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AECOM Entry Level Construction Engineer in Southfield, Michigan

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Construction Engineer to be based in Southfield, MI or Grand Rapids, MI.

This position is expected to begin in December 2022.

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.

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.

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

  • Assist Resident Engineer with progress meetings, processing contractor submittals and project documentation.

  • Be part of Field inspection Teams for oversight of transportation construction projects.

  • Monitor and record the work and progress of contractors, while tracking material quality and usage.

  • Verify that traffic control measures are implemented and maintained during construction.

  • Maintain communication between AECOM supervisors and peers, MDOT and local agency personnel, contractor personnel and the general public.

  • Develop roadway construction cost estimates by calculating construction quantities and creating spreadsheets.

  • Perform field inspections, take field measurements and oversight of material testing on road and bridge construction projects.

  • Verify that applicable codes and engineering standard practices are being met.

  • Independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria and using judgement in making minor adaptations and modifications.

  • Record and manage field documentation using Field Manager and ProjectWise.

  • Work independently or in a group. Work outside on Construction sites. Night and weekend work may be required.

  • Develop/Review roadway construction cost estimates by calculating construction quantities and creating spreadsheets.

  • Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.

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

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Management or other related field + none or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) Certificate

  • Knowledge of CADD and Primavera is desired

  • Previous internship working on a DOT, Local agency design or construction project

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is offered 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

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 272847BR

Additional Locations US - Grand Rapids, MI - 3950 Sparks Drive SE

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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