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AECOM Senior Structural Engineer in Denver, Colorado

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 Buildings + Places is seeking a motivated, technically skilled and creative Senior Structural Engineer based in Denver, CO . The ideal candidate will have a passion for leading technically proficient teams, designing custom solutions, mentoring mid-level and junior staff, and developing calculations, drawings, reports, and specifications for the structural design work on exciting and complex projects.

About Our Practice

Our Rocky Mountain Regional Offices have a vast market spread, providing opportunities across a wide range of project typologies, including Science & Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Commercial, Aerospace, Higher Education, Industrial and Process, Transportation, Aviation and Federal market sectors. A dynamic team of Architects, Planners, and Engineers we to incorporate beauty, sustainability, resiliency, equity, and innovation in our projects.

Some of our recent projects include a new Research and Development Facility for Sandia National Labs, the Cadet Chapel historic renovation at the US Air Force Academy, Energy Master Planning for the University of Colorado, and the Nation's largest sewer heat recovery central plant at the National Western Center Complex.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

The Senior Structural Engineer should be capable of leading teams to complete both small and large projects. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with internal and external clients is required. Candidate must be well organized, be able to work independently or part of a collaborative team and quickly recognize issues and be part of the solution.

As Senior Structural Engineer, you will be expected to:

  • Be self-motivated with strong work ethic and take pride in your work

  • Complete Structural designs for multiple types of projects varying in size and delivery method

  • Make major design recommendations and design decisions in a collaborative multidiscipline team environment.

  • Plan design work, and time schedules to assign design duties to junior staff working on projects

  • Proactively coordinate design and schedule with other disciplines such as architectural, mechanical, electrical, geotechnical and technology

  • Maintain accurate, clear and concise project documentation and design data.

  • Act as an adviser and review work prepared by junior project team members

  • Meet with clients, prepares proposals and presentations while maintaining good client relations

  • Assist in project checking for quality control on other projects

  • Have thorough knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of technical plans and drawings

  • Use 3D structural analysis software to evaluate buildings for gravity and lateral loads.

  • Represent the organization and maintains liaison with individuals and related organizations


Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Civil/Structural Engineering or Architectural Engineering or related field plus eight (8) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Professional Engineer license

  • Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ten (10) plus years of related experience

  • Structural Engineer (SE) License

  • Master’s Degree in Civil and/or Structural Engineering

  • Experienced in Structural Design and Calculation Software

  • Experience and passion for mentoring younger structural engineering staff

  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft programs and BIM software (primarily Revit and AutoCAD)

  • Ability to clearly communicate in both oral and written communication to individuals or groups

Additional Information


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $100,000.00 - $165,000.00.


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: J10109029

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid