Entry Level Transit Engineer - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

United States of America - Texas, Houston

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented and self-motivated Transportation/Transit Engineer-in-Training (EIT) for immediate employment to work on transit systems and innovative transit technology projects in several locations across the west region, at the Houston TX office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate a knowledge in Civil/Transportation Engineering specific to transit, roadway and urban design, drainage design, grading design, traffic control design, and the preparation of construction documents, including plans, specifications and construction estimates.

This position is expected to start by June 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.

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

  • Researching and writing Urban Corridor Improvement plans

  • Developing plans for Bus Rapid Transit, Light Rail Transit, and other multi-modal improvements

  • Developing Site Grading Plans

  • Arterial Reconstruction and/or Traffic Signal Improvement Plans

  • Drainage and Erosion Control Plans

  • Utility coordination

  • Coordination with the transportation planning team to conduct equitable public outreach, preparing materials and presentations.

  • Assists with other duties assigned by senior staff and/or Project Managers.

The successful candidate should have:

  • An understanding of AASHTO, NACTO, APTA, state DOT, and/or City Standards

  • An ability to coordinate among multiple disciplines including architecture, landscape architecture, ITS, communication, electrical, structural, and urban planning

  • Good interpersonal skills, good command of the English language both verbally and written, the ability to express thoughts clearly, good time management skills, and a good attitude towards work

  • Ability to work as a member of a team or perform independent work as required

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering from an accredited University, with a focus in transportation, or related fields.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineer-in-Training certification (or ability to obtain)

  • Technical writing

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and/or Bentley Microstation/Geopak/Inroads

  • Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems, including ArcMap and ArcGIS Online

  • Previous internship experience with an emphasis in civil engineering fields such as transit design, roadway design, site design, utility design, stormwater and multimodal transportation projects.

  • Basic knowledge of transportation topics

Additional Information:

  • The position requires to work in an office environment

  • Relocation is not available 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

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258217BR

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.