AECOM Site/Civil Designer in Morrisville, North Carolina

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146868BR

Position Title Site/Civil Designer

Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Line Energy

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - North Carolina

City Morrisville

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 address the complete spectrum of energy challenges, including clean and renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon management, hydropower and dams, thermal, geothermal and wind power generation, and transmission and distribution.

Job Summary

The AECOM Morrisville Geotech/Solid Waste Group is seeking an experienced Civil Designer to support design of various disposal facilities, earthen dams, and other geotechnical and solid waste related projects. The Civil Designer will be responsible for designing and preparing stormwater and grading plans for pond closure, solid waste disposal facility design; construction quantity takeoffs for cost estimating; supporting calculations for earthwork, stormwater management design, and solid waste design.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists in report preparation, site reconnaissance, and communications with the AECOM project team.

  • Reviews regulations and standards necessary to carry out project design and permitting work

  • Analyze reports, maps, drawings, tests, and other topographical and geologic data to plan and design projects

  • Incorporates schedules, budgets and project criteria into Civil design and layouts

  • Assists design team in preparation of reports, plans, and other submittals

  • Conduct occasional site reconnaissance to examine field conditions, drainage and erosion control needs, as built conditions, etc.

  • Work closely with the project team, including civil, geotechnical, mechanical engineers, surveyors to provide value to each project

Minimum Requirements

  • Associate's degree in civil engineering technology or related engineering field

  • 2+ years of experience in design for civil or site development, including stormwater and sedimentation control analyses, development of grading plans and construction quantities projects including dams, surface impoundments, landfills, final covers, roadways, and other industrial and commercial development

  • Experience with AutoCAD and/or Civil3D designs for civil engineering related projects including grading and stormwater

  • Strong AutoCAD and Civil3D experience

  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety requirements and environmental concerns

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Microstation experience

  • Landfill design and stormwater, erosion and sediment control design experience

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.