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AECOM Senior Wastewater Project Manager in Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Company Description

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At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM’s Water Business Line is seeking a Senior Project Manager with a passion for wastewater treatment plant evaluation and design, for the New England area. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an established career serving as a client-facing project manager on regional and municipal wastewater treatment projects. This position offers a unique opportunity to immediately contribute to an established and successful wastewater practice in New England working on a diverse range of technically challenging wastewater projects.

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

  • Lead multi-discipline and complex wastewater design projects from the planning through permitting and construction phases, including alternative delivery projects.

  • Manage a portfolio of clients with multiple projects.

  • Develop and mentor mid-level and junior staff.

  • Have decision-making authority and direct others in recognizing risk and uncertainty with plans to mitigate and eliminate such.

  • Deliver revenues assigned from specific clients as a result of repeat business.

  • Lead business development activities, including pursuing new clients and projects and serving as leader of proposal efforts.

  • Actively participate in wastewater organizations like NEWEA and WEF through presentations at conferences and volunteering.


Minimum Requirements :

  • BS in Civil or Environmental Engineering with 8 years of related experience in wastewater treatment, pumping and collection systems

  • Registered Professional Engineer.

  • Demonstrated knowledge wastewater treatment, pumping stations, collection systems and client/consultant relations experience.

  • Willingness and ability to travel within New England.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • 12 years of related experience in wastewater consulting and engineering management.

  • Registered Professional Engineer licensed in one of the New England states and capable of obtaining a license in Massachusetts and Connecticut within 9 months of employment.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Participation in water community activities including Water Environment Federation and New England Water Environment Association.

  • Proven ability to lead business development activities.

  • Proven leader with an interest in developing and mentoring team members and demonstrated ability to successfully work in diverse teams.

Additional Information

All of your information will be kept strictly confidential in accordance with EEO guidelines.

This position may offer relocation assistance based upon the qualified candidate.

This position does not offer sponsorship.

Offered rate of compensation for the New England area will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $140,000 - $200,000.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10094071

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid