Civil Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Baton Rouge
United States

United States of America - Louisiana, New Orleans

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated mid-level Civil Engineer for employment in New Orleans and or the Baton Rouge, LA offices.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunities 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-sustaining,and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

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

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune ’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record 's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

This full-time employment position will support our civil/structural practice in the Design and Consulting Services, Water Business Line Division. AECOM often wins contracts to design some of the most complex and interesting hydraulic structures in the United States, such as flood protection structures, flood gates, pump stations, navigation locks, intake structures, water diversion projects, ports facilities, and industrial buildings among others. This important role offers an excellent opportunity for career advancement through participation in a variety of challenging projects. The Civil Engineer will be responsible for the performance of engineering coordination and development of engineering plans and specifications. The Civil Engineer will ensure that all design work is produced on time, to budget, and in accordance with the project quality requirements.

Job Duties:

  • Reviewing of concept design reports

  • Preparing construction plans and specifications.

  • Reviewing project-specific specifications in line with local standards and codes.

  • Completing deliverables in agreed time and cost.

  • Managing quality assurance (QA) and the checking of all design work carried out prior to formal issues.

  • Coordinating between the Civil and Structural elements of the design team, throughout the design process.

  • Coordinating between the Civil/Structural design team and other disciplines including Geotechnical, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers; as well as Architectural design

  • Be responsible for the accuracy of the work of the team.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 4 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience in projects related to; Hydraulic structures, flood protection, levees; Drainage system design, including collection networks and pump stations; and Site development and earthwork

  • Experience with cost estimating and quantity takeoffs for an engineer’s estimate.

  • Ability to work on fast-paced complex projects

  • Ability to work on multiple ongoing projects at the same time

  • Willing to work overtime if needed to complete a task to meet the client’s schedule or request

  • Detail-oriented and technical

  • Highly motivated self-starter

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

Computer Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Word, Excel

  • Louisiana Professional Engineer (PE)

  • Bachelor’s degree from ABET-accredited institution

  • 5-10 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Experience with USACE and CPRA engineering/construction projects

  • Excellent with CAD programs such as Autodesk Civil 3D and Bentley Open R

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 - Water - Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 239970BR

Additional Locations US - Baton Rouge, LA - 8555 United Plaza Blvd Suite 300

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.