Resident Engineer - Transit/Rail - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract

United States

United States of America - Illinois, Chicago

Job Summary

The Transportation Business Line of AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Senior Resident Engineer for immediate employment in Chicago, IL. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in the Construction Engineering and Management industry and have a proven track record of major successful projects for transit and rail projects.

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 include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides technical direction and guidance to staff and subordinate engineers/inspectors, enforces company and project policies, maintains close client interface, and ensures all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule

  • Supervises field staff, coordinates field activities, and provides project progress reports to the Client and AECOM Department Manager

  • Prepares and manages quality and safety plans for the project

  • Work with the Department Manager on development and execution of significant project pursuits and delivery

  • Assist the Department Manager to formulate and execute project opportunity capture strategies, including teaming and positioning for major pursuits, helping in proposal efforts and identification of required staff resources to win and effectively deliver projects

  • Establish relationships with external clients and customers, including industry associations and other potential consultant team members and construction contractors

  • Be a visible leader and trusted advisor to clients by promoting AECOM’s values both internally and externally

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 8 YORE or AA/AS (US) + 10 YORE or Diploma/Certificate (Canada) + 10 YORE or HS/GED + 12 YORE

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois is preferred.

  • 10 + years of resident engineering experience managing transit/rail construction projects

  • Experience in client prepositioning activities, team (internal and external partners) and proposal development

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Valid Driver’s License required

Additional Information:

  • Sponsorship is not offered for this role.

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 - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 258308BR

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.