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Job Information

AECOM Senior Project Engineer - Construction in Sacramento, California

United States of America - California, Sacramento

Job Summary

AECOM will be seeking to hire a highly talented Project Engineer supporting a government project in Santa Rosa, California. In this role you will support the AECOM Project Manager with on-site construction activities. This position will be physically located in Santa Rosa, California.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About DCS—Program and Project Management

  • As an industry leader in program and construction management, we partner with clients to support projects from concept to completion. From education, healthcare, transportation and water facilities to sports, leisure, cultural arts and other public gathering venues, we deliver on the promise of protecting our clients’ interests as our own and building partnerships with the communities we serve.

The job responsibilities include:

  • Under general supervision, performs routine duties.

  • Displays knowledge and abilities to evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria to meet basic engineering and construction specifications.

  • Displays applications of sound professional judgment on details of work.

  • Independently performs walk-downs and inspections of installed commodities to assure conformance with specifications and design.

  • Performs quantity surveys for tracking and reporting.

  • May provide technical direction to drafters, technicians, and surveyors.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides field and administrative services support including preparation of correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, and slide presentations, receipt and distribution of incoming and outgoing documents, receptionist duties, and related duties including entering documents into the MIS (SharePoint or other document control systems).

  • Provides administrative assistant support and manages the office with regards to supplies/purchases to support the project team.

  • Answers phones and directs calls.

  • Works with AECOM vendors to support the office.

  • Receives, copies, and files all incoming and outgoing documentation.

  • Prepares and maintain files in accordance with project document control procedures.

  • Responsible for maintaining the final project archive documents per Client record requirements.

  • Coordinates and manages the archive files.

  • Collects daily reports and maintains the Daily Report Log.

  • Assists in processing incoming and outgoing RFIs, Submittals, Pay Requests, PCOs, COs, Safety Concerns, Non-Compliance Notices, and other construction management related documentation at the site.

  • Assists in the processing of pay applications for accuracy before forwarding to Client for approval.

  • Assists in preparing Monthly Reports, and other special reports as requested by the CM.

  • Prepares meeting minutes and other correspondence for the Project team.

  • Assists the Construction Project Management team at the site, which is expected to consist of the AECOM Construction Manager, the State’s Project Director(s), and State’s inspectors.

  • Receives continual supervision and direction in the performance of assigned responsibility.

  • Prepares reports, as required, and keeps Construction Manager informed on progress of overall assigned activities.

  • Under guidance of Construction Manager, monitors work performance and of contractor to ensure project plans and schedules are followed.

  • Monitors the project pre-plan which includes a CPM schedule, work sequences, manpower utilization, material handling and storage requirements and equipment use.

  • When requested, interfaces with client, architect and design professionals to ensure compliance to design intent and client satisfaction.

  • Contribute to building good communications between field management, project management, and contractor to ensure construction complies with plans, specifications and company quality standards and that the project is completed on time and within budget.

  • Responsible for continuously expanding and updating professional knowledge and honing training skills in order to enhance individual and team innovation and productivity.

  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering or construction management plus four (4) years of relevant experience as a Project Engineer or Construction Engineer supporting construction administration activities or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with California State Projects.

  • Experience with Courthouse Projects.

  • Experience with high rise construction.

  • Familiarity with government project tracking software.

  • 5+ years minimum experience in Construction Administration.

  • Excellent communicator.

  • Proactive problem solver.

  • Ability to adjust to changing job environments.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, MS Office, SharePoint.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be detail oriented, thorough, and well-organized and effectively manage time.

  • Must be flexible and able to work in a very fast paced work environment and at times under the pressure of meeting critical deadlines.

  • Ability to multi-task in a high-energy environment and be able to prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Background in construction or engineering related work activities to understand the terminology used in the office environment on a daily basis.

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for US Work Authorization is not offered with this position.

  • Relocation assistance is not offer for this position.

  • This position will be physically located in Santa Rosa, California

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248408BR

Additional Locations US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive, US - San Francisco, CA - 300 California Street

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.