Environmental Process Engineer

at AECOM in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

United States of America – Delaware, Newark – DE

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a qualified Environmental Process Engineer to complete projects for our clients, including planning, design, and startup of wastewater process and treatment systems. The successful candidate will assist with drinking water, wastewater, reuse, and/or industrial treatment process planning, modeling, and design. They will use their experience in process and piloting evaluations, hydraulics, water chemistry and quality, treatment processes and equipment, and applicable regulatory frameworks to help deliver meaningful solutions to local, regional, and national treatment project challenges. Typical work also includes the opportunity to evaluate, select and apply standards of advanced engineering and modeling techniques, engage in statistical analysis and data evaluations, perform technical writing and verbal presentations, and assist multifaceted design teams.

Work Description:

+ Provides technical and design services focused on water treatment plant operations and processes.

+ Provides technical support services for sustainable water supply, treatment, and distribution systems.

+ Conduct engineering evaluations using supply and finished water quality data, prepare various reports, assist with design drawing development, prepare technical specifications, and prepare permit submittals for regulatory compliance.

+ Preparation of commissioning, start-up, and operation plans for newly installed water treatment systems.

+ Addresses Request for Information (RFI) from contractors related to design issues.

+ Must be able to work as part of a project team in a multi-disciplinary and multi-office environment.

+ Responsible for various tasks on several concurrent projects and must be able to follow these tasks through to completion within the allocated period of time and budget assigned.

+ Diagnosing, analyzing and implementing water treatment process improvements.


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 and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

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

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

+ Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

+ \#1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record’s 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

+ VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

+ Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019


With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM’s global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals – to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

Minimum Requirements

+ Bachelor’s in Mechanical, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering or related fields is required.

+ 4 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and or education in water treatment, chemistry and process evaluations or existing experience in the water discipline.

+ A valid driver’s license

+ Must successfully pass all pre employment screening

Preferred Qualifications

+ Master’s in Mechanical, Chemical, or Environmental Engineering or related fields is required.

+ Engineering-in-Training is preferred, but we will consider experience and background.

+ Design knowledge of Granular Activated Carbon (GAC) systems.

+ Excellent technical writing and communication skills.

+ Experience during startup of wastewater processes and systems is preferred.

+ Experience with environmental rules and regulations in the water and wastewater field.

+ Familiarity with CAD software. BIM and Revit capability a plus.

+ Experience with Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, and Excel

+ Those seeking to broaden their portfolio experiences will also be considered.

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 – Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 253518BR

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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Job Posting: JC190734180

Posted On: Aug 23, 2021

Updated On: Oct 15, 2021