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AECOM Structural Engineer - Transit Systems Engineering in Newark, Delaware

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

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.

Job Description

AECOM’s Transit Systems Engineering Practice is seeking a Senior Structural Engineer to be based in the Philadelphia, PA office.

AECOM’s Transit Systems Engineering Practice in Pennsylvania works on projects across North America on transportation structures such overhead electrification cantilevers, portal frames, transmission poles as well as sign structures that are critical to a nation’s transportation network and vital to local communities. The projects include steel and concrete structures of various types; transmission poles, light & commuter rail support structures, caisson, spread footings, rehabilitation and replacement of existing structures delivered across many clients and through various delivery methods. This position offers opportunity to work within a well-established group that offers a diverse range of projects, technical challenges, and career development opportunities.

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

  • Lead Structural Engineer on projects including reviewing designs and plans

  • Providing specialized technical input on transportation related projects

  • Managing technical design of projects including design tasks and coordinating work with engineering staff

  • Use of computer software for the analysis and design of structures and their foundations.

  • Preparation of technical specifications, technical reports, design calculations, plans and provisions of construction phase services.

  • Project engineering and project management.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering or related and 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A current PE license

  • 6+ years’ experience in design projects

  • Master's Degree in Civil Engineering with structures focus

  • Experience working on Amtrak, SEPTA or PATCO projects

  • Experience in BIM delivery and/or modeling

Additional Information

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

Relocation is not available for this position.

Sponsorship is available for this position.

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: J10086575

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid