Entry Level Civil Engineer - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

New York
United States

United States of America - New York, Latham

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Civil Engineer to be based in our Latham, NY office.

This positions is expected to begin June, 2020.

You will be assigned to the Latham, NY office’s Highway/Bridge Department, in AECOM’s Transportation Business Line, and would work on a variety of civil engineering projects for local, state, and federal agencies and private sector clients. Projects are located throughout New York State plus Vermont and western Massachusetts.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

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

  • Performing CADD drafting and introductory-level design of projects using Microstation/InRoads or AutoCAD/Civil 3D software programs

  • Preparing basic engineering calculations, including quantity estimates

  • Providing checking-type review of plans, calculations, and reports prepared by others

  • Contributing to the writing, typing, editing, and/or formatting of technical letters and reports

  • Completing field assignments in support of design work, including making measurements, taking photographs, and checking for mapping accuracy

  • Attending project meetings, including occasional evening meetings such as public information sessions

  • Using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook programs effectively

  • Attending training as directed and arranged by AECOM

  • Assisting with AECOM Project Delivery System requirements by organizing, filing, distributing, and handling digital and paper project documents

  • Completing all work in a reliable and professional manner

  • The candidate will work under the direction of a professional engineer and would be given assignments of increasing complexity as experience is gained

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering or other related field required

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook programs

  • The position would involve some travel – to visit project sites, clients, or other AECOM offices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate is preferred

  • Some practical civil engineering experience gained via internships or co-ops is also preferred

  • Candidates with good written and verbal communication skills and some initial capability in CADD drafting/design are preferred

  • Able to work collaboratively with colleagues to help the team meet project goals and comply with company standards

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 Engineering

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234529BR

Clearance Required 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.