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AECOM Water Resources Engineer/Groundwater Modeler in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Summary

AECOM seeks a Water Resources Engineer/Groundwater Modeler to provide technical expertise and specialized consulting advice in groundwater hydrogeology and subsurface water engineering in our Chelsmford, Boston MA, or Providence RI offices.

The scope of this position focuses on the modeling of groundwater flow, solute fate and transport, and hydrogeology, but is expandable to water and natural resources such as hydrology and hydraulics, riverine and coastal hydrodynamics, and stormwater management design and permitting. The individual should demonstrate a comprehensive understanding in physical, chemical, and hydraulic principles in water resources and design projects. Candidates should possess the ability to independently perform design projects on various water applications including stormwater, and have strong GIS and CADD skills.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide advice and counsel to staff and clients in his/her area of expertise.

  • Act as an internal technical resource for AECOM staff nationally and internationally.

  • Plan and manage water resources projects and task assignments.

  • Support the group and business through applications of current and evolving technology.

  • Create and expand technical resources of staff, act as a mentor, and aid in staff development.

  • Actively enhance technical knowledge, remain abreast of evolving technologies and build a professional reputation through presentations, publications, and public involvement in a technical discipline.

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice

AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.

Minimum Requirements

Master's Degree in Hydrogeology or Civil, Environmental, or Water Resources Engineering

Experiences with water resources models, including but not limited to MODFLOW.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PHD Degree in Environmental engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Hydrogeology or closely related field

  • Software Experience including ArcGIS, AQTESOLV, GFLOW, Earth Volumetric Studio, Leapfrog, Groundwater Vistas, FEFLOW, and GMS

  • Experiences with water resources models are preferred including, HEC-RAS, HEC-HMS, SWMM, EPA BASINS, SRH-2D, MODFLOW, etc.

  • Experience in geological investigations, hydrogeologic applications, statistical analysis of hydrogeologic data, well design, rehabilitations and installations, well-field design, analytical and numerical groundwater flow, and transport analyses and modeling

  • Experience with aquifer test design and analysis

  • Experience with the development of hydrogeological conceptual models

  • Strong writing and communication skills

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 - Water - Wastewater

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 274103BR

Additional Locations US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Providence, RI

Virtual: No

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.