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AECOM Office/Documentation Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

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 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.

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

Job Description

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Office / Documentation Engineer to work on transportation infrastructure projects in Chicago, IL.

The qualified applicant should be able to demonstrate documentation experience from IDOT, Illinois Tollway, CDOT, and CDWM projects. This position is critical for the success of the project as it supports the Project Manager/Resident Engineer and rest of the construction engineering team.

The responsibilities includes, but not limited to;

  • Managing Submittals and Requests for Information and reports.

  • Responsible for the accurate processing of submittals to ensure the correct products and materials are installed throughout the project

  • Prepare transmittals and draft correspondence for the Resident Engineer.

  • Assist with the preparation of as-built drawings and assemble the project records for close-out.

  • Review all Inspector’s Daily Reports (IRDs) for accurate reporting.

  • Prepare weekly/monthly progress reports to include schedules, costs spreadsheets, and perform analysis

  • Maintain Accurate Project Records:

  • Organize project records/documents to allow ease of access for the resident engineer and other project members.

  • Assist the Project Manager / Resident Engineer with the preparation of meeting agendas and prepare minutes of all meetings

  • Ensure compliance with Project requirements and standards:

  • Assist with the monitoring of project budgets and expenditures and communicate any issues to the project team in a timely manner

  • Check all quantity calculations of completed work.

  • Verify all material certifications are on file and all material testing has been performed and passed before recommending payment to the contractor for completed work

  • Assist with preparing and maintaining schedules for the projects

  • Performs a variety of tasks in support of the engineering staff.

  • General understanding of procedures, company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Viewed as competent in all areas.

  • May oversee work of junior-level technicians.


Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS + 4 Years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Driving is required for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six (6) years of experience in construction including three (3) years experience as an Office Engineer at least.

  • BS degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related discipline or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • IDOT Documentation Certification for Contract Quantities

  • Working knowledge of construction means, methods, materials, equipment, standards, and specifications

  • Good writing and communication skills required

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $100,000.00 - $145,000.00.


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: J10102508

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site