AECOM Bridge Design Engineer in Franklin, Tennessee
We will give you 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. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
AECOM is actively seeking a driven, attentive Bridge Design Engineer and Construction Engineering Representative for immediate employment in Tennessee (AECOM’s East Region) to join AECOM’s Bridge Design Team and Class I Railroad Team.
This individual may report out of any of the AECOM offices within Tennessee but is preferably located in the eastern portion of the state. A significant portion of the individual’s role will be supporting AECOM’s Class I Railroad Team on projects throughout Tennessee and potentially the surrounding states.
This individual also will support the Bridge Design Teams based out of Atlanta, GA and Franklin, Tennessee. The appropriately qualified applicant shall demonstrate experience in engineering design and either construction inspection or project management. Experience with Class I Railroads is preferred but not required.
Responsibilities are but are not limited to:
Conducting field work as part of AECOM’s Freight Railroad Contract(s), which has a well-defined scope.
Working with task leaders to deliver our scope of services to the Railroad client throughout the construction phase of Public Improvements Projects from project kickoff through project closeout.
Coordinating with Public Improvement project sponsors, contractors, and client personnel to help deliver our scope of services to the Railroad client.
Monitoring operations conducted by outside parties and their contractors for conformance with Railroad requirements and approved contractor means and methods.
Maintaining accurate project records and being accountable for successful and timely delivery of project documentation (i.e., field reports and meeting minutes) while upholding the highest quality standards of AECOM and the Railroad client.
Assisting task leaders with managing of the engineering, administration, and financial tasks for a current General Engineering Contract (GEC) with the Railroad.
Building analytic and design skills
Conducting engineering design.
Working on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.
Creating designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings.
Collecting and analyzing data.
Using computer software as a tool for solving basic engineering problems.
Performing work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule under supervision.
Interacting with a multi-disciplinary team comprised of track, structures, geotechnical, signals, mechanical, electrical, environmental, and civil engineers, and scientists.
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 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
BA/BS in Civil Engineering with an emphasis in Structural Engineering or related field plus 2 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) preferred.
A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the freight rail industry with Public Improvement Projects is preferred.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, Mathcad, MicroStation or AutoCAD software and be familiar with at least one structural analysis software package.
Basic knowledge of some industry-standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as LEAP, MicroStation, Mathcad, GIS, Hydrologic/Hydraulic models)
Some working familiarity with GDOT and/or TDOT is preferred.
Candidate should be detail oriented and should have strong skills in structural analysis, steel, and concrete design; and the ability to work in a team environment.
Passed FE Exam, or able to obtain FE within 1 year of hire.
Willingness to travel (when required).
Previous intern/coop/work experience in bridge design is preferred.
Successful completion of the National Highway Institute (NHI) Safety Inspection of In-service Bridges training course is preferred.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.
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.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
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.
Business Line: Transportation
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Engineering