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AECOM Construction Engineering Technician II in Franklin, Tennessee

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a driven, attentive Construction Engineering Representative for immediate employment in Tennessee (AECOM’s East Region) to join AECOM’s 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. The appropriately qualified applicant shall demonstrate experience in either construction inspection, engineering design, or project management. Experience with Class I Railroads is preferred but not required.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting field work which has a well-defined scope.

  • Working with task leaders to deliver our scope of services to the 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 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 client.

  • Assisting task leaders with managing of the engineering, administration, and financial tasks for a current General Engineering Contract (GEC) with the railroad.

  • Interacting with a multi-disciplinary team comprised of track, structures, geotechnical, signals, mechanical, electrical, environmental, and civil engineers, and scientists.

  • Conducting civil/structural engineering related tasks which has a well-defined scope


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:

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

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

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly ® Gold Employer

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

About AECOM 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 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 2 years of relevant work experience OR a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools and able to communicate (oral and written) effectively

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in the freight rail industry with Public Improvement Projects is preferred

  • Structural/Civil Design Background is preferred

What We Offer

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.

Job Category Engineering - Construction

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266206BR

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.