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AECOM Structural Engineer, Hydraulic Structures in Denver, Colorado

Company Description

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.

Job Description

The West Region Dams and Reservoirs team of AECOM is actively seeking a motivated, creative, highly talented Structural Engineer with risk analysis experience for employment in the Denver, CO office. The dams and reservoirs team within the Water Business Line is responsible for providing engineering and design services in support of multidisciplinary projects, with a focus on water storage and hydropower dam projects.

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

  • Managing and providing technical support for structural analyses such as 2D and 3D FEA of concrete gravity dams, curved gravity dams, arch dams, and other hydraulic structures such as intake towers, spillways and spillway gates.

  • Preparing structural reports, drawings, and specifications for water storage and hydropower dams.

  • Preparing and presenting technical presentations to project team, clients, and technical review boards.

  • Performing dam safety inspections.

  • Conducting potential failure mode analyses and risk analyses for water storage and hydropower dams, including identifying and developing potential failure modes, serving as recorder, subject matter expert, and/or facilitator in risk analysis workshops, estimating risk, and report documentation.

  • Managing budgets, providing client updates, and performing general project management tasks.

  • Preparing structural engineering proposals.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 6 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Valid US Drivers License required.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license required

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from ABET-accredited institution

  • 10+ years of experience in the structural engineering discipline

  • Experience working on 6+ risk analysis projects as recorder, subject matter expert, and/or facilitator

  • Experience in project management and/or task leadership

  • Technical experience in dam design and evaluation

  • Experience in preparing design reports, drawings, and specifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrate proactive problem-solving skills

  • Ability to delegate tasks effectively

  • Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment

  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, and flexibility

  • Must be a resourceful, highly organized professional with attention to detail

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines

  • Effective time-management and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

  • Occasional travel to project sites, both local and remote

  • Master’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from ABET-accredited institution

  • Experience working on 3+ risk analysis projects as a subject matter expert and/or facilitator is preferred

  • Experience with ANSYS, SAP2000, MathCAD, Grapher, and AutoCAD Civil3D

Additional Information

  • Relocation is available for this role.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Up to 30% travel required for this role.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The target salary range for this position is $100,000 - $135,000.

  • 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, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10084272

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site