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Head of Hydraulics & Drainage team


Warsaw, Poland

Job Summary
GDS is actively seeking a creative and highly talented Head of Hydraulics & Drainage team. This is a key role within the Global Delivery Services (GDS Warsaw) team and will report to the Poland Engineer Manager based in Warsaw.

Job Duties :

The key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;
Responsibility for leading the Hydraulics & Drainage team in Poland.
Responsibility for overall performance of the Hydraulics & Drainage team based in Poland.
Participating in strategic planning efforts to expand the Hydraulics & Drainage team in Poland as part of the Europe GDC in coordination with the Hydraulics & Drainage Lead for Europe GDC.
Leading internal proposals, including quality documentation and costings.
Development and maintenance of engineering standards and processes for the Hydraulics & Drainage team in collaboration with the lead of this discipline across Europe GDC.
Performing different hydrologic and hydraulic studies covering at least the following fields: flood risk analysis, drainage design for linear infrastructures (culverts, channels, scour protection, etc.), water utilities (storm water & wastewater / water supply / Irrigation, etc.); storage devices & pumping stations; etc.
Responsibility for managing, coordinating, and administering an hydraulics & drainage package of work, off-shored to the GDS group, from conceptual stages through all phases of the projects, with the assistance of the project team.
Initiating and directing the planning, development, and continuous monitoring of the project scope, procedures, budget and schedule for medium to large packages of work off-shored to the team.
Reviewing and validating all comments received from Project's representatives (owners, contractors, AECOM owning geo, etc.) on a specific discipline and coordinates timely resolutions to maintain project schedule, budget, and quality requirements.
Providing technical leadership within the Hydraulics & Drainage team in Poland.
Appling specialized knowledge and shares expertise to colleagues
Initiating and maintaining extensive contact with key subject matter experts and officials of other organizations within AECOM for major Projects
Essentially administrative supervision, with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.
Performing quality control of works accomplished by members of the team.
Approving and signing designs undertaken by other members of the team, assuming the responsibility.
As a technical leader and expert making decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative and have an important impact on extensive engineering activities.
As an individual consultant, formulating and guiding the attack on problems of exceptional difficulty and marked importance to the organization or industry
Leading and supporting staff through staff development, mentoring, coaching, performance evaluations and recruitment
Comply with statutory, project and AECOM specific health and safety requirements
Based from Warsaw, the availability to travel will be required to go to other GDC offices and international clients’ offices

Specific Skills :

Proven track record of working on hydraulics and drainage studies and collaborating with international and multi-cultural teams.
Experience working with international regulations and standards related to hydraulic and drainage designs.
Proficient in various software packages for hydraulic and hydrology analysis such as:
Hydrologic/hydraulic and flood risk engineering: DHI Mike 21/FM/Flood, Infoworks ICM, Hec-RAS, Hec-HMS, etc.
Drainage and stormwater / Wastewater: SWMM, Infoworks CS, SewerGEMs, MikeUrban, HY8, Hydraulic ToolBox, SSA, etc.
Pressurized pipes (water supply and irrigation): EPANET, WaterCAD, WaterGEMs, Water Hammer, WANDA, etc.
Proven commitment with Quality Control Policy and Quality Management System.
Demonstrable management skills and presence
Fluent in English and Polish (oral and written)
Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Minimum Requirements
Min. 15 years of professional experience in civil and infrastructure projects; preferably transportation and water projects.
More than 5 years of experience in managing Hydraulics & Drainage teams
Proven experience successfully managing a team
Experience working in the North America region will be considered favorably
US Professional Engineer license will be considered favorably
Working knowledge and understanding of the external environment that influences succes

Preferred Qualifications
Master degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised University


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