AECOM Entry-Level Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado

Requisition/Vacancy No. 156984BR

Position Title Entry-Level Structural Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Structural

Business Line Water

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Colorado

City Denver

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


We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary

The Water Business Unit of AECOM is actively seeking a talented Entry-level candidate with a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in civil engineering for a position as an Entry-Level Structural Engineer. The appropriate qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate interest and studies in structural engineering. The Water Business Unit serves local, state, federal, and private clients for a variety of projects involving stormwater, wastewater, dams, mining, and geotechnical services. As a member of the Structural Engineering team, you will gain experience in design, analysis, inspection, and monitoring of dams, hydraulic structures, wastewater structures, mining structures, and more! AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

Under the responsible charge of a Professional Engineer:

  • Perform structural computations and analysis of hydraulic structures under the direct supervision of professional or experienced engineers

  • Make technical assumptions and think independently to complete assigned work

  • Prepare drawings and visual aids through coordination with CAD team

  • Conduct quantity calculations, prepares reports, and creates report figures

  • Perform assignments designed to develop professional knowledge and abilities, requiring application of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and codes

  • Responsible for quality control of small tasks or segments of larger projects

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Structural or Civil engineering or other related field required; must be taking structural elective courses

  • Relevant internship experience

  • Knowledge of statics, dynamics, and materials to understand and determine structural loads

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as CADD, HCS, AutoCAD, MicroStation, GIS, Hydrologic/Hydraulic models)

  • Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering exam or successful completion within the first six months of employment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as, SAP2000, STAAD, and ANSYS)

  • Understanding of hydraulic structures and seismic analysis

  • Knowledge of structural engineering design of reinforced concrete, steel, and timber

  • Prior knowledge of structural codes such as ACI 318, ACI 350, AISC Manual of Steel Construction, and ASCE 7

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.


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