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AECOM Entry-Level Structural Engineer in New Orleans, Louisiana

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

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Structural Engineer for employment in the New Orleans, LA office. This position will support our structural practice. This is for a full-time position. AECOM often wins contracts to design some of the most complex and interesting hydraulic structures in the area, such as flood protection structures, flood gates, pump stations, navigation locks, intake structures, water diversion projects, ports facilities, and industrial buildings among other. This important role offers an excellent opportunity for career advancement through the participation in a variety of challenging projects.

This position is expected to begin in June 2023.

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

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria to carry out engineering tasks.

  • Exercise judgment limited to developing details of work in making preliminary selections and adaptations of engineering alternatives

  • Prepare engineering related calculations and develop drawings and visual aids

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

  • Prepare plans, specifications and cost estimates

  • Field inspection work

  • Responsible for assisting more experienced staff with the design of major building projects across the United States

  • Structural engineer will work collaboratively with more experienced engineers on large projects while developing the skills to lead/work independently on smaller structural design projects


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering

  • Due to the nature of this job, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) or more years of relevant experience (including internships) in structural engineering

  • EIT certification

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering (with Structural concentration) strongly considered

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Enthusiastic and Self-motivated.

  • Work well within a multidisciplinary team.

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as AutoCAD, MicroStation, Staad, Sap2000 or similar industry design software)

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not offered for this position.

  • Relocation is not offered 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: J10077741

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering