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AECOM Construction Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Construction Engineerwith the Transit Transportation team to be based in Philadelphia, PA. This position entails working between the field and office on transit tracks, structures, facilities, and everything within a transit rail right-of-way.

This position is expected to begin in August 2023.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and online programs.

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.

Enthusiastic individuals eager to face new challenges and take on personal responsibilities are best qualified to meet the demands of this work. AECOM is a very 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.

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

  • Client Coordination

  • Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer

  • Uses computer software to maintain inspection and safety records

  • Working in the field in all-weather elements

  • Performing Field Inspections

  • Balancing office and field work

  • Intermittent night or weekend work availability may be required

  • Responding to submittals, pay applications, requests for information and other project processes

  • Performing field inspections

  • Creating field sketches, diagrams, and calculations


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or similar field.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience (working on transit/rail facilities)

  • Proficiency in scheduling software such as Primavera/ Microsoft Project

  • Proficiency in Bluebeam

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Civil3D, Microstation, and/or OpenRail/OpenRoads

  • Desire for hybrid schedule – in field, office, or home

  • Interest in transit construction

  • Ability to travel to construction sites

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is available 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: J10087433

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site