AECOM Infrastructure Specialist III in Arlington, Virginia

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Infrastructure Specialist III

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly motivated Infrastructure Specialist III for immediate employment in the Arlington, VA office.

The Infrastructure Specialist III is responsible for planning, design, implementation and maintenance of client’s Information Technology (IT) infrastructure, Information Transport Systems (ITS) and data centers. Tasks may involve enabling the integration of IT, ITS and facility management disciplines to centralize monitoring, management and intelligent capacity planning of a client’s critical infrastructure system. Also responsible for telecommunication/network system planning and integration of internal and external network systems. Relies on advanced experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Analyzes variety of telecommunications functions of client’s organization. Works to develop, improve, maintain, and implement telecommunications networks. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks dealing with the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. Works under limited supervision.

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

  • Develops detailed telecommunication/network system design documents (30%, 90%, 100%), test procedures and project estimating

  • Conducts field surveys to acquire to identify redundant pathways to all ancillary locations and each station’s Communication Room

  • Completes field report based on surveys

  • Develops infrastructure /cable routing plans, details and sections for construction drawings

  • Prepares project specifications

  • During construction, reviews shop drawings and responds to contractor inquiries

  • Performs site visits to monitor compliance with construction documents

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma

  • 7+ years fiber optic field experience in designing, installing and testing fiber optic systems

  • WMATA, DOT and Municipal experience

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient using computer, MS Office, Visio and AutoCAD

  • Detail and safety oriented

  • Proficient of industry standards and codes (BICSI, NEC, EIA/TIA, NFPA, OSI,OHSA)

  • Must complete RWP training

  • Must possess a valid driver's license

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering; Information Technology specializing in Telecommunication or Fiber Optics systems

  • 10+ years of experience in designing, installing and testing fiber optic systems

  • RCDD License Preferred

  • Coordinate several task at once and work with project personnel on scheduling of tasks

  • Ability to climb fixed ladders that equal or exceed 24 ft, work nights and sometimes work in underground spaces

  • Extensive experience in OSP/ISP/WAN fiber optic information systems (structured cabling systems for voice, data, video using fiber) creating ISP & OSP fiber optic cabling and pathway systems design/construction specifications including materials, installation, termination, grounding and testing

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees .


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Job Category Information Technology

Business Group

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 180817BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.