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AECOM Transportation Drainage Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a talented drainage engineer to join a dynamic and highly technical transportation team of planners, engineers, and technicians in the Chicago, IL office. As a drainage engineer, you will lead the drainage design on our transportation projects for a variety of clients in public and private industries. You will also have the opportunity to be part of cutting-edge design projects that utilize the latest technologies for delivering design services to clients.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Responsibilities:

  • Roadway drainage design

  • Bridge/culvert hydraulic analyses

  • Scour analysis

  • Erosion and sedimentation control

  • Other related design tasks

  • Plan production and development of bid sets

  • Coordinating with other disciplines

  • Obtaining permits required from regulatory agencies

  • Interact and coordinate regularly with clients and sub-consultants in the various assignments

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 6 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must have valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Illinois PE license highly preferred

  • 8 + years of experience designing highway/roadway systems, drainage systems, and traffic control plans

  • Experience with GeoPak Drainage, SWMM, HY-8, and HEC Programs

  • Experience with design software including MicroStation and GEOPAK and/or OpenRoads

  • Experience designing highway/drainage systems

  • Experience managing multidisciplinary project with sub-consultants

  • Familiar with MS Office 2010 software (Excel, Word, Project) is a plus

  • Experience with drainage projects in Edwards Aquifer Zone and Water Quality Plans

  • Experience with SUDA

  • Design of drainage system in coastal environment

  • Experience in preparing CLOMR/LOMR and Coordination with Local Flood Plain Administrators/Agencies

  • Related experience and certification including Schematic Development, Roadway Design, Hydrologic Studies, Roadway Hydraulic Design, Bridge Hydraulic Design, Storm Water Pump Station-Hydraulic Design, Bridge Scour Evaluation and Analysis, Coastal Hydraulic Design, Riverive Hydraulic Design, and FEMA Regulations and Permits

  • Experience with Business Development/Client Relations

  • Experience with Illinois DOT proposals and interviews

  • Experience with managing people at various experience levels and ability to mentor with their career development

  • Good communication skills

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not offered for this position

  • Sponsorship is not offered for this position

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266177BR

Virtual: No

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.

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