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AECOM Transportation Engineer in Portland, Oregon

Job Summary

AECOM’s Portland Transportation group is actively seeking a highly motivated experienced Civil Engineer with experience in railway, roadway, highway, and/or civil site design.

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.

This role will be part of an established Rail/Transit engineering group and will work with a broad variety of transportation clients and projects throughout AECOM’s West Region. Projects may include:

  • Roadway design

  • Freight and Transit track design

  • Transportation and multi-modal planning

  • Transit planning and design

  • Construction Management and Safety audits

In this role you will also work collaboratively with colleagues throughout AECOM’s West Region on rail/transit infrastructure projects for multiple state, local and federal government. The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 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.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

  • Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design

elements for engineering works.

  • Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Due to the nature of work; US citizen required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or 5+ years of demonstrated engineering equivalency or related engineering experience

  • Oregon Professional Engineers License or ability to obtain license within six months

  • Experience with designs and plans production for transportation/civil infrastructure projects including calculations

  • Prior experience designing railroads/roadways for transportation projects

  • Experience and ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment in the solution of work problems

  • Experience using InRoads and/or Civil 3D design software packages for the conceptual and detailed design of horizontal and vertical alignments, sections, and 3D modeling on rail and/or highway projects

  • Ability to communicate effectively; verbal and written

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

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 Engineering - Transportation - Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 273260BR

Virtual: No

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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