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AECOM Civil Engineer, Aviation in Washington, District Of Columbia

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 – 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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Civil Engineer, Aviation - Airports to be based in Hunt Valley, MD.

This position is expected to begin as soon as available in our Transportation Aviation Business Line.

The position involves planning, design, engineering, and construction for airport projects dealing with airfield safety, standards, improvement, and expansion programs. Design work includes airfield planning, layout, and site design, earthwork analyses and design, hydrologic and hydraulic analyses and design, pavement design and maintenance, construction safety and phasing, aircraft layouts and modeling, storm water management design, erosion and sediment control design, utility coordination and design, environmental permitting, and preparation of construction plans, specifications, schedules, design reports, and cost estimates. Construction work includes construction administration and management including shop drawing review, responding to contractor questions, and construction inspection. The Aviation Engineering Group interacts with and is supported by many other in-house disciplines including Planners, Architects, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural, Civil, Environmental, Geotechnical and Special Systems Engineers in typical projects supporting our airport clients.

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

  • Conducts civil engineering design for airport projects.

  • Completes designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematics, and final working drawings for preparation of construction plans related to airport development projects including runways, taxiways, aprons, hangars, terminals, and other airport facilities.

  • Prepares construction specifications for airport development projects per FAA Advisory Circular 150/5370-10 and State requirements.

  • Prepares design reports, schedules, quantity takeoffs, and cost estimates.

  • Collects and analyzes data to support design and construction phases of projects.

  • Uses various computer software for design development and prepares plans in Civil 3D.

  • Coordinates and collaborates with other airport/civil engineering, architectural, and engineering disciplines, sub-consultants, Utility companies, permitting agencies, contractors, government and regulatory agencies, and clients.

  • Performs construction administration and construction inspection.

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


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering degree from an ABET/EAC accredited program or ability to obtain by Spring/Summer 2023.

  • Valid U.S. driver's license required.

  • U.S. Citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 0-4 years of experience in civil/site development/construction/airport engineering.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Software

  • Experience using AutoCAD/Civil 3D design software.

  • Experience in performing construction inspection.

  • Read, write, and communicate effectively in the English language

  • Ability to work in both an office and field (construction) environment

  • Ability to pass background and criminal investigation checks in order to obtain Airport identification badges.

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) licensure, or ability to obtain within 1 year.

Additional Information

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: J10078671

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

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