• Principal Engineer – Hydraulics Madrid
  • AECOM in Madrid, , Spain
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Work with Us. Change the World.

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.

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Job Summary

At... AECOM, we're delivering a better world.

Whether it's improving the commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, we believe infrastructure has the power to uplift communities and improve people's lives. Bringing together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions, we partner with our clients to turn their ambitions into action, changing the world for the better. We're proud to be recognized for our leadership, including our No. 1 ranking by Fortune as the World's Most Admired Company in our industry for two years in a row

About Enterprise Capabilities.

Enterprise Capabilities is a service-led organization within AECOM enabling access to a global talent pool. With offices in India, China, Spain, Poland, Romania and the Philippines, our teams of technical professionals provide around the clock project support helping AECOM teams around the world to deliver faster, smarter and better. EC supports AECOM's ability to work as one global team by standardizing design processes, deploying collaboration technologies, and utilizing a connected network of technical expertise. By joining EC, you have the unique opportunity to work on AECOM's monumental projects located around the world, contributing to our mission of delivering a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Principal H&D Engineer with vast experience in Hydraulics & Drainage projects. The candidate will coordinate different projects and H&D staff in EC Europe or other EC centres. Our team provides assessment, concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs on a wide range of projects. Our clients are from the private and public sectors and include long term Framework Agreements with numerous Local Authorities. You may have the opportunity to work with some of our worldwide technical experts, supporting key Water projects and being part of a diverse and multicultural team within EC.

The responsibilities of this role include:
• Categorizes packages of work to be done by Enterprise Capabilities. Elaborates project execution plans and in combination with the Home Office defines the delivery strategy, including composition of design teams.
• Reviews contracts, scope documents, and available data for the project, and establishes schedules and budgets for compliance with project requirements and contract obligations.
• Partners with other EC offices to ensure delivery and execution challenges are understood.
• Responsible for leading a design team working for internal clients, integrating resources from different EC offices (Spain, Poland, India, etc.).
• Client liaison, predominantly internal client, and Project / Design Management including program and resource monitoring, quality control, technical management, and delivery.
• Takes leadership initiative in working with all team members and all AECOM departments involved on a specific Project and achieve an integrated project team approach to the work.
• Initiates and directs the planning, development, and continuous monitoring of the project scope, procedures, budget, and schedule for the packages of work to be supported by EC. Establishes metrics and KPIs to measure EC Project performance towards goals and objectives.
• As an individual consultant, formulates and guides the attack on problems of exceptional difficulty and marked importance to the organization or industry.



Minimum Requirements
• Proven track record of working on H&D Projects collaborating with international and multi-cultural teams.
• 15+ years in Civil and Infrastructure projects; preferably H&D projects.
• Experience with international regulations and standards (AASTHO; AWWA; Eurocodes; British Standards, etc.).
• Proficiency in hydraulics and hydrology software packages related to the expertise offered by the candidate.
• Good command of CAD/BIM/Digital Engineering techniques.
• Proven commitment with Quality Control Policy and Quality Management System.
• Demonstrable management skills.
• Fluent in English (oral and written).

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor or Master's degree in Civil, Environmental or Water Engineering or related field.
• US, UK and/or Australian professional license will be considered favorably.

Additional Information


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: J

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Enterprise Capabilities

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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