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AECOM Dams Engineering Intern in Germantown, Maryland

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 – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Dams Engineering Intern to be based in Germantown, MD.

This position is expected to begin in May 2023.

We are looking for an enthusiastic engineering student to work as part of a dedicated Dams Engineering practice in our Germantown, Maryland office. We are seeking a candidate who has a strong interest in one of the core areas of dam engineering (geotechnical, structural or hydrology and hydraulics engineering). This position will support a variety dams engineering projects across the East region, nationally and around the world.

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

  • Providing support for projects including design, analysis, inspection, construction observation, and regulatory compliance activities associated with a variety of dams.

  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams on various projects related to dams and other hydraulic structures.

  • Flexibility and willingness to travel for project work part time as needed.

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member.


Minimum Requirements

  • Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering with an emphasis/interest in one of Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering Water Resources Engineering or other related degree.

  • Must have completed 3 years of study.

  • Due to the nature of this role, US citizenship is required.

  • Valid Driver's License is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A GPA of 3.0 of higher.

  • Familiarity/capability in relevant engineering software programs such as GeoStudio, gINT, HECRAS, HEC-HMS, Mathcad, STADD Pro and Ansys.

  • Knowledge of dams engineering concepts through coursework or work experience

  • Experience in AutoCAD.

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive.

  • Effective written and oral communication skills.

  • Knowledge of MS Office Programs. Capable of functioning with spreadsheets, word processing, and standard office software.

  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn, and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven environment.

  • Ability to travel for project work part time as needed.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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: J10079786

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site