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AECOM Senior Civil/Highway Engineer - Upstate New York in Latham, New York

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly motivated Senior Civil/Highway Engineer for the Upstate New York area geography, to be assigned to our Latham (Albany), NY or Amherst (Buffalo), NY offices, although other location options may be possible. AECOM is searching for candidates who are collaborative, client-focused, impactful, decisive, and willing and able to model our company’s core values.

The selected candidate will have opportunity to work on New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT), New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA), and municipal highway, highway/bridge, trail, or site development projects, including design-bid-build and major design-build projects. Projects will be located throughout the state of New York, including opportunities to support New York City-area projects for the above clients plus the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey. AECOM is a progressive and successful engineering firm that prides itself on building and retaining a high caliber staff to continually meet client expectations on high profile projects.

This is a prominent role and outstanding opportunity for an ambitious, career-oriented professional who excels in a team environment but is also able to work independently. Candidates with previous consulting experience for NYSDOT or NYSTA or direct employment in highway design at those agencies are particularly valued for this role. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate in-office with Transportation Business Line colleagues and through digital collaboration and travel with dozens, even hundreds of civil engineers throughout AECOM. AECOM is committed to a work-life balance and therefore we are offering a Hybrid Work Schedule for this role.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading preliminary and detailed designs on a variety of state and local transportation projects

  • Providing technical direction and mentoring to civil engineers

  • Performing design for more complex tasks

  • Project delivery and specifications

  • Ensuring corporate quality procedures are followed

  • Meeting client quality, schedule, and budget expectations

  • Interacting with clients and overseeing sub-consultants

  • Developing solutions to a wide range of difficult technical highway design and construction problems

  • Working among teams of multiple disciplines to achieve high-quality designs

  • Communicating directly with clients and client teams as may be required, in person or by other means

  • Independently prioritizing work, and determining and developing highway engineering design solutions

  • Assisting Project Managers with various tasks including developing scope, schedule, and budgets for projects

  • Acting as Project Manager for projects, if qualified under AECOM’s certification program

Minimum Requirements

  • BS in Civil Engineering

  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience

  • Experience working with MicroStation Bentley, InRoads/OpenRoads

  • Experience with New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) standards, specifications, and project delivery

  • Experience in multiple elements of civil engineering design with an emphasis on transportation projects

  • Experience in Site Grading and Drainage

  • Experience in Construction plan and document preparation

  • Professional Engineering License in New York State (or transferrable)

  • MS Office software application experience, such as spreadsheet, word processing, and standard office software

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s in civil engineering

  • Preferred ten (10) years of experience with civil engineering highway design

  • Demonstrated capability in a lead or project engineer role on highway design projects

  • Design-build experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly self-motivated with a strong work ethic

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Experience working independently

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. 257530BR

Additional Locations US - Buffalo, NY - 85 East Market 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.