AECOM Entry Level Design-Build Civil Transportation Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan
United States of America - Michigan, Grand Rapids
AECOM is seeking an Entry Level Design-Build Civil Transportation Engineer to be based in Grand Rapids, MI. This position is expected to start July/August 2020. AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.
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.
This position will focus mainly on developing design-build contracts for clients, which will require knowledge of road and bridge design standards to help develop the contract requirements. This position will be required to have very good technical writing, communication, organizational, and project estimating skills. Knowledge of the design-build contracting method and Michigan Department of Transportation, or other State DOT standards and processes are preferred.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Builds analytic and design skills.
Conducts engineering design under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
Creates designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
Collects and analyzes data under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
Uses computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.
Performs work in accordance with agreed-upon budget and schedule under supervision.
Bachelor of Science in Civil/Transportation Engineering
Must have a valid driver's license
Must be a US Citizen due to nature of work
2+ years of highway design experience, including PS&E design experience, and Michigan DOT experience
EIT or PE in the State of Michigan
Proficient with Michigan DOT Design Standards
Good Communication Skills
Demonstrated success in achieving scope, schedule, and budget goals on a large-scale transportation project
MicroStation, OpenRoads, and Geopak proficient
Hydraulic modeling and design experience includes the use of HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, HY-8, GEOPAK Drainage, and GEOPAK Road
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 - Transportation - Roads + Highways
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 238240BR
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.
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