18 days old

Senior Hydrology / Hydraulics Engineer

Orange, CA

Business Line Water

Position Title Senior Hydrology / Hydraulics Engineer

United States of America - California


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Senior Hydrology / Hydraulics Engineer for immediate employment in the Orange, California office. The successful candidate will support the Water Resources Engineering team to complete a variety of projects that involve water design and flood control management. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

The primary responsibilities for this role are expected to include:

  • Lead/manage the local Hydrology/Hydraulics Team.

  • Plan, direct, and supervise all operations included in a large, complex project or several moderately sized projects with greater risk and complexity and significant financial impact. Resolve complex issues. Manage projects on a local to national basis. Work with clients to provide long term solutions.

  • Lead and direct preliminary and detailed civil/hydraulic analysis for dams, hydraulic structures, and appurtenant facilities including intake structures, outlet conduits, energy dissipation structures, and related equipment for operation of dams and reservoirs.

  • Take a lead role in project management and administration including tracking and managing budget, schedule, and quality of deliverables; writing reports, gathering information, drafting proposals, drafting correspondence, and completing progress reports.

  • Play a leading role in business development, client relationships, strategic pursuits, and preparation of proposals, budgets and scopes of work.

  • Participate on multidisciplinary teams on civil engineering projects in an office environment as well as in a virtual team environment.

  • Acts as primary point of contact with client; takes full responsibility for project delivery. May be responsible for Project teams that include 10 or more members often representing multiple business lines, working in remote locations and including subcontractors.

  • Serve as lead engineer on small- to mid-sized projects and work on several projects concurrently. Take the lead in evaluation of alternatives and resolution of key technical questions.

  • Lead and prepare studies, design criteria, design reports, plans and specifications, and quality assurance reviews of related designs and construction plans, and support of construction

  • Organize, draft and coordinate production of various reports to ensure technical consistency and inclusion of appropriate documentation

  • Organize, draft and coordinate production of engineering drawings and specifications to ensure technical accuracy.

  • Oversee and direct observation of construction to verify compliance with specifications; review and approve submittals; conduct field site visits; resolve technical issues and design changes; review progress versus schedule.

  • Oversee and direct technical staff in field activities including site inspections; instill culture of safety in all employees by promoting and following company health and safety guidelines and policies.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's in Civil Engineering

  • 10+ years' experience

  • California Registered PE

  • Experience in client service and business development

  • Experience with hydrology/hydraulic modeling software (HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, FLO-2D, WSPG, Bentley software)

  • Strong organizational skills, multitasking ability, and excellent computer skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, report preparation, and the ability to work with engineering staff at all levels.

  • Ability to travel occasionally, generally within the Western US.

  • Valid drivers license.

  • Strong knowledge and working relationship with Federal and/or State dam safety regulators in California and the Western US.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree with emphasis in Hydraulic Engineering is preferred, but not mandatory

  • 15+ years of project management and engineering experience as a demonstrated leader in the design and implementation of large water resources infrastructure projects preferred

  • Experience with 3-D computational fluid dynamics software (e.g. FLO-3D).

  • Ability to prepare complete, concise and organized engineering calculations and analyses.

  • Detail oriented, with experience in preparing design calculations and drawings, and accustomed to producing high quality work.

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

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187877BR

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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