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AECOM Licensed Structural Engineer in Orange, California

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a Licensed Structural Engineer to join our team in Orange, CA. The Structural Engineer will join a multi-disciplined team supporting a wide variety of projects all over the world. Projects come from a wide variety of industry sectors including entertainment, commercial, industrial, parking structures, government, and detention.

The Structural Engineer will work collaboratively with more experienced engineers where required on very large projects and will be given the responsibility to lead/work independently on moderately sized structural design projects and tasks.

Typical responsibilities for the Structural Engineer include:

  • Perform structural analysis and design

  • Performs specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.

  • Identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

  • Coordinate work with other design disciplines and prepare contract documents

  • Construction administration

  • Author structural reports, assessments, and studies.

  • Develop project management experience such as scheduling, budgeting, risk assessment, etc.


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 4 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Professional Engineering License

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Due to the project types, US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and/or Masters of Science with structural engineering concentration

  • 8+ years of experience

  • Experience with retrofit projects

  • Demonstrated experience applying all major structural design codes.

  • Demonstrated experience using 3-D structural analysis software. (examples include ETABS, SAP, RISA, RAM, and SAFE)

  • Experience designing in Steel, Concrete, Masonry, and Timber

  • Experience with ASCE 41 for retrofit of existing structures

  • Experience with Wind and Seismic lateral design

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,

  • Demonstrated experience in use of REVIT/AutoCAD to provide production support as a portion of team support and development

Additional Information

Offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $85,000 - $130,000.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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

ReqID: J10094432

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid