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AECOM Civil / Structural Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Company Description

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.

Job Description

AECOM has a position available for a mid-career Civil/Structural Engineer to support our growing Energy Business Line. This position may be located at any one of AECOM's multiple Energy offices in the United States.

Our team provides a wide range of civil and structural engineering services across markets sectors including electrical transmission and distribution (OH/UG power systems, substations, EV charging networks, microgrid design, etc.), renewables (Solar PV, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Wind), industrial process (Oil & Gas, petrochemical), building decarbonization and next generation energy (hydrogen, fuel cells, electrolyzers, etc.). We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to develop within and further the technical skills we bring to our new and existing client base. Qualified candidates will have a familiarity with civil and structural design aspects for heavy industrial clients.

The responsibilities of this role also include, but may not be limited to, the following:

  • Perform engineering analyses and design and proposes approaches to solve challenges encountered

  • Provides mentorship/guidance to entry level engineers

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budgets and schedule with little supervision

  • Provide engineering support for multi-discipline design projects from work scope development until the completion of construction

  • Evaluate and apply applicable building code requirements and design code requirements (e.g. IBC, ASCE, ACI, AISC)

  • Travel to project site and meetings as needed.

  • Uses computer software as a tool for solving structural engineering problems including building 3D analytical structural models

  • Assist with productions of drawing and documents

  • Develop technical specifications, plans, and details


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from ABET accredited college or university

  • 4+ years of relevant industrial experience

  • Able to participate in field walks and create field sketches, take dimensions, climb ladders, etc. as necessary

  • EIT certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • +6 years of experience

  • PE licensure

  • Demonstrated experience of structural steel design and reinforced concrete design

  • Knowledgeable in design/building codes such as the AISC Manual of Steel Construction, ACI 318, International Building Code, and ASCE 7 (Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures).

  • Knowledge and experience with computer productivity software such as Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Proficient in structural analysis software such as STAAD Pro

  • Experience with civil drainage and sitework design

  • Knowledge and skill with AutoCAD 3D software

  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this role

  • Sponsorship is available for this role

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

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10083549

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid