AECOM Transportation Engineer in Waterloo, Iowa

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146407BR

Position Title Transportation Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Iowa

City Waterloo

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 www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Transportation

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 creative, highly talented Transportation Engineer for immediate employment for the Waterloo, IA office. AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.

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

  • Perform engineering activities related to the planning and design of streets and highways in Iowa

  • Independently perform the work necessary to complete preliminary and final construction plans in accordance with Iowa DOT/City standards and specifications

  • Street and highway grading, drainage design, pavement design, ADA sidewalk/trail design, site development, construction staging and maintenance of traffic are included in most projects

  • Direct the work of support staff to complete projects within budget and schedule

  • Work under the direction of the department manager to define objectives and determine solutions for complex issues

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience in street and highway design

  • Iowa PE or ability to obtain within 6 months

  • Proficient with using the Geopak/Microstation platform and the Iowa DOT project development system

  • Capable of working with clients and support staff to prepare bid documents and reports

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Iowa agency permitting requirements and approval processes

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 http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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