AECOM Entry Level Civil Structural Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Position Title Entry Level Civil Structural Engineer

United States of America - Pennsylvania


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Civil Structural Engineer for employment in the Pittsburgh, PA office. 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:

  • Assist Engineers with office design work within the oil and gas field or other industrial processes such as civil, and/or structural engineering

  • Potential for performing some field work. Field work may also assist team members and project managers

  • Perform engineering calculations for concrete and steel structures

  • Develop engineering sketches

  • Assist with design drawings using AutoCAD and other software packages

  • Assist with developing structural detailing models

  • Visit oil and gas sites to take field measurements and provide customer support

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering or other related field required

  • 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)

  • Understanding of client deadlines and meeting client expectations

  • Knowledge of FEM structural software such as STAAD, SAP2000, RISA 3D etc

  • Comfortable with use of Excel for engineering calculations

  • Ability to clearly communicate engineering design intent to designers

  • Able to work with other engineering disciplines to assess structural requirements

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) preferred

  • Willing to participate and be active in regional/national oil and gas professional organizations

  • Willing to travel for business development with potential clients and for work with other offices (approximately 10-20%)

  • Willing to learn new the use of new software packages

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.


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.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 162129BR