project Engineer/Assistant PM (Water/Wastewater)


philadelphia, pennsylvania

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate need for a Project Engineer/Assistant Project Manager with experience in Water/Wastewater in our Philadelphia or Conshohocken, PA and our Newark, DE offices. Responsibilities of the role includes, but not limited to:

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

  • Provides budgetary and leadership support to Project Manager with an objective to become a Project Manager in near future

  • Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.and development of technical memorandums and design reports.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.

  • Identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and tests

  • Direct Interaction with clients and regulatory agencies.

  • Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team 47,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


With more than 3,200 Water professionals in all major markets throughout the United States and Canada, AECOM’s Water business line leverages nearly a century of local, national and international project experience to provide today’s municipalities, industries and governments with cost-effective solutions to their Water challenges. We deliver our services—from environmental planning studies to detailed design, construction management, and operations and maintenance—to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Our public sector work encompasses everything from small rural communities to large urban centers, to agencies with regional responsibilities. Our private sector work includes assignments for multiple commercial/industrial sectors, including oil and gas, chemicals, power, food and beverage, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Chemical, or Environmental engineering with an emphasis in water, wastewater, water resources field required

  • 6+ years of experience on water, wastewater and water resource projects

  • Registered Professional Engineer

  • Proven experience developing engineering deliverables such as engineering reports, design drawings, technical specifications, and other detailed engineering deliverables

  • Demonstrated technical skills and experience working on wastewater, water, water resources or flood protection/resilience projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience on water, wastewater and water resource projects

  • Master’s degree in Civil or Environmental engineering with an emphasis in water/wastewater

  • Registered Professional Engineer licensed in PA and/or other nearby states, or ability to obtain within one year of employment

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be client-facing

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Strong commitment to ensuring safe project execution

  • Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to work well in a team environment

  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods

  • Self-starter and ability to take initiative

  • Client focused service perspective is highly preferred

What We Offer

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 271363BR

Additional Locations US - Conshohocken, PA - 625 West Ridge Pike, US - Newark, DE - Iron Hill Corporate Center

Virtual: Yes

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.

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