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AECOM Transportation Engineer IV in Birmingham, Alabama

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a talented Transportation Engineer IV to join a dynamic and highly technical Transportation design team in Birmingham, Alabama . As a Transportation Engineer IV, you will be working with a multi-disciplinary design team to deliver projects for Alabama cities, counties, and the Alabama Department of Transportation. Projects include design for complex interstate highways, urban and rural roadways, interchanges, design-builds, and bridge replacements. This is a hybrid work option position with opportunity for advancement. Join us!

Typical duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will serve as a technical advisor.

  • Will function as Task/Design Lead for transportation design projects.

  • Work with clients such as the state, cities and counties of Alabama, in addition to private clients.

  • Prepare engineering plans, construction documents, maps, reports, construction cost estimates and other project related items.

  • Design projects that include public and private road systems, grading, drainage, erosion and sediment control, and traffic control plans.

  • Will read, analyze and interpret engineering and construction documents, soil and material reports, and government regulations.

  • Perform drainage and hydraulics calculations.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary review of project deliverables.

  • Perform quality control review of design calculations and drawings.

  • Interact and coordinate with clients, design team partners and sub-consultants as needed for project tasks.

  • Will have the ability to make decisions independently related to engineering design and methodology.

AECOM -Transportation

  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOM’s Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all our communities into the future — safely and reliably.

  • We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems — as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure — to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

  • Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Transportation Engineering, Civil Engineering or related field plus 6 years or more of demonstrated equivalency and experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineer (PE) or ability to receive in one year of start.

  • Four years of civil drainage design or related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

  • Design experience on roadway projects including freeways, highways, and local street improvements.

  • Experience working on ALDOT projects.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with design software including MicroStation and/or Open Roads.

  • Familiar with MS Office 2010 software (Excel, Word, Project).

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

  • Relocation is available for this role.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this role.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $80,756.40 - $130,000.00.


AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10108508

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid