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Water Resources Leader - Houston


Posted: 2/7/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1400098
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: company

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category
Engineering - Civil

Job Summary
The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a Water Resources Leader in our Katy, Texas office near HOUSTON, Texas. An expert seller/doer in water resources and civil infrastructure design, for immediate employment. This individual will be a creative, highly talented technical leader responsible for the oversight, management and business development of large, complex local, state, and federal projects including flood control, drainage, dam, levee, and other water resources planning and design projects.
The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career with strong client contacts, relationships and engineering experience with Local and Federal water resource clients in HOUSTON, TEXAS.
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
  • Acts as primary point of contact with clients and has full responsibility for project delivery
  • Plans, directs, and supervises operations included in large, complex projects or programs
  • Performs independent technical reviews of engineering reports and designs
  • May be responsible for Project teams that include 10 or more members often representing multiple disciplines or business lines
  • Provide leadership in the areas of design, analysis, and construction of various water resources / heavy civil infrastructure design projects

Business Line

Position Title
Water Resources Leader - Houston

Position Status

What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Environmental, Water Resources Management or Geotechnical Engineering or related field
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • 10+ years of experience relevant water resources projects
  • Good understanding of the HOUSTON market, and ability to support marketing efforts in pursuing work
  • Experience in presenting projects to local government bodies and committees
  • Experience in presenting projects at public information meetings and public involvement.
  • Experience with project management requirements and systems

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Civil, Environmental, Water Resources Management or Geotechnical Engineering or related field
  • 10+ years of proven Project Management experience of Federal Flood Control, Dams & Levees
  • Experience or interest in business operations and internal finance
  • Knowledge of water quality modeling and water quantity modeling (HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, XPSWMM, Mike Urban, HydroCAD, GIS and CAD software)
NOTE: This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

Business Group
Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)


United States of America

USA - Texas

Clearance Required

Additional Locations
US - Atlanta, GA - 101 Marietta St NW 2350, US - Austin, TX - 111 Congress Avenue, US - Baton Rouge, LA - 7389 Florida Blvd, US - Corpus Christi, TX, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Mobile, AL - 11 North Water Street, US - New Orleans, LA - 1000 S. Jefferson Davis Blvd, US - Orlando, FL - 150 N Orange Ave