AECOM Resident Engineer - Highway/Bridge Construction in Southeast, Texas

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147019BR

Position Title Resident Engineer - Highway/Bridge Construction

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Texas

City Southeast

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 provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and hardworking Resident Engineer for immediate employment.

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

  • Manage contractors and coordinate with outside agencies, design professionals and other project participants in the successful execution of the construction, schedule, cost, contract administration and quality aspects of highway/bridge construction projects

  • Provide supervision/direction/training of staff with Inspection, documentation, and safety awareness

  • Coordinate with contractor, client, and staff daily to ensure the project is constructed in accordance with the plans and specifications

  • Interpret, organize, execute, manage and coordinate assignments on projects

  • Identify/communicate resources needed to address successful execution of projects

  • Monitor construction project activities and maintain proper documentation of the work

  • Provide advice/consultation to client on construction matters, including compliance with federal/state laws & regulations

  • Manage several projects at one time and be highly organized

  • Maintain a safe work environment

  • Ensure materials meet specification and contract requirements

  • Prepare and process change orders

  • Review and check inspectors pay quantities

  • Attend progress meetings and prepare meeting minutes

  • Review and recommend approval/denial on contractors' submittals

  • Investigate and recommend design changes to the plans

  • Oversee and develop staff

  • Be active with local engineering groups

  • Assist in development of new business, marketing to potential and existing clients

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field

  • 15+ years of experience with construction of highways/roads/bridges

  • Registration as a Texas Professional Engineer

  • Able to effectively communicate and negotiate with contractors and clients

  • Working knowledge of State/Federal Highway and Bridge Construction specifications & construction contract administration procedures

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Must possess a valid Texas driver's license within 30 days of employment

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience with TxDOT highway/bridge construction & maintenance projects

  • Experience with TxDOT’s SiteManager and other TxDOT construction procedures/documents

  • Extensive knowledge of highway/bridge design, construction and materials

  • Experience with Primavera scheduling, and dispute/claim resolution

  • Experience with SiteManager

  • Thorough knowledge of TxDOT’s specifications and construction contract administration procedures

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.