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AECOM Structural Engineering in Houston, Texas

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Structural Engineer III to be based in Houston, Texas.

You will be joining of a global team of 500+ maritime specialists who support on a wide range of maritime developments including container terminals, LNG facilities, waterfront developments, cruise and ferry terminals, marinas and harbors as well as coastal schemes such as beach development and coastal protection schemes.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

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

  • Undertaking design and planning activities on maritime projects - container terminals, mining/bulk, oil/gas, marinas, ports and harbors, coastal defense and development schemes.

  • Maritime design and planning, including maritime codes/standards such as USACE, PIANC, OCIMF.

  • Structural design for wharves, piles, sheet piles, dolphins, across the United States.

  • Independently prepare engineering related calculations and develop structural technical specifications, plans, and details.

  • Performs specific and moderate portions of a broader assignment of an experienced engineer.

  • Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

  • Works on detailed or routine engineering assignments involving calculations and relatively simple tests.

  • Proposes approach to solve new problems encountered using modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.

  • Identifies discrepancies in results.

  • Provides guidance to entry level engineers.

  • Performs work in accordance with agreed upon budget and schedule with little supervision.

  • Independently performs all the tasks necessary to complete primary design elements for engineering works.

  • Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position.

  • Occasional short to medium term site visits may also become necessary depending on project requirements.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or related field + 4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Valid Driver’s license required

  • Professional Engineering (PE) License

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in structural design

  • Master of Science (with structural engineering concentration)

  • Ten (10) years or more of related experience

  • Experience in the design of marine structures including wharves, piles, sheet piles, and dolphins in seismic zones

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of computer analysis and design software such as SAP 2000, RISA 3D, STAAD.Pro, SAFE and (or equivalent)

  • Knowledge in AutoCAD and/or MicroStation

  • Proficient in the use of computers for making engineering calculations, spreadsheets, and report writing

  • Demonstrable interest in developing a career in Ports & Marine Engineering

  • Enthusiastic, hard-working, technically proficient, with ambition and drive

Additional Information:

  • The selected candidate will be subjected to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Registration Screening (MVR).

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 - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267550BR

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.