AECOM Structural Engineer III in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Requisition/Vacancy No. 143928BR

Position Title Structural Engineer III

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line Building Engineering

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Colorado

City Colorado Springs

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

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Structural Engineer for immediate employment in the Colorado Springs, CO office. The incumbent can look forward to working on their own project and projects with the team depending on the size of the project. The opportunity involves interaction with clients. The incumbent will be exposed to a wide variety of projects with the opportunity to advance.

AECOM's Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. Our B+P team is leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects such as the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA; Liberty Park at the World Trade Center, New York, NY; the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resilience (Big U), NY; and the LA 2024 Olympic bid.

The incumbent can look forward to projects including:

  • New building design and analysis for a variety of building types, including Federal, DOD, Commercial, and Retail

  • Design of water and waste-water pump stations, treatment plants, and drainage structures

  • Retaining wall design, noise wall design and metal building foundation design

  • Structural analysis and evaluation of existing structures

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

  • Provide structural design advice and assistance regarding site selection, design, drawings, and specifications

  • Provide a wide range of professional structural engineering services and technical consultation for the delivery of safe, secure, and fully functional facilities

  • Apply accepted conventional design methods and solutions

  • Apply the latest design methodologies and theories to novel problem solving situations not readily resolved through accepted conventional methods

  • Contribute and affect the content, interpretation, or development of design policies concerning varied design and construction projects

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher from 4 year ABET accredited Engineering program with emphasis on structural engineering

  • 5+ years of professional experience with a structural engineering consultant company

  • Licensed as a Professional Engineer

  • Experience and knowledge of structural design with different materials (steel, concrete, and masonry) for both building and non-building applications

  • Field experience with observing construction progress and capable of providing construction administration services

  • Experience with foundations and earth retention structures

  • Diverse knowledge of structural engineering principles and practices

  • Must have the ability to apply general structural engineering mechanics and material properties in unique engineering solutions

  • Knowledge in the use of appropriate codes and standards which govern the design of structural systems including but not limited to the IBC, ASCE 7, AISC and ACI codes

  • Experience and knowledge of structural design software such as Mathcad, Excel, Visual Analysis, Staad.Pro, and Enercalc

  • Experience and knowledge of structural CAD software such as AutoCAD and Revit

  • Field experience with observing construction progress and capable of providing construction administration services and experience performing Facility Condition Assessments

  • Experience coordinating work with Civil, Architectural, and MEP disciplines and familiarity with terminology used by these disciplines

  • Strong writing, verbal and graphic communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

  • Ability to effectively organize tasks and work independently

  • Due to the nature of this work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • BIM experience preferably with Revit software

  • Project management skills with tracking budgets and interfacing with clients

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.