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AECOM Civil Engineer - Aviation in Denver, Colorado

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Civil Engineer with 2+ years of experience that has a working knowledge of aviation project design and development experience on both airside and landside aviation projects. The position could be located in Orange, CA, Phoenix, AZ, or Denver, CO and entails working on a variety of aviation projects throughout the western United States.



At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS—Transportation

As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. Our Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation infrastructure and deliver advanced mobility solutions to carry our communities into the future — safely, equitably and reliably.

We combine our extensive planning, design, construction and asset management experience with advanced technologies and innovations to help our public and private clients restore or replace their aging transportation infrastructure, and find smarter, more effective ways to move people and goods across our cities, countries and continents.

Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Job Responsibilities

Responsible for performing a wide array of aviation-related civil design, planning, documentation, and construction

support services for General Aviation, Cargo, and Commercial Service Airport clients.

Duties and responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Responsible for civil airfield design production coordinating with experienced aviation design staff.

  • Construction monitoring and quality control reviews for new and ongoing projects.

  • Monitor daily project engineering assignments and activities

  • Regular contact with clients, contractors, and sub-consultants for ongoing planning, design, and construction projects

  • This position will provide upward mobility and increasing levels of responsibilities for the right candidate as experience is gained.

  • The candidate should possess excellent communication skills, strong technical skills, and the ability to confidently execute and coordinate technical matters related to the FAA Advisory Circulars, Engineering Briefs, and other directives.

  • Leading design efforts on specifically assigned tasks and design activities.

Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location.

The midpoint of the salary range is $97,153.12.

AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, retirement benefits, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or related field + 2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering in Training (EIT) certification

  • Knowledge and hands-on understanding of FAA Advisory Circulars, Engineering Briefs, other FAA/Local/Client specifications, project development process, and the various project phases including the preparation of plans, specifications, and cost estimates.

  • Airport designer with 3D ACAD experience developing airport improvement projects.

  • Performs specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Excellent verbal and writing skills (ability to write clea rand concise emails, letters, reports, proposals, and meeting notes) are essential.

  • AutoCAD and Civil-3D capability are highly regarded.

  • Working knowledge and ability to prepare project specifications in FAA format is preferred.

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 253276BR

Additional Locations US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Phoenix, AZ - 7720 North 16th Street

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.