AECOM Structural Supervising Discipline Engineer 5 in Aiken, South Carolina

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151271BR

Position Title Structural Supervising Discipline Engineer 5

Job Category Engineering

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - South Carolina

City Aiken

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

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AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Structural Supervising Discipline Engineer 5 to be based in our Aiken, SC office.

The Supervising Discipline Engineer 5 is responsible for managing the discipline engineering to meet customer and project requirements regarding scope, scheduling and budgets. Provides a liaison between discipline engineers and Project Engineering Managers and between Project Managers, Chief Discipline Engineers and Principal Engineers with respect to project scope, budget, scheduling and overall engineering and design requirements and employee administration.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Identify and quantify engineering activities and deliverables required to support assigned projects scope of work.

  2. Manage assigned staff to effectively execute assigned scope of work.

  3. Assume responsibility for ensuring that engineering documents are technically correct and that they comply with project requirements and applicable company procedures.

  4. Coordinate the discipline's engineering with that of other disciplines.

  5. Works in a team with Supervising Discipline Engineers of other disciplines, Project Engineering Managers and Principal Engineers.

  6. Participates in project meetings, client meetings, etc., communicates effectively, and behaves professionally.

  7. Maintain records, files and other documents pertaining to the discipline.

  8. Assume responsibility for ensuring that engineering documents comply with applicable state laws/regulations, including affixing registered engineer seal when required.

  9. Assign preparers and checkers for discipline specifications and coordinates review of external specifications.

  10. Establish schedules and budgets to meet project requirements and obtains approval.

  11. Maintain technical coordination with the Principal Engineer to ensure adherence to industry codes, regulatory requirements and sound engineering practices.

  12. Direct the preparation and submits periodic reports and forecasts on the status of the discipline.

  13. Comply with state requirements for continuing education, maintains and obtains licenses as requested.

  14. Continually upgrade technical knowledge and capabilities and pursues additional coursework and training.

  15. Advises the Project Engineering Manager regarding status of assignment(s) with respect to schedule, budgets, delays and adverse problems.

  16. Work closely with Chief Discipline Engineers, Principal Engineers and Project Engineering Managers on employees_ evaluations and promotions and the overall technical improvement of the group.

  17. Lead the development of manpower, man-hour, and labor cost requirements for a project and can monitor the effect of these on the budget.

  18. Able to lead all aspects of estimating for a discipline.

  19. Responsible for performance management and mentoring.

  20. Provide assistance to projects to address technical issues related to process improvement.

  21. Lead project change control process and train others and can identify potential changes.

  22. Lead planning and scheduling of engineering tasks within a specific discipline.

  23. Develop, design and conduct training programs within area of technical expertise.

  24. Provide assistance to projects to address technical issues related to process improvement.

  25. Attend project meetings as required (may require travel).

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Additional information:

  • This position is eligible for relocation benefits.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree (or equivalent education) in structural engineering from a four year accredited college or university;

  • Experience: 15+ years of professional experience with 5 years of supervisory experience;

  • Professional Engineering License required;

  • Has an advanced level of knowledge within a specific discipline and a strong understanding of the other disciplines;

  • Good oral and written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications;

  • Organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required;

  • Advanced knowledge and demonstrable experience in application of seismic requirements, including development and application of seismic response spectra;

  • Advanced knowledge and demonstrable experience in the use of standard structural design software, including GT STRUDL, ANSYS, STAAD AND Mathcad;

  • Advanced knowledge and demonstrable experience in creating studies, reports and presentations using Excel, Word, and Power Point;

  • Familiarity with government regulations, standards and nuclear quality requirements;

  • Due to the nature of the work, candidates must be a US Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 15 years of commercial/DOE nuclear structural experience;

  • Leadership experience on EPC projects;

  • Recognized expertise on discipline related design codes and standards;

  • Master of Science or Doctorate in specialty discipline;

  • Established contact or working relationship with external regulatory agencies (DOE; DNFSB).

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

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