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AECOM Drainage Engineer in Charleston, South Carolina

Company Description

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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 nearly 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.

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Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Highway/age Engineer for immediate employment in the Greenville, Columbia or N. Charleston Offices.

The position involves performing planning, design and construction engineering for roadway, hydraulic/drainage and bridge projects to support Project Managers with Hydrology & Hydraulic engineering tasks. This person should have a strong background in water resources and hydraulics. Responsibilities may include preparation of deliverables such as calculations, drawings, and specifications related to roadway projects. The candidate should be a motivated self-starter who displays a passion for solving problems, interacting in a team environment, and meeting established deadlines.

  • Hydraulic Design for infrastructure projects including but not limited to design of storm sewers, culverts, ditches, and erosion and sediment control.

  • Design of stormwater management facilities to meet current regulations.

  • Development of construction plans and specifications

  • Preparation of construction cost estimates.

  • Assist in writing reports and developing client presentations.

  • Construction Engineering Services

The candidate can look forward to working under the direction of a professional or experienced engineer and have the following responsibilities:

  • Assignments usually include one or more of the following: calculations, preparation of plans and specifications, process study, research investigations, report preparation, and other activities of limited scope requiring knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in a specific narrow area of assignments.

  • Conducts calculation checks

  • Prepares project deliverables

  • Draws engineering conclusions for data analysis within area of technical proficiency

  • Works on small projects or portions of larger projects, with work being reviewed by senior or appropriately experienced engineer

  • Researches and ensures assignments meet regulatory and industry codes, laws and requirements, as well as client requirements.

  • Determines the permitting requirements for the particular type of work being designed for the location in which it is to be constructed

  • Using prescribed methods and under direct supervision, performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer

  • Applies standard practices and techniques in specific situations, adjusts and correlates data, recognizes discrepancies in results, and follows operations through a series of related detailed steps or processes

  • Prepares/supervises the preparation of drawings and visual aids

  • Under the direction of a professional or suitably experienced engineer, independently evaluates, selects and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptions and modifications

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree plus 2 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalence of experience and/or education.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required, due to the nature of the work.

  • Valid Driver’s License, and must be able to pass AECOM’s Motor Vehicle Records review.

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited school

  • SCDOT Experience

  • Permitting with OCRM Experience

  • Experience with HEC-GeoRAS, SWMM, SRH2D

  • Licensed Professional Engineer

  • Must have passed the FE Exam.

  • Experience on Transportation Projects

  • Good computer skills using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

  • Proficient in Geopak Drainage, HY8

  • Must be able to work well in a team environment

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational skills

  • Diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas related to highway geometric design, intersection design, utilities, infrastructure, earthwork, drainage and streetscape

Additional Information

Relocation is not available for this position

Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation (Charleston, SC locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $55,000 - $100,000.

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 and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel, and Service Awards programs

About AECOM

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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com 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: J10095409

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: On-Site

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