Senior Water Resources Project Manager Job in Canada

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Job title: Senior Water Resources Project Manager

Company: AECOM

Expected salary:

Location: Kitchener, ON

Senior Water Resources Project Manager Job Details:

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

The Water Division of AECOM is actively seeking a Senior Water Resources Engineer / Project Manager for full-time employment based in the Kitchener, ON office. Alternatively, this position could be based out of any of our other Ontario locations (for example Markham, London, Mississauga, Whitby or others). 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, water quality and quantity monitoring, data analysis, and report / proposal writing all in a friendly, fast-paced consulting engineering work environment at AECOM. This role offers the right candidate the potential for a fast upwards career progression within AECOM.

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

  • Working directly with the group manager, project engineers, fluvial geomorphologists, ecologists, less experienced and support staff on projects related to Water Resources, mostly within Ontario
  • 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
  • Utilize local knowledge and contacts to grow business and preposition for upcoming work.
  • In coordination with the other Water Resources staff, support in the client follow-up and develop and maintain strong relationships with clients.
  • Participate in the coordination of the Ontario team’s participation in key conferences and sponsorship opportunities related to the respective market sector
  • Participate in the development, communication and deployment of strategies to advance AECOM’s position in the Water Resources market sector in Ontario.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Water Resources or Civil Engineering + 6 years of water resources experience, with 5+ year of project management experience
  • Registered as a P.Eng with the PEO
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of water resources policies and practices in Ontario
  • Experience with various water resources modeling programs e.g. HEC-RAS, PC-SWMM/EPA SWMM, VISUAL OTTHYMO, InfoWorks, etc
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS
  • Experience in proposal preparation including determining work scope, preparing time task breakdowns and preparing text sections on technical approach, team and project experience, 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 competencies with Microsoft office and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational, project, client and staff management skills
  • 10+ years of water resources experience, with 5+ year of project management experience
  • Experience delegating to less experienced staff is an asset
  • Design and construction experience related to transportation infrastructure, stormwater and/or erosion and slope stability projects will be considered an asset
  • 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 with 2D hydraulic modeling would be an asset
  • PMP Designation

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.
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