AECOM Project Engineer in Bogota, Colombia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146771BR

Position Title Project Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Country Colombia

State/Province/Region COL - Distrito Capital

City Bogota

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

About the Business Line


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Project Engineer to be based out of Bogota, Colombia office.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing site inspections

  • Performing field job, Phase I& II, soil and groundwater monitoring

  • Performing engineering designs and calculations

  • Preparing reports

  • Preparing remedial action plans

  • Conducting feasibility studies and compliance audits

  • Subcontractors Supervision

  • Performing ASTM site assessments Phase I&II

  • Performing Risk Assessment (RBCA)

  • Planning and conducting general fieldwork including excavation, vapor, soil and groundwater investigations, monitoring programs and site remediation

  • Experience at Environmental Impact Assessments/ Environmental Supervision Plan/ Waste Management Plan & others Study with similar

  • Assisting with and completing data management, interpretation and reporting for phase assessment and remediation programs

  • Preparing and adhering to site-specific health and safety plans to mitigate or eliminate risks to oneself and other AECOM staff, client’s personnel and the public

  • Representing AECOM with its clients and liaising with client representatives

  • Mentoring field and staff

  • HASP preparation and implementation

  • JHA

  • Reporting Incidents, near misses and unsafe conditions

  • Conducting safety observations on field, office and driving

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related field

  • 5+ years of experience working in the environmental consultancy area, i.e. (Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Supervision Plan & Supervision, Environmental Site Assessment Phase I & Phase II, Groundwater sampling procedures according with local and international standards, knowledge Risk Analysis RBCA or other and Remediation methodologies)

  • Ability to exhibit safety awareness and safe work practices

  • Good written and communication skills

  • Strong computer skills in Word, Excel, Project

  • You will be required to travel and fieldwork will comprise a large component of your workload and a valid Colombian driver’s license is required. It is expected that you will have excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to liaise with a diverse group of people, particularly our clients and suppliers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master degree in Environmental Science/ Environmental Management or other

  • Environmental and Chemical Engineering experience

  • Proficiency English level

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. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.