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Senior Resilience Engineer

**Job Summary**

**AECOM** is seeking a highly motivated Senior Resilience Engineer to join the growing resilience team in the Chelmsford, MA office and support projects in the Northeast and around the globe. We are looking for a technical expert with strong design and resilience strategy development skills to work with our multidiscipline teams and develop approaches to address issues related to natural disasters, climate change, and stormwater management. This position will focus on climate adaptation and resilience projects for local, state, and federal government and other public sector clients.

**Duties and Responsibilities**

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

+ Coordinating with our multidiscipline teams consisting of planners, scientists, and engineers on projects that include coastal studies, hydrology and hydraulics, flood risk management, coastal restoration, and design.

+ Leading resilience strategy development and concept, preliminary, and final design of nature-based solutions and hardscape features to provide flood control

+ Coordinating state and federal agencies to gain consensus and approvals for work in jurisdictional areas and on designated facilities

+ Civil engineering capabilities associated with the civil design for resiliency projects

+ Coordinating with technical disciplines including geotechnical, structural, civil, and environmental among others

+ Managing schedule and budget

+ Overseeing junior staff on tasks and deliverables

+ Coordinating with clients and internal staff to identify critical planning issues

+ Preparing and delivering presentations

+ Assisting with business development opportunities and general growth of AECOM’s climate change and resilience services

**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.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's degree in Civil/Environmental/Water Resources Engineering

+ Six (6) years of experience developing design plans and climate change resilience strategies

+ Professional Engineer License

+ Climate change risk/resiliency subject matter experience and experience applying it in projects

+ Five (5) years of experience working with clients in providing resiliency, particularly in water, transportation, energy and transportation areas

+ Experience with coastal infrastructure design/projects

+ CAD and GIS applications experience

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Advanced degree in a related field

+ 10+ years of experience developing design plans and climate change resilience strategies

+ PE (with ability to gain reciprocity into other States, as needed)

+ General understanding of H&H modeling and coastal flood risk models, including ADCIRC, SWAN, SWMM, and HEC-RAS

+ Experience in New England and Boston-Metro coastal resilience projects

+ Strong analytical skills and ability to think strategically

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct effective client and agency presentations and written report preparation

+ Ability to work with a team consisting of several technical disciplines

+ Ability to monitor budget and schedule for all tasks

+ Experience developing and reviewing proposals

**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 - Civil

**Business Line** Water

**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

**Country** United States of America

**Position Status** Full Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 258551BR

**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.

Senior Resilience Engineer

Full time
Chelmsford, MA

Published on 12/01/2021

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