AECOM Project Engineer in New York City, New York

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144940BR

Position Title Project Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Construction

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - New York

City New York City

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

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

Tishman Construction

Location: New York, NY

The Project Engineer assists the Project Manager in the administration of project cost and scheduling systems; performs estimating functions for changes and addenda; supervises the document and shop drawing control systems; ensures the smooth flow of information between the design team, consultants and contractors.

  • Plans and coordinates work on a very large or complicated project or on a major project at which exists unique problems in schedule, construction or design.

  • Directs, as requested, engineering activities in preparation of project proposals, including estimates for engineering staffing, quantities, scope reviews, schedules.

  • Establishes and maintains access to technical experts in the advanced technologies pertinent to the project, and sets up channels of communication to bring this expertise to bear effectively on the engineering effort.

  • Requires a broad knowledge of administrative practices and skill in negotiation with representatives of the client and other organizational entities.

  • Directs preparation of quantity listings of field purchased material and equipment.

  • Supervises preparation of construction drawings and schedules.

  • Supervises design of temporary construction facilities and ensures preparation of “as built” drawings and other job plans.

  • Assists subordinate construction engineers and superintendents in interpreting design drawings and monitoring equipment installation, planning for delivery of construction materials and equipment.

  • Reviews specifications, purchase orders, subcontracts, inspection reports, delivery schedules, instruction manuals and technical data to assist and advise on-site.

  • Administers assigned subcontracts.

  • Coordinates with the Project Manager on activities affecting the contract administration operation.

  • Administers subcontract changes and interfaces with client personnel.

  • Reviews and/or supervises, as assigned, the preparation of construction estimates, cost engineering studies, schedules and budgets.

Minimum Requirements Engineering or Construction Management degree required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous internship experience at CM company.

  • Technical knowledge of a specialized engineering discipline cost scheduling and/or contracts administration relating to the construction of heavy industrial or commercial complexes.

  • Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved including current knowledge of new methods of design and construction.

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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