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AECOM Structural / Computational Specialist - Digital Design in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Structural / Computational Specialist for the Civil & Infrastructure sector, to assist and support the implementation of our digital and design automation solutions within Enterprise Capabilities Team.

This role will offer flexibility for hybrid remote work schedules and can be based from a wide variety of AECOM office locations in the US or Canada.

This person will report to the Digital Automation and Integration Lead and in addition to project utilisation for workflow definition, design & production the Digital Design Specialist will assist with the development of global tools and processes. This will require that the person appointed to this role is an expert in several different areas, including:

  • Expert user of digital production platforms; Revit, Civil3D, Dynamo, InfraWorks, Rhino, Grasshopper in the context of the above.

  • Creator and author of Dynamo definitions using otb Dynamo nodes as well as creating and maintaining custom created nodes and workflows in Autodesk DesignScript and Python

  • Parametric modelling, creation and development of smart objects, Revit Families, and adaptive components with customisable functionality and custom-built parameters for automation

  • Digital tools deployment, ensure that development is focused on production team usage, for example, automated workflows can be operated by technicians using Dynamo Player or Orkestra, once development has reached a suitable status, script libraries and smart objects can be packaged and deployed, provide guidance.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Desire to develop career within digital project delivery and contribute toward resourcing design technology computational design and building information modelling department.

  • Proven track record of computational design modelling with Autodesk Revit and Dynamo and/or Rhino3D and Grasshopper for Structural, Civil & Infrastructure Projects; attention given to parametric family creation and advanced Dynamo knowledge.

  • Oral and written communication skills in English

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus at least 6 years of relevant experience in AEC projects working as Computational Designer/Computational BIM Modeller; preferably transportation infrastructure projects (bridges, tunnels and miscellaneous complex structures) or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must be willing to be flexible for global working hours

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience within transportation infrastructure projects

  • Technical design and construction knowledge in bridges and structures design.

  • Working knowledge in available opensource plug-ins/Add-ins eg pyRevit, RhinoInside

  • Working knowledge of any of the following will be considered favourable: Revit, Revit API, Forge, Dynamo, Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, RhinoInside, Python, C#, Excel, Power BI

  • Architecture, Engineering or Computational Design degree or similar professional education

  • 7+ years BIM modelling with Autodesk Revit

  • Software accreditation will be considered favourable

  • Previous experience working for Transport Authority clients in the USA and/or Australia will be considered favourable

Additional Information:

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Sponsorship for US or Canadian work authorization is not available for this position.

Offered rate of compensation (Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is: $59,000 to $109,000.

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.

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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line PCC

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 265361BR

Additional Locations CA - Edmonton, AB - 18817 Stony Plain Rd NW, CA - Toronto, ON - 1200 Markham Road, US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Conshohocken, PA - 625 West Ridge Pike, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - New York, NY - 605 Third Ave, US - Raleigh, NC - 5438 Wade Park Boulevard, Suite 200, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue, US - Tampa, FL - 7650 W Courtney Campbell Causeway

Virtual: Yes

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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