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Municipal Project Engineer

August 9, 2021
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Job Summary

AECOM’s Water Division is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Civil Engineer for immediate employment in the Yellowknife Office. The appropriate qualified applicant will have an understanding of Civil Engineering and Construction Management principles and significant experience with the design and construction of municipal infrastructure; including primarily conveyance of water, wastewater and storm water. They will be expected to work successfully within a team environment and be able to communicate effectively with other team members and customers. They will have a high level of initiative, motivation, and display drive, energy and enthusiasm for getting things done.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Design of municipal water, wastewater and storm water pumping and conveyance systems; including underground municipal utilities and systems associated with lift stations, pump stations and other mechanical installations associated with water/wastewater

Preparation of project specifications, contract documents and cost estimates

Perform constructability reviews

Conduct contract administration and construction inspection

Coordination with regulatory agencies

Client communication and management

Lead preparation of proposals

Project planning, budgeting and scheduling


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering + Minimum of 4 years of experience in Civil Engineering, Design and Construction Inspection OR Diploma in a relevant technical field (civil technology, etc.) + 6 years of relevant experience.

Minimum 2 years experience with municipal water, wastewater and storm water conveyance and pumping infrastructure

Proficient with MS Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications

Ideally 10+ years of experience in civil engineering, design and/ or construction

Eligible for registration as P.Eng. with NAPEG

Experience in the north and with permafrost

Training and experience in project management

Experience in proposal writing and job scoping

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

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.

Job Category Engineering - Water - Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252648BR

Clearance Required No

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.

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Company Info


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year
Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”
Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”
VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

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