Entry Level Construction Engineer - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry-Level Construction Engineer for employment in the Arlington, Virginia office. This position will support the Program and Project Management business group at AECOM.

This full-time position is expected to begin September/October of 2021. Please note AECOM may offer the option to work remote or out of other AECOM office locations, however a candidate local to Virginia is preferred.


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-sustaining disaster 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

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

  • Under the responsible charge of a Professional Engineer:

  • Perform assignments requiring application of standard techniques, perform engineering related calculations, develop drawings and visual aids, use procedures and criteria to carry out engineering tasks.

  • Communicate and work with other project team members and various client representatives to provide quality service to clients and to ensure that all documentation conforms to client/company standards.

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Work independently or as part of a team working closely with the Project Manager in reviewing and advising on all aspects of construction services

  • Assist with field inspections to evaluate the work performed and materials used.

  • Maintain organized, detailed and up-to-date field office files to be readily accessible by AECOM and the client

  • Assist with construction administration, tracking and review of submittals, RFIs (request for information), and change orders.

  • Attend construction meetings

  • Assist in coordinating construction activities between the Owner, Contractors and other stakeholders

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction engineering, Civil engineering, construction management or other related field required

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

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar with and able to read contract plans, construction drawings and specifications

  • Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) preferred

  • Knowledge of standard engineering techniques and procedures

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational, technical and communication skills

  • Ability to work independently or within a team environment

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254896BR

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.