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AECOM Construction Engineer in Detroit, Michigan

United States of America - Michigan, Southfield

Job Summary

AECOM’s is actively seeking a highly motivated Construction Engineer for immediate employment in Southfield, MI. This position provides the opportunity to work on large, unique, and complex transportation projects in Michigan and throughout the country.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

o Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

o #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

o VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

o Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About DCSA—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 of 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.


  • Support project delivery by providing technical direction and guidance to staff, enforcing company and project policies, maintaining close client interface, and ensuring all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.

  • Maintain communication between AECOM supervisors and peers, MDOT and local agency personnel, Contractor personnel and the general public.

  • Perform field inspections, take field measurements, and perform oversight of material testing on road and bridge construction projects.

  • Independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, and use judgement in making minor adaptations and modifications.

  • Support strategy development, preparing proposals, and executing projects.

  • Establish relationships with both external and internal clients and customers, including industry associations and other potential consultant team members and construction contractors.

  • Assist bridge/highway design disciplines with constructability questions/issues.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering 2 or more years of transportation construction related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5-8 years of project experience, including inspection and field support with local agencies, cities, counties and/or MDOT’s projects

  • Experience in client prepositioning activities and proposal development

  • Minimal travel may be required

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Michigan

  • Valid Driver’s License required

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 243621BR

Additional Locations US - Detroit, MI - 1060 W Fort Street

Clearance Required No

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.